Harry Selfridge (Jeremy Piven)
Harry Gordon Selfridge was an American retail visionary, who
moved to London with his wife Rose, their four children and his
mother Lois in 1906 to build and open the most ambitious and
ground-breaking department store the world had ever seen.
Unimpressed by the way the British 'shopped', Harry built Selfridge's & Co - transforming the 'dead end' of Oxford Street in the process.
With an innate understanding of women, pioneering business methods and boundless vision and energy, 'mile a minute Harry' put the sex and seduction into shopping - changing the way we shop forever.
Charming and inspirational, but also sometimes slightly manic and volatile, Harry is a truly magnetic character who commands respect, admiration and love from his staff and all those who know him even if it is sometimes slightly grudging!
With a keen eye for the ladies that sometimes gets the better of him, Harry has buried within him a dangerous self-destruct button that's just waiting to be pressed...