10 best shows like The Casual Vacancy (2015)

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The Casual Vacancy 2015
The citizens of the small British town of Pagford fight for the spot on the parish council after Barry Fairbrother dies.
List of the best shows and series like The Casual Vacancy (2015): In the Flesh, Deadwater Fell, Glue, The Society, Lark Rise to Candleford, Sex Education, A Young Doctor's Notebook, L.A.'s Finest, Wolf Hall, South Riding.

In the Flesh (2013)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

Thousands of dead people have risen from their graves and nearly destroyed Britain. A cure has been found - but can the treated zombies be rehabilitated back into living society?

Deadwater Fell (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

When a seemingly perfect and happy family is murdered by someone they knew and trusted, cracks appear on the surface of a supposedly idyllic community.

Glue (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43

In Overton, a remote little village in the English countryside, the townsfolk have two interests which are farming and racehorses. Life there seems simple but the village teens resort to playing chicken over razor-sharp blades spinning atop farm silos and other dangerous games to kill their boredom.Then, quite suddenly, life in Overton becomes a lot less boring. Another, much more literal type of killing is revealed when someone finds the body of a local teen under the wheels of a tractor. Now a murder investigation will bring to light all those secrets this close-knit community has been hiding, and life in Overton will never be the same.

The Society (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.

Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:52

Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a vanished corner of rural England and a heart-warming drama series teeming with wit, wisdom and romance.

Sex Education (2019)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:11

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:24

A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.

L.A.'s Finest (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Syd Burnett has left her complicated past behind to become an LAPD detective. Paired with a new partner, Nancy McKenna, a working mom with an equally complex past, Syd is pushed to examine whether her unapologetic lifestyle might be masking a greater personal secret. These two women don't agree on much, but they find common ground when it comes to taking on the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles.

Wolf Hall (2015)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00

Following the fact-based historical book of the same name, this drama follows the rise of Cromwell as he becomes Henry the VIII's closest advisor. England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose him. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell: a wholly original man, a charmer, and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute in reading people, and implacable in his ambition. But Henry is volatile: one day tender, one day murderous. Cromwell helps him break the opposition, but what will be the price of his triumph?

South Riding (2011)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom

The lives and loves of a 1930s Yorkshire town explored in a passionate tale of politics in small places. South Riding charts the story of Sarah Burton's homecoming to Yorkshire in 1934 after twenty years teaching in London and the Empire. After a fiery interview with a conservative interview panel, outspoken Sarah takes up her first headmistress-ship at Kiplington High School for Girls, determined to demonstrate to her new pupils that the future is theirs for the taking.

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I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

Fargo (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:53

A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.

Good Witch (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA

Cassie Nightingale, Middleton’s favorite enchantress, and her young-teenage daughter Grace, who shares that same special intuition as her mom, welcome Dr. Sam Radford and his son to town. When the New York transplants move in next to the Grey House, they are immediately spellbound by the mother-daughter duo next door, but Sam and Cassie quickly find they may not see eye to eye. With her signature charm, Cassie attempts to bring everyone together, ensuring all of Middleton is in for new changes, big surprises and, of course, a little bit of magic!"Good Witch” is based on Bell’s beloved character Cassie, the raven-haired enchantress who kept audiences spellbound for seven installments of Hallmark Channel's longest-running and highest-rated original movie franchise of all time.

Home Fires (2015)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the characters find themselves under increasing and extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world. By banding together as the Great Paxford Women’s Institute, they help maintain the nation’s fabric in its darkest hour, and discover inner resources that will change their lives forever.

Back (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

Estranged foster-brothers Stephen and Andrew vie to take over the family business following the death of their father.

Fresh Meat (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40

A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far: university!

A Very English Scandal (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:16

It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.

Brockmire (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.

Parade's End (2012)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

The story of a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette in the midst of World War I and a Europe on the brink of profound change.

Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration00:30

The black sheep of the Argyll family, Jack Argyll, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man shows up on their doorstep claiming Jack’s innocence. The family must come to terms with this news and the fact that the real killer might still be among them.

Pure (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:33

Marnie is not OK. She's had x-rated thoughts for the last 3672 days and she doesn't know why or what they mean. When she jumps on a coach to London, she doesn't know a soul, not even herself, but in the city she will build a new life.

Castle Rock (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock.

Babylon (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:35

London's police force is in need of a public image revamp. And Chief Constable Richard Miller has found just the woman to do it...American visionary from the world of new media Liz Garvey, sets out to revolutionise the force's PR department just as an outbreak of violence erupts.

Two Weeks to Live (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

When strange young misfit Kim Noakes was just a little girl, her father died in murky circumstances and her mother Tina whisked her away to a remote rural life of seclusion and bizarre survival techniques. Now all grown up, Kim sets out into the real world for the first time to begin a secret mission of honouring her father’s memory.

Banana (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:59

Witty, heartfelt and unique interlinked stories covering different aspects of LGBT life, featuring the most exciting emerging talent.

Free Rein (2017)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA

A 15-year-old from LA spends the summer at her mom's childhood home on an island off the coast of England, where she bonds with a mysterious horse.

The Pale Horse (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom

After a list of names is found in the shoe of a dead woman, one of the named people begins investigating and is drawn to the The Pale Horse, the home of a trio of rumored witches living in a small village. Word has it that the witches can do away with wealthy relatives using dark arts.

The End of the F***ing World (2017)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:28

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.

World Without End (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, military, history
CountryGermany, Canada, United Kingdom, Hungary

Two hundred years after the construction of the great cathedral, the medieval town of Kingsbridge is taken under siege by Queen Isabella. Caris, a visionary young woman, inspires her people to stand up for their rights and revolt against to the most powerful forces of her time, the Church and the Crown.

Club de Cuervos (2015)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico

When the patriarch of a prominent family dies, his heirs battle to determine who will gain control of his beloved soccer team: The Cuervos of Nuevo Toledo.




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