Yesteryear’s actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, who has been missing from the silver screen for some time now, will soon be seen in the British miniseries Capital. In fact the multi-award winning Azmi will be seen joining an ensemble cast comprising of Toby Jones (Marvellous, The Girl), Lesley Sharp (Scott And Bailey, The Shadow Line) WunmiMosaku (Dancing On The Edge, In The Flesh) and AdeelAkhtar (Utopia, Four Lions).
The show produced by Kudos for BBC One will be directed by Euros Lynand has been adapted by BAFTA-winning Peter Bowker, from John Lanchester’s critically acclaimed and bestselling novel Capital. Set on a single street in South London, Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices: what was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multi-million pound houses.
Tweeting about the same Shabana posted, “Here is what I’m filming in London for. Toby Jones Emma Jones Adeel Akhtar all BAFTA nominees. Euros Lynn directs.”
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