Mirroring the bear-pit attitudes of the time, this series follows the upwardly-mobile hopefuls at London-based investment bank, Shane Longman, as they try to scramble up the corporate ... See full summary »

Creator:

Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



2   1  
1990   1989  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dealers (1989)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The London branch of Whitney Paine, a major American investment bank, is in the midst of a crisis; after the loss of $100 million, one of their leading traders, Tony Eisner commits suicide ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Bucksey
Stars: Paul McGann, Rebecca De Mornay, Derrick O'Connor
Cost of Capital (TV Series 2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

It's a rare behind-the-scenes look into the shadowy world of billionaire investors - where egos and intrigue collide and a single deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars must get done at any cost.

Stars: Sam C. Martin, Jordan Butcher, Sharon Jordan
Traders (1996–2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In the setting of the Toronto-based investment house, Gardner/Ross, Traders explores the intimate lives and loves, the mystique and monetary machinations of investment bankers whose ... See full summary »

Stars: Sonja Smits, Bruce Gray, Patrick McKenna
Traffik (TV Mini-Series 1989)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

The Hamburg police arrest an international businessman, charging him with smuggling heroin from Pakistan. While he's on trial, his trophy wife, a former Olympic swimmer, discovers steely ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Paterson, Lindsay Duncan, Fritz Müller-Scherz
Young Catherine (TV Movie 1991)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A German princess is chosen to marry the heir to the Russian Throne, but faces plots and intrigues against her.

Director: Michael Anderson
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Christopher Plummer, Franco Nero
Chancer (1990–1991)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.

Stars: Clive Owen, Simon Shepherd, Leslie Phillips
The House of Eliott (1991–1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two sisters Beatrice(Bee) and Evangeline hit rock bottom when their father passes away leaving them in debt. Uneducated they strive hard to find jobs deemed worthy of their new guardian. ... See full summary »

Stars: Stella Gonet, Louise Lombard, Aden Gillett
The Tall Guy (1989)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dexter King plays straight man to unpleasant comedian Ron Anderson. He falls in love with Kate, a pretty nurse he meets when he is receiving injections for hay fever. When Anderson fires ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Smith
Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Rowan Atkinson, Emma Thompson
Capital City (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Spenser Hill
Stars: Leslie Bibb, Kyle Chandler, Jeffrey D. Sams
Bull (TV Series 2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

About the life of stockbrockers in their financial firm, and out of it.

Stars: Alicia Coppola, Ian Kahn, George Newbern
Scars I (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

This is a recreation of a series of interviews done over about a year with Chris, a man with a violent, dangerous past who, now with wife and child, talks about his regret for the pain he ... See full summary »

Director: Leo Regan
Stars: Jason Isaacs, Leo Regan, Paloma Baeza
Bull (TV Series 2015)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Rupert Bull tries to run an antiques shop, but knows nothing about antiques. He is both helped and hindered by his incompetent staff and his disillusioned sister.

Stars: Robert Lindsay, Maureen Lipman, Claudia Jessie
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
William Armstrong ...
 Max Lubin (23 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Declan / ... (23 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Chas Ewell (23 episodes, 1989-1990)
Joanna Kanska ...
 Sirkka Nieminen / ... (23 episodes, 1989-1990)
Trevyn McDowell ...
 Michelle Hauptmann / ... (23 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Hudson J. Talbot / ... (22 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Leonard Ansen (21 episodes, 1989-1990)
Anna Nygh ...
 Hannah Burgess (21 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Lee Wolf (18 episodes, 1989-1990)
Denys Hawthorne ...
 James Farrell (14 episodes, 1989-1990)
Joanna Phillips-Lane ...
 Wendy Foley (14 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Gail (14 episodes, 1989-1990)
...
 Jimmy Destry (13 episodes, 1989)
Emily Bolton ...
 Sylvia Roux Teng (11 episodes, 1989-1990)
Edit

Storyline

Mirroring the bear-pit attitudes of the time, this series follows the upwardly-mobile hopefuls at London-based investment bank, Shane Longman, as they try to scramble up the corporate ladder, taking risks, eating up the pressure, and following their instincts in search of that elusive deal that will finally announce their arrival in the city. Written by Bai

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 September 1989 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Used the same dealing room set from the 1989 movie Dealers (1989). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Brilliant!
6 April 2003 | by (Adelaide, Australia) – See all my reviews

An amazing series which showcases the early acting talents of Douglas Hodge, William Armstrong (1), Jason Isaacs and Trevyn McDowell to name a few of the stars. Unfortunately it only had a relatively short run but in the 12/13 episodes the audience quickly becomes captivated by the antics and lives of a group of bankers and traders in Shane Longman, a modern snazzy bank in London. If the re-runs ever come back on - it is a "must-see"!


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Capital City DVD maxwest
Cast Query MrsJ1
Discuss Capital City (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?