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HBO and BBC TWO’s Industry: Cast & Character Guide

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A guide for the HBO and BBC Two series “Industry.” Noted are cast members, information about their character(s), and details about the series.


Please Note: This content contains pertinent spoilers, descriptions are updated as new information is presented, images changed as better ones are captured, and this is not an exhaustive list of every cast member, guest star, or reoccurring role.

General Information

Network(s)HBO & BBC Two
Created or Developed ByMickey Down & Konrad Kay
First Aired11/9/2020

Groups & Organizations

  • Pierpoint & Co. (1.1): The company everyone on the show works for that’s a known, prestigious bank.
    • Various Departments (1.1): DX Sales, CPS Team and IBD

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Other Noteworthy Information

  • RIF Day (1.1): Reduction in Force day which will happen 6 months after the beginning of the series.
  • Time Frame
    • 1.1: It has been around three weeks since everyone started, per Daria talking to Harper about not engaging her and focusing solely on Eric.

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Harper (Myha’la Herrold)

Harper (Myha'la Herrold) on the phone with Nicole
Harper (Myha’la Herrold)

Fresh from New York and part of Pierpoint & Co.’s international program, Harper’s credentials aren’t necessarily on the level of her peers. In fact, whether she graduated from college at all, never mind near the top of her class, can be questioned. However, what she may lack in her network, education, maybe even social status, she plans to make up for in hard work.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Season 1 Episode 1 “Induction”
  • Alma Mater (1.1): Went to, or at least claims to have gone to, Binghamton University, a New York university
    • Major (1.1): Finance and Investment Banking
    • Graduation Date (1.1): 4/11/2019
  • Birth Date (1.1): 1/26/1998
  • Mother (1.4): Mother’s name is Colette
  • Twin (1.2): His name is JD and he was a superstar tennis player. One who disappeared 4 years ago.

Quotes & Gifs

It’s not an apology if you put yourself at the center of it.
— Harper (1.5)

I keep compulsively checking my balance, and it stresses me out, like, makes me feel physically nauseous, when it drops below a certain point, so I’m not touching it.
— Harper (1.7)

Don’t judge me when you hold your fucking tongue whenever it suits you.
— Harper (1.8)


Yasmin (Marisa Abela)

Yasmin (Marisa Abela) after Hari's death
Yasmin (Marisa Abela)

When introduced to Yasmin, while likely as qualified as the next person, unfortunately, she has found herself inheriting tasks that are more befitting of a secretary or assistant than a banker. Such as getting lunch, coffee, and running menial errands that will not get her ahead.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Season 1 Episode 1 “Induction”
  • Team (1.3): Is part of the FX team.
  • Father’s Profession (1.5): He works in publishing, and may have even assisted Maxim in getting his job.
  • Languages (1.7): Knows Spanish, French, English, and Arabic

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I can’t leave him in a worse state than I found him.
— Yasmin (1.7)

Any success I might have doesn’t have to come at a cost to you.
— Yasmin (1.8)


Robert (Harry Lawtey)

Robert (Harry Lawtey) trying to make friends
Robert (Harry Lawtey)

Similar to Harper, Robert doesn’t come from riches or the proper network. Instead, he believes in working hard and proving your worth should be all that matters. Yet, while he believes in hard work, he also can be seen as a bit of a kiss ass to some. If not, for those who want to see him more kindly, someone who believes in making your work peers like a second family.

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Augustus ‘Gus’ Sackey (David Jonsson)

Gus (David Jonsson) at a bar
Gus (David Jonsson)

Well-bred, quiet, highly educated (he went to Oxford), Gus pretty much has it all. Making the only thing which keeps him from fitting in with the ole boys club of yore being his ethnicity and the possibility that he is queer.

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Hari (Nabhaan Rizwan)

Hari (Nabhaan Rizwan) over working himself
Hari (Nabhaan Rizwan)

With sitting next to Gus and being across the hall from Harper, Hari gets to see some of his best competition firsthand. Hence his dedication that leads to long nights, early mornings, and sometimes not leaving the building at all. But, to make it past the reduction in force he, and the other graduates, were warned about, Hari believes anything goes.

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Clement (Derek Riddell)

Clement (Derek Riddell) avoiding Robert.
Clement (Derek Riddell)

Robert’s boss, known for having one client. Said client, Kaspar, being notable enough to keep him with Pierpoint. Also, he is a bit of an ass to the newcomers, even if they make it past the reduction in force day.

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Gets to the point where they stop asking, but they never stop caring.
— Clement (1.5)

It’s only addiction if you can’t afford it.
— Clement (1.5)


Eric (Ken Leung)

Eric (Ken Leung) interviewing Harper
Eric (Ken Leung)

Eric is who hired Harper and acts as a mentor to her. You could even submit he is the kindest of all senior members when it comes to their interactions with graduates.

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I expect you to have expectations of yourself.
— Eric (1.3)

Hunger is not a birthright.
— Eric (1.4)

There are generally two times to tell me when you’ve fucked up. The moment it’s fucked, or the moment it’s un-fucked.
— Eric (1.4)


Daria (Freya Mavor)

Daria (Freya Mavor) in a meeting
Daria (Freya Mavor)

Daris is the line manager for the CPS team who is Harper’s boss, Eric’s subordinate, and plays a part in Harper getting her first sale.

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If you sit there like window dressing, it’s hard to come back. The quicker you open your mouth, the quicker they know you’re an actual human being on top of everything else.
— Daria (1.5)


Nicole (Sarah Parish)

Nicole (Sarah Parish) in a dinner meeting
Nicole (Sarah Parish)

Nicole delivers Harper’s first big sale but almost made her work for said sale beyond a verbal pitch.

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Theo (Will Tudor)

Theo (Will Tudor) in a party
Theo (Will Tudor)

One of Gus’ friends, possible ex, who is also a banker and despite being with a girl now, still loves him some Gus.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Season 1/ Episode 2
  • Girlfriend (1.3): Her name is Alice
  • Address (1.3): Lives in Clapham

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Sara (Priyanga Burford)

Sara (Priyanga Burford) noting that she doesn't appreciate Gus questioning her authority.
Sara (Priyanga Burford)

One of the most prominent people at Pierpoint.

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Cynicism is just honesty in code.
— Sara (1.8)

[…] the only agency we have in a stagnant system is the single choices that we make, and the cumulative effect of making the correct ones more often than not.
— Sara (1.8)

The choice is between the invisible man and the visible woman.
— Sara (1.8)


Lucinda (Ruby Bentall)

Lucinda (Ruby Bentall) evaluating herself.
Lucinda (Ruby Bentall)

When introduced, Lucinda is one of the leads for the IBD team.

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Kenny (Conor MacNeill)

 

Yazmin’s direct boss who challenges her, sometimes embarrasses her, in front of their team.

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Put a name on it if you are going to accuse someone of something.
— Kenny (1.6)


Seb (Jonathan Barnwell)

Yasmin and Theo Industry Season 1 Episode 3 Notting Hill

Yazmin’s lover.

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Azar (Helene Maksoud)

Azar (Helen Maksoud) asking if she can sit at her own table.
Azar (Helen Maksoud)

Yazmin’s mother who is an immigrant, from an Arabic speaking country, who works in publishing.

Additional Information

  • Introduced In Season 1/ Episode 2
  • Relationship To Yasmin’s Father (1.7): The way Azar speaks, she doesn’t like Yazmin’s father at all. However, for the sake of Yazmin’s future, she put up with the unbearable man for nearly 20 years.

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Kasper (Kåre Conradi)

Clement’s main, possibly only client, that keeps him on the payroll.

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Usman (Amir El-Masry)

Kasper’s right-hand man who pretends to be conservative, to compensate for how Kasper is, but in reality, he likes to party.

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Todd (Branden Cook)

Todd (Brenden Cook) being sweet to Harper
Todd (Brenden Cook)

Harper’s ex who can be sweet, but is also a hoe.

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Maxim (Nicholas Bishop)

Maxim (Nicholas Bishop) having a lunch meeting with Yasmin
Maxim (Nicholas Bishop)

A family friend of Yasmin’s, who is a bit of a power broker that occasionally gives Yasmin advice.

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Felim (Andrew Buchan)

Felim (Andrew Buchan) having a lunch meeting with Harper
Felim (Andrew Buchan)

One of Eric’s former clients, who was his big fish. However, after saying something to Felim’s wife, Felim drops Eric and Pierpoint.

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Greg (Ben Lloyd-Hughes)

Greg (Ben Lloyd-Hughes) after a drunk night
Greg (Ben Lloyd-Hughes)

Greg is one of the VPs at Pierpoint who shows a desire to want to be a screenplay writer. However, until then he lives with his mom, crushes on Harper, and tries to deal with being lowkey bullied by his peers.

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Alice (Karen Fishwick)

Alice (Karen Fishwick) smiling and joking with Gus
Alice (Karen Fishwick)

Theo’s girlfriend

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Lord Oki (Colin McFarlane)

Lord Oki (Colin McFarlane) talking to Gus
Lord Oki (Colin McFarlane)

An acquaintance of Sara’s, and a Lord, who holds some similarities to Gus.

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Candice (Alexandra Moen)

Candice (Alexandra Moen) talking to Harper
Candice (Alexandra Moen)

Eric’s wife works at Google and takes a surprisingly large amount of curse words from him. Oh, and they have two children together.

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Hillary (Mark Dexter)

Hillary (Mark Dexter) having a out of office meeting with Yasmin
Hillary (Mark Dexter)

The boss of Yasmin and Kenny’s team who admits to being rather lax but having to be more present by the end of season 1.

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Bill Adler (Trevor White)

Bill Adler (Trevor White) in a meeting
Bill Adler (Trevor White)

One of the big names of the New York office who is the FICC – Global head.

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