#PeakyBlinders star reveals major difference on #BBC set after John Shelby exit

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When fans last saw Tommy Shelby (played by Cillian Murphy) and his family on Peaky Blinders they were faced with a new world.

They’d grieved the beloved John (Joe Cole) after a heartbreaking start to season four, and nearly lost Arthur Shelby (Paul Anderson) too.

Luckily, due to another one of Tommy’s harebrained schemes the family managed to defeat the Changretta brothers and wipe out the Italian Mafia from Birmingham once and for all.

But season five will bring a whole new set of challenges to the BBC show.

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Oswald Moseley (Sam Claflin) turns up in the Westminster Houses of Parliament and is ready to cause immense trouble for MP Tommy.

Anya Taylor-Joy also joins the already stellar cast of the hit BBC period drama, but the true intentions behind her character are yet to be seen.

But while the show is filled with brand new faces and the family will undoubtedly have their hands full following the Stock Market Crash, Michael Gray star Finn Cole has revealed he keenly felt the loss on set after Joe decided to depart the hugely-popular show.

Joe and Finn are brothers in real life, so the pair had each other to rely on on set from seasons two to four.

Speaking about the John star’s choice to move on to other projects, Finn told Express.co.uk: “It’s a shame it’s the first season without my elder brother, so to be back for the first time… I had to do it on my own this time.

“But as they say we’ve had this team for a long time so we’re very supportive of each other so it’s a very comfortable family and very exciting.

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