The TV drama also features actors Toby Jones, Lesley Sharp, Wunmi Mosaku, Adeel Akhtar, Rachael Stirling, Gemma Jones, Robert Emms, Bryan Dick and Radoslaw Kaim. It is being directed by Euros Lyn, whose credits include Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley.
Ms Azmi, 64, is currently in London shooting for the show:
http://t.co/Edz5BjJQj6 here is what I'm filming in London for. Toby Jones Emma Jones Adeel Akhtar all BAFTA nominees. Euros Lynn directs— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 20, 2015
The Arth star has kept up a steady stream of tweets since she flew out to London a week ago:
On my way to London for a new BBC production with a stellar cast. Wish me luck friends— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 13, 2015
Have been up since 2 am. Jet lagging.have to report for work at 9am London time.most difficult scenes on 1st day. Aisa kyun karte hain?!— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 14, 2015
It's the first time ever that I've stepped into a production where I do not know a single person in the unit. Feel like a newcomer— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 14, 2015
Ms Azmi is also enjoying some personal time while in London:
What a charming place the Wallace Collection is. Great ambience and super food pic.twitter.com/R69cYtWwLF— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 18, 2015
Off 2 work after a glorious weekend with nephew his wife n their gorgeous kids Saw 2 plays gorged on home cooked food n basked in sunlight— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) April 20, 2015
Set in a single street in South London, Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices.