Cillian Murphy and Thomas Shelby are polar opposites. One is a rough, tough Birmingham gangster who you definitely wouldn’t want to get on the wrong side of, the other is a humble, quiet Irishman who prefers to wear his hair longer than Tommy’s close shave.
Spoiler alert for anyone who hasn’t finished series 2 of Peaky Blinders yet (you better catch up before tonight!), but after narrowly escaping death at the end of last series’ finale, Tommy is taking the Shelby business international – and there’s a lot more at stake. Some new faces have joined the Peaky Blinders cast to ‘mess things up’, too – get to know newcomer Gaite Jansen in our exclusive shoot here.
Do you think you could keep up the Peaky Blinders haircut and grooming regime in real life?
It takes a long time! I could never do that.
Do you like Thomas, as a person?
Well I think that’s a bit reductive, I think you just need to understand him. He’s very complex.
We’ve seen Tommy with his fair share of ladies; deep down, is he a womaniser or just soft-hearted?
You’ll find out in series 3!
What can you tell us about the new series?
Nothing – but it’s bigger.
Peaky Blinders Series 3 starts on BBC Two at 9pm tonight. Here are 8 reasons we can’t wait for Peaky Blinders series 3…