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  • Premiered: 
    November 24, 2015
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  • Network: BBC1
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Based on the 2012 book (Capital) by John Lancaster 
  • Subject Matter: Thriller
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Plot Synopsis

A series of mysterious postcards simply stating "we want what you have" triggers a chain of events across the residents of a gentrified neighborhood on the fictitious Pepys Road in South London. Who has sent the message? And are they still watching the residents? Before long, the ripples caused by the note will have touched every corner of the community -- and the residents of Pepys Road will see their lives transformed. Petunia is growing increasingly worried that her dizzy spells don't seem to be going away, but doesn't want to turn to her daughter Mary for help. Meanwhile, Roger, banker and supposed family man, is hoping that this year's bonus might bring him and his wife Arabella happiness - or at least be able to cover the cost of Bogdan and all the renovations he's been doing on the house. Elsewhere, local shopkeeper Ahmed is hoping that his brothers Shahid and Usman might finally start to take some responsibility and make something of their lives. While Quentina, traffic warden and asylum seeker, is just looking to keep her head down -- while being abused by the Pepys Road residents she is ticketing. All of this is watched by the successful but secretive Smitty, an artist who shares his own personal connection to Pepys Road. Based on John Lancaster's book of the same name, CAPITAL had its U.S. premiere on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10pm ET on Pivot, which showed the entire series on four consecutive nights at 10pm.
On Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT, Pivot premiered the Season 1 finale of CAPITAL. In the season ender, the police investigation into the 'We Want What You Have' campaign leads them in an unexpected direction, as DI Mill hopes to secure a confession -- but has he got the right person? Meanwhile, with Shahid's life turned on its head, the Kamal family's faith in one another is tested to the limits. Will they all be able to intervene in time before Shahid is forced to make an impossible decision? When Roger has a change of fortune, both Arabella and he are forced to take drastic measures. As their real feelings about one another are revealed, will they be able to ride out the storm? Elsewhere, Bogdan tries to change his life for the better. As he looks for love close to home, an unexpected temptation threatens to derail everything. As Quentina tries to make the best of her situation, Mashinko struggles to connect. Elsewhere, as Smitty's new artwork reaches completion, he makes a startling discovery. Will this lead to his biggest secret being revealed?


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Kudos Film and Television


  • - London UK