The Casual Vacancy

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The Casual Vacancy

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Sundays ,4:00 PM EST on BBC One
Tracked 962 Times
1 Seasons, 3 Episodes
60 Minutes
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The Casual Vacancy centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty fa├žade however, is a town at war: rich at war with 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.

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by zparpa

Mar 28, 2015 2:39 AM EDT

This definitely isn't a feel good mini series, nonetheless it provides a great insight into the thoughts and feelings of the people of Pagford and highlights a serious issue that can get to your heart.

by Rosanna Bowman Dillawar

May 04, 2015 7:53 AM EDT

I wasn't immediately impressed by this show but as it progressed and events began to unfold, I really felt drawn to it. The show gives insight into the lives of the rich and the poor and how their lives differ and may even be similar. I was gripped by storylines such as child abuse, drug abuse, neglect, and most shocking of all, Krystal's untimely death which was such a surprise. She was a strong character who grew on me as her true self was revealed and I felt that her death was a great way to end the series.