‘The Casual Vacancy’ Cast List – BBC TV Series

Cast list for The Casual Vacancy – 2015 BBC TV drama series starring Michael Gambon, Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Julia McKenzie and Rufus Jones.

Airing over three weekly 1-hour episodes, The Casual Vacancy starts on Sunday the 15th of February 2015 at 9:00pm on BBC1, with catch-up available online via BBC iPlayer. Based on Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling’s novel of the same name, The Casual Vacancy television series has been adapted by writer Sarah Phelps.

The Casual Vacancy cast and characters: Howard Mollison (MICHAEL GAMBON), Shirley Mollison (JULIA MCKENZIE) - Image Credit: BBC/Bronte Film and Television Ltd. Photographer: Steffan Hill

Howard Mollison (MICHAEL GAMBON) and Shirley Mollison (JULIA MCKENZIE) – Image Credit: BBC/Bronte Film and Television Ltd. Photographer: Steffan Hill

The Casual Vacancy Cast List – BBC One

Episode 1 – 15/2/15

Character – Actor/Actress

Howard Mollison – Michael Gambon (Harry Potter movies, The Singing Detective, FortitudeCommonQuirke, Emma, Luck, Maigret)

Shirley Mollison – Julia McKenzie (Fresh Fields, French Fields, Agatha Christie’s Marple, Cranford, Gangsta Granny, Maggie and Her)

Barry Fairbrother – Rory Kinnear (Count Arthur Strong, Penny Dreadful, Southcliffe, Five Days, Women in Love, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Vexed, The Imitation Game)

Miles Mollison – Rufus Jones (Edge of Heaven, W1A, Bob Servant Independent, Hunderby, Thank God You’re Here, Holy Flying Circus, Mongrels voice, Reed.co.uk job site TV adverts)

Samantha Mollison – Keeley Hawes (Ashes to Ashes, Spooks, Line of Duty, Upstairs Downstairs, Ambassadors, The Tunnel, Mutual Friends, Tipping the Velvet, The Hollow CrownDoctor Who Series 8: Time Heist)

The Casual Vacancy cast and characters: Samantha Mollison (KEELEY HAWES) - Image Credit: BBC/Bronte Film and Television Ltd. Photographer: Steffan Hill

The Casual Vacancy cast and characters: Samantha Mollison (KEELEY HAWES) – Image Credit: BBC/Bronte Film and Television Ltd. Photographer: Steffan Hill

Arf Price – Joe Hurst

Paul Price – Sonny Ashbourne Serkis (The White Queen)

Simon Price – Richard Glover (The Day They Came to Suck Out Our Brains!)

Vikram Jawanda – Silas Carson (How Not to Live Your Life, Holby City, Waterloo Road)

Mary Fairbrother – Emily Bevan (In the Flesh)

Terri Weedon – Keeley Forsyth (Heartbeat, Dalziel and Pascoe)

Copper – Alex Lowe (Fun at the Funeral Parlour, Grass, Still Open All Hours)

Obbo – Sam Redford (One Life to Live)

Krystal Weedon – Abigail Lawrie

Sukhvinder Jarwanda – Ria Choony

Tess Wall – Monica Dolan (W1A, Wolf Hall, Occupation)

Parminder Jawanda – Lolita Chakrabarti (The Bill, Fortysomething)

Betty – Menna Trussler (Little Britain, Clatterford, Alys, Y Pris)

Aubrey Sweetlove – Julian Wadham (The English Patient)

Bill – Vass Anderson

Julia Sweetlove – Emilia Fox (Silent Witness, Merlin, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), The Wrong Mans, David Copperfield, Cashback)

Ruth Price – Marie Critchley (In the Flesh, Common)

Young Doctor – Sope Dirisu (The Mill)

Kaye Bawden – Michele Austin (The Bill, Britannia High, The Last Detective)

Fats Wall – Brian Vernel (Prey, Grantchester)

Gaia Bawden – Simona Brown

Colin Wall – Simon McBurney (Rev., The Borgias, Utopia)

Mr Meacher – Jacob Krichefski (The Honourable Woman)

Mo – Hettie Baynes Russell

Maggie – Elizabeth Rider (Doctors, Marchlands, Waking the Dead)

Robbie Weedon – Bryce Sanders

Libby Mollison – Lauren Downing

Lexi Mollison – Hayley Downing

Monica – Mary Roscoe (Great Expectations)

Vicar – Derek Hutchinson

Death – Pascal Laurent (The Tunnel)

The Casual Vacancy episode 3 cast details coming soon.

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