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Broadchurch star Andrew Buchan has left actress wife Amy Nuttall after developing a relationship with his co-star on a brand new drama. <br>The actor, 44, best known for his role as Mark Latimer in the hugely popular series, married star Nuttall in 2012, Nip Slip celebrities with the couple welcoming a son three years later, in 2015.
The pair also have a daughter.<br>But he is understood to have left the family home and , 40, after meeting the glamorous actress while working on series Better, reports. <br>Farzad married her husband James Maizels in 2013, and they have a daughter who was born in 2014.
It is not known when they split.<br>The reports come just weeks after she shared a gushing Instagram post paying tribute to Buchan for ‘holding her up and wiping away her tears,’ alongside a snap of them filming the drama. <br> All over? Broadchurch star Andrew Buchan has left actress wife Amy Nuttall after developing a relationship with his co-star on a brand new drama<br> Co-stars: He is understood to have left the family home and moved in with Leila Farzad after meeting the glamorous actress while working on BBC series Better (pictured on show)<br> Old times: Nuttall found fame after joining the ITV soap Emmerdale in 2000 at the age of 18; she played Chloe Atkinson for eight years before leaving to pursue a music career <br>A source told the outlet: ‘It was a huge shock.
Amy is heartbroken.’ <br>Buchan is said to have told Nuttall, 40, their marriage was over before Christmas, leaving the actress devastated and their friends in a state of shock. <br>The source added: ‘For Andrew to walk away from his family was a huge shock to us all – and Amy is heartbroken. Everyone who knows them thought they were going to be together forever.<br>’But he’s packed his bags and left with his new co-star.
Whatever has gone on, it seems to have been enough for him to re-evaluate his whole life and rip up their marriage.<br>’Nobody is quite sure of the exact details, but Andrew has clearly had his head turned pretty dramatically.’ MailOnline has contacted a representative for further comment. <br>Earlier this month, Farzad took to social media to share a gushing tribute to Buchan in a montage featuring the entire Better cast and crew.<br>Her caption read: ‘This lot.
Couldn’t and wouldn’t happen without them. Big up the Better team who wiped my tears, held me up, fed me crumpets and made me smile. <br>’Don’t have pics of everyone but this gang got me through! We made a show, it’s NOT a Happy Valley replacement but a morality tale which should make you think.'<br> Cosy!
Farzad and Buchan are pictured together while promoting Better on February 8<br> Previously: Buchan is best known for his role as Mark Latimer in the hugely popular ITV series Broadchurch (pictured)<br> United: Earlier this month, Farzad took to social media to share a gushing tribute to Buchan in a montage featuring the Better cast and crew<br> Happy: She shared a caption lauding her co-stars, including Buchan, for ‘wiping away her tears’ and ‘holding her up'<br> Popular: Nuttall played Ethel Parks in ITV period drama Downton Abbey (pictured on the show)<br> Glamorous: Farzad has previously taken roles in Law & Order: UK, Man Down, This Time With Alan Partridge and I Hate Suzie – a part that earned her a Bafta TV nomination<br> Close: One scene in the series shows the pair kissing and sharing an embrace, with Farzad previously describing their on-screen relationship as ‘intense'<br> Former flame: Farzad was previously married to husband James, with the pair tying the knot in 2013, after being friends for six years.
They have a daughter born in 2014<br> Cute: She posted a photo of a note her little girl had hidden in her suitcase as she went away to film, which read: ‘I’m very proud of you mummy.<br>Buchan plays well-connected criminal Col alongside Farzad’s corrupt police officer, Lou, in the crime drama Better, which was first screened on BBC One in February. <br>One scene in the series shows the pair sharing an embrace, and Farzad has described their on-screen relationship as ‘intense.’ <br>She said: ‘It’s a very complicated relationship.
When we first meet them, it’s an intense relationship that has an element of friendship, but there’s quite an intimate power play between these two people.<br><div class=”art-ins mol-factbox floatRHS tvshowbiz” data-version=”2″ id=”mol-be45a960-b74b-11ed-aff5-c5dbb357e043″ website actor Andrew Buchan 'walks out' on wife Amy Nuttall