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article imageBroadchurch: Eve Myles joins cast for second season

By Mathew Wace Peck     May 21, 2014 in Entertainment
Welsh actor Eve Myles is to join the cast of ITV's BAFTA-winning drama series "Broadchurch" for its second season, it has been announced.
As reported by Digital Spy, the Torchwood and Doctor Who star "will will play a central role in the new series."
Eve Myles first appeared in Doctor Who in 2005, as , in the Mark Gatiss-penned episode The Unquiet Dead. However, she is best known for playing Gwen Cooper in Torchwood, a Doctor Who spin-off series that also stars John Barrowman as Captain John Harkness.
She is also well known for her long-running role, Ceri, in the BBC Cymru Wales drama series, Belonging, and for playing the eponymous lead in BBC One's Frankie.
Doctor Who alumni
Earlier this month, ITV announced that David Tennant (The Escape Artist), Olivia Colman (The Iron Lady), Jodie Whittaker (Attack the Block), Andrew Buchan (The Fixer) and Arthur Darvill (The White Queen) — all of whom appeared in the first season — would all be returning for season 2.
James D'Arcy (Cloud Atlas), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (RoboCop) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Bad Education) are also joining the crime drama for its second run.
Oskar McNamara as Danny Latimer  in the ITV drama Broadchurch
Oskar McNamara as Danny Latimer, in the ITV drama Broadchurch
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Myles becomes the latest Doctor Who alumni to be involved with Broadchurch, with Tennant, Colman and Darvill — as well as David Bradley (An Adventure in Space and Time) — all having appeared in the BBC's long-running science-fiction series. Meanwhile, Broadchurch creator/writer Chris Chibnall is also a regular writer on Doctor Who, while one-time Who director Euros Lyn took on such duties for the ITV series.
Tennant is currently in the States, where he is recreating his Broadchurch role for the US version of the show. Renamed Gracepoint, he has adopted an American accent for the remake.
Meanwhile, to catch up on the series so far, you can read David Silverberg's review of Season 1 of Broadchurch elsewhere on Digital Journal.
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