The Casual Vacancy

The BEST episodes of The Casual Vacancy

Every episode of The Casual Vacancy ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of The Casual Vacancy!

Pagford is a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty façade, 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. A miniseries adaptation of J.K. Rowling's novel.

Last Updated: 7/3/2022Network: BBC One
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Episode 3
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7.41
90 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/1/2015

With the parish council election imminent, tensions rise in Pagford as each side steps up their campaign. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations? The battle lines are drawn, and the fate of Sweetlove House hangs in the balance.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 2
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7.28
103 votes

#2 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/22/2015

The parish council election approaches and Pagford is on tenterhooks awaiting the next post from 'the Ghost of Barry Fairbrother'. Who is the Ghost, and what will they say? Is anyone in the village safe from humiliation? As tensions rise, the finger of suspicion points in many directions.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
Watch Now:Amazon
Episode 1
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7.05
119 votes

#3 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/15/2015

The village of Pagford is left in shock when a local resident dies suddenly. Pagford is seemingly an English idyll, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a community at war. The empty seat left on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest battle the village has yet seen.

Directors: Jonny Campbell
Watch Now:Amazon

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