Meet the cast of Industry: BBC’s new drama about banking grads in the City

You’re going to want to be mates with all of them

The BBC has teamed up with HBO to create a new drama called Industry about a group of graduate investment bankers and the cast list is very cool.

A number of Industry episodes were directed by Lena Dunham and the eight part series follows a group of graduates from their interviews to their first stressful month of working on the trading floor. But it is no way as dull as that sounds.

Industry is full of drugs, sex and a lot of unhealthy competition between the grads. And the actors playing the competitive graduates are relative newcomers alongside a few famous faces that you’ve definitely seen before.

This is everything you need to about the cast of Industry:

Myha’la Herrold – Harper Stern

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Myha’la Herrold plays the lead role of Harper Stern. Harper is an American from New York who travels to London in the hope of working for Pierpoint & Co, the banking company in Industry.

Myha’la is 24 years old and has been acting for years on Broadway. Before starring in Industry she was in projects that included Modern Love and the short film The Tattooed Heart.

Marisa Abela – Yasmin Kara-Hanani

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Marisa joins the Industry cast as Yasmin Kara-Hanani, a grad who’s come from privilege and is working in the foreign exchange sector of the bank.

Marisa is 23 years old and Industry is only her third acting role. She previously starred in Sky’s Cobra series. Marisa spent her time in lockdown running 5ks and learning how to surf.

Harry Lawtey – Robert Spearing

Harry with Marisa, via Instagram @harry_lawtey

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Harry Lawtey is playing the role of Robert Spearing, who comes from a less privileged background than the rest of the banking group.

This is Harry’s first leading acting role. However he has appeared in the shows Marcella, The Letter for the King and the movie City of Tiny Lights.

David Jonsson – Gus Sackey

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David is joining the Industry cast as Gus Sackey, a grad of Eton and Oxford, who is flatmates with Robert.

His biggest role before Industry was starring in the series Deep State and he’s also written and directed his own short film called Gen Y.

Nabhaan Rizwan –  Hari Dhar

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Nabhaan is playing the role of Hari Dhar in Industry, a banker who “doesn’t realise the consequences of his actions”. Nabhaan is only 23 years old and already been in a number of films and series before Industry.

He starred in 1917, Informer and Mogul Mowgli. In his interview with British Vogue, Nabhaan spoke about his love for rap, he’s recently released an EP and about wanting to study at Central Saint Martins.

Will Tudor – Theo Tuck

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Will Tudor joins the cast as Theo Tuck, who is a research analyst for Pierpoint & Co. Will is 33 years old and already been in number of big projects that you’ll probably recognise him from.

He plays Olyvar in Game of Thrones, who is one of LittleFinger’s spies and has sex with Loras. Will has also appeared in the series Shadow Hunters and played Christoper Dean in the 2018 TV movie Torvill & Dean.

Freya Mavor – Daria Greenock

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27-year-old Freya Mavor is most known for her role on Skins where she played Mini McGuiness. In Industry Freya takes on the role of Daria Greenock, the Vice President of Cross Product Sales at Pierpoint & Co.

Apart from appearing in Skins, Freya has also starred in The Sense of an Ending, The Lady in The Car with Glasses and a Gun and The Keeper.

Ben Lloyd-Hughes – Grey Grayson

Ben is another Skins alumni joining the cast of Industry. He was on two episodes of Skins as Josh in 2007.

Since then his career has just kept on getting better, he’s starred in the Divergent movies, Me Before You and War & Peace. The 32-year-old will be playing Grey Grayson in a number of episodes of Industry.

Watch the trailer for BBC’s Industry here:

Featured image credit: HBO/BBC

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