The Casual Vacancy – Trailer – BBC One – new J.K. Rowling drama

the-casual-vacancyThe Casual Vacancy is a new BBC TV mini-series based on the book by J.K. Rowling, creator of the Harry Potter series, in which tThe citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.

Directed by Jonny Campbell (Ashes To Ashes, In The Flesh), and adapted for TV by Sarah Phelps, the three-part series stars Michael Gambon, Richard Glover, Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Simon McBurney, Silas Carson, Lolita Chakrabarti, Monica Dolan and Julia McKenzie.

The Casual Vacancy begins this Sunday on BBC1 at 9pm and is also on for the subsequent two Sundays at the same time.

Check out the trailer below and click on the image for the full-size version: