Many fans of the show have been hoping for some time now that Tommy Shelby would end up being romantically attached to Charlotte Riley’s character, the horse trainer and rich widow, May Carleton.

In an interview with Digital Spy,  Riley said: “I don’t think that my character will be coming back,” Riley said. “I mean, I would go back in a heartbeat [if asked], because I just love it so much.”

Season 5 of Peaky Blinders won't have a key character returning for the new episodes

Season 5 of Peaky Blinders is currently filming and it has recently announced a raft of new Irish talent joining its ranks.

-Noah Harte