First trailer lands for BBC adaptation of J.K. Rowlings The Casual Vacancy

The first trailer has landed online for the BBC’s adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, starring former-Dumbledore Michael Gambon in a tale of small-town politics.

Set in the fictional English village of Pagford, the three-part series revolves around an election for a newly vacated position on the parish council, a contest that sees local tensions soon begin to boil over…

Boasting an impressive British cast including the likes of Rory Kinnear, Keeley Hawes and Richard Glover, it looks set to be one of the highlights of the BBC’s winter lineup.

Take a look at the new trailer, below…