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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until: 27/01/2015 - Programme Name: The Casual Vacancy - TX: n/a - Episode: Generics (No. 1) - Picture Shows: (L-R) Howard Mollison (MICHAEL GAMBON), Shirley Mollison (JULIA MCKENZIE) - (C) Bronte Film and Television Ltd 2014 - Photographer: Steffan Hill

The Casual Vacancy

Based on the global bestselling novel by J.K. Rowling, THE CASUAL  VACANCY is a three part mini-series produced by Brontë Film and  Television and written by Sarah Phelps (Eastenders, Great Expectations) and directed by Jonny Campbell (Doctor Who, Shameless).

Starring an incredible ensemble cast including; Michele Austin  (Eastenders, Silent Witness) as Kaye Bawden, Emily Bevan (Testament  of Youth, In The Flesh) as Mary Fairbrother; Silas Carson (Indian
Summers, Glue) as Vikram Jawanda; Lolita Chakrabarti (The Smoke, My  Mad Fat Diary) as Parminder Jawanda; Marie Critchley (Ripper Street,  In The Flesh) as Ruth Price; Monica Dolan (Wolf Hall, Kick Ass 2) as  Tess Wall; Keeley Forsyth (Guardians of the Galaxy, Dawn) as Terri  Weedon; Emilia Fox (Silent Witness, The Wrong Mans) as Julia  Sweetlove; Richard Glover (Into The Woods, The Trap) as Simon Price;  Keeley Hawes (Doctor Who, The Bank Job) as Samantha Mollison; Joe  Hurst (Private Peaceful, Shirley) as Andrew Price; Rufus Jones  (Paddington, House of Fools) as Miles Mollison; Rory Kinnear (The Imitation Game, Skyfall) as Barry Fairbrother; Simon McBurney (The  Theory of Everything, Magic In The Moonlight) as Colin Wall; Brian  Vernel (Grantchester, Prey) as Stuart Wall; Julian Wadham (The Riot  Club, Warhorse) as Aubrey Sweetlove; with Julia McKenzie (Notes on a  Scandal, Agatha Christie’s Marple) as Shirley Mollison and Michael  Gambon (Harry Potter, Fortitude) as Howard Mollison; and introducing  Abigail Lawrie as Krystal Weedon.

THE CASUAL VACANCY centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English  village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the  pretty façade, however, is a town at war. The rich at war with the  poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their  husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. Pagford is not what it  first seems.

Don’t miss your chance to own this gripping new drama as THE CASUAL  VACANCY comes to Blu-ray and DVD from 15th June 2015.

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