The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.
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...  Barry Fairbrother 3 episodes, 2015
...  Mary Fairbrother 3 episodes, 2015
...  Howard Mollison 3 episodes, 2015
...  Krystal Weedon 3 episodes, 2015
...  Miles Mollison 3 episodes, 2015
...  Shirley Mollison 3 episodes, 2015
...  Tess Wall 3 episodes, 2015
...  Samantha Mollison 3 episodes, 2015
Keeley Forsyth ...  Terri Weedon 3 episodes, 2015
Ria Choony ...  Sukhvinder Jawanda 3 episodes, 2015
...  Parminder Jawanda 3 episodes, 2015
...  Betty 3 episodes, 2015
Bryce Sanders ...  Robbie Weedon 3 episodes, 2015
...  Ruth Price 3 episodes, 2015
...  Kaye Bawden 3 episodes, 2015
Hetty Baynes ...  Mo Johnson 3 episodes, 2015
...  Colin Wall 3 episodes, 2015
...  Stuart 'Fats' Wall 3 episodes, 2015
...  Gaia Bawden 3 episodes, 2015
...  Vikram Jawanda 3 episodes, 2015
...  Simon Price 3 episodes, 2015
...  Andrew 'Arf' Price 3 episodes, 2015
Sonny Ashbourne Serkis ...  Paul Price 3 episodes, 2015
...  Monica the Librarian / ... 3 episodes, 2015
...  Young Doctor 3 episodes, 2015
Alex Lowe ...  Copper 2 episodes, 2015
Hayley Downing ...  Lexi Mollison 2 episodes, 2015
Lauren Downing ...  Libby Mollison 2 episodes, 2015
Sam Redford ...  Obbo 2 episodes, 2015
Vass Anderson ...  Bill 2 episodes, 2015
...  Aubrey Sweetlove 2 episodes, 2015
...  Julia Sweetlove 2 episodes, 2015
...  Vicar 2 episodes, 2015
...  Mr. Meacher 2 episodes, 2015
Pascal Laurent ...  Death 2 episodes, 2015
...  Maggie 2 episodes, 2015
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When Parish Councilman Barry Fairbrother unexpectedly dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. An English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, Pagford is not what it first seems. What lies behind the pretty facade 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. And the empty seat left by Barry on the parish council soon becomes the catalyst for the biggest battle the town has yet seen. Who will triumph in an election fraught with passion, duplicity and unexpected revelations? Written by dvd

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Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.

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29 April 2015 (USA)  »

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Ein plötzlicher Todesfall  »

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Michael Gambon has also appeared in another J.K. Rowling work as Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter series. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #20.35 (2015) See more »

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Crude Schadenfreude Portraying A Country No-One Recognises
15 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

What a huge, filth-ridden crater Rowling has made of her career with the publication of her first 'adult' novel, so it is with no surprise what a perfect bed-fellow she has in the left- leaning British Broadcasting Corporation because we've always known the BBC hate rural Britain and the people that live there but this production takes their bias and distaste to a totally new level and while the BBC portray this as a fictional drama people would be astonished to discover many within the BBC see rural Britain through such a twisted and perverted lens. No-one I've spoken to has for one moment ever been confronted with the behaviour characters in this crude, distasteful rubbish calling itself a modern British drama affect.

I'm appalled but not surprised the BBC are fronting this show however, as I am convinced they believe the behaviour therein is typical of contemporary Britain, perhaps that is so in their little sordid lives, that is not however, the way the rest of us live ours.

We all know how low the quality of BBC productions have fallen in recent years but this truly is a new low.


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