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David Tennant spotted as Exeter University becomes ‘Wessex Police headquarters’ for filming of Broadchurch

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: June 13, 2014

  • Filming for the second series of ITV's Broadchurch was taking place at Exeter University on Friday morning

  • A sigh reading 'Wessex Police Headquarters' replaced the normal sign reading 'Forum' on the building

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Exeter University has become the set for the filming of series two of Broadchurch today.

David Tennant has been spotted in the city today filming hit ITV show.

Although it has not been officially confirmed various sightings have been reported to The Echo and sign have been posted around the Uni warning of the filming.

The main University Forum has been renamed ‘Wessex Police headquarters’ with a sign put up.

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A heavy security presence is on the scene this morning and residents have been told they are not allowed to take photos.

David Tennant and Olivia Colman joined their fellow cast members to start filming the new series of the BAFTA award winning drama earlier this month.

Filming was taking place in Clevedon, North Somerset earlier this month and is expected to hit screens later this year.

Details of how the second series will unfold are being kept a closely guarded secret, with all the cast and crew being made to sign a non-disclosure agreement by producers, to ensure the plot is kept strictly under wraps.

Even members of the public who happen to glimpse any of the action are being asked to keep it quiet.

The main filming is taking place in Clevedon, North Somerset, and is expected to hit screens later this year.

Details of how the second series will unfold are being kept a closely guarded secret, with all the cast and crew being made to sign a non-disclosure agreement by producers, to ensure the plot is kept strictly under wraps.

ITV bosses confirmed earlier this year that the crime drama, which picked up three BAFTAs, would be making a return.

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