Capital City
Capital City was a television show produced by Euston Films
Euston Films
Euston Films was a British film and television production company. It was a subsidiary company of Thames Television, and operated from the 1970s to the 1990s, producing various series for Thames, which were screened nationally on the ITV network...

 which focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank
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Despite its short run in the UK, it was rebroadcast on UKTV Gold as well as a handful of PBS stations in the United States and starred a number of now well known faces.

The music for the series was composed by the Colin Towns
Colin Towns
Colin Towns is an English composer, born 13 May 1948 in London, specialising in soundtracks for film, television and commercials. Learning piano as a child, by the age of 13 he was earning money playing at weddings and birthdays in his neighbourhood of the East End of London...

 and enjoyed some success in its own right.

Recurring Cast and Characters

  • Douglas Hodge
    Douglas Hodge
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     as Declan McConnachie, primaries desk head trader
  • Trevyn McDowell
    Trevyn McDowell
    South African born Trevyn McDowell is a former actress and property developer, who has starred in films, television programmes, theatre and radio, predominantly in her adopted homeland of England....

     as Michelle Hauptmann, secondaries desk head trader, from Germany on loan to London
  • William Armstrong
    William Armstrong
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     as Max Lubin, financial swaps expert
  • Jason Isaacs
    Jason Isaacs
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     as Chas Ewell
  • Joanna Kanska
    Joanna Kanska
    Polish born Joanna Kanska is an actress, who has starred in films, television programmes, theatre and radio, predominantly in her adopted homeland of England...

     as Sirkka Nieminen
  • John Bowe as Leonard Ansen, head of banking activities
  • Rolf Saxon
    Rolf Saxon
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     as the American attorney Hudson Talbot the Third
  • Saira Todd as Hillary Rollinger, assistant to Michelle on the secondaries desk, graduated from Cheltenham
    Cheltenham College
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  • Emily Bolton
    Emily Bolton
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    as Sylvia Roux Teng


The complete Series One of 13 episodes (released 2006) and Series Two of 10 episodes (released July 2007) are available for purchase on DVD at various online shops or High Street retailers.

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