Alexander Siddig performed artist Ruben Oliver in season 3 of Peaky Blinders (Image: BBC)
Peaky Blinders actor Alexander Siddig has described the ‘full on’ nature of set when engaged on the sequence, explaining that different members of the solid have a ‘pack mentality’ throughout filming.
Alexander, 55, portrayed artist Ruben Oliver in season three of the interval crime drama, a romantic curiosity of Polly Grey (Helen McCrory), the matriarch of the Shelby household.
Whereas trying again on his expertise filming the programme from late 2015 to early 2016, the actor recalled it being a particularly intense setting.
‘It isn’t enjoyable. It’s full on,’ he stated. ‘There are folks kicking off left, proper and centre. The Peaky Blinders lot are a gaggle of technique actors.’
‘You stroll right into a room and there’s a bunch of them sitting round a desk all singing Peaky Blinders songs and also you’re like, “Excuse me, flawed door”,’ he acknowledged.
Season 5 of Peaky Blinders was launched in 2019 (Image: BBC)
‘They’ve a pack mentality they usually hang around collectively, they’re fierce.’
Whereas the actor stated he was ‘very a lot on the surface’, he added that his fellow actors on the present are ‘beautiful beautiful folks clearly, however they’re of their characters’.
‘Usually you’re on a TV present or a film and folks aren’t of their characters. They’re simply hanging round and milling about however no manner, on this one which wasn’t occurring,’ he stated.
Alexander additionally expressed his hope that his character, Ruben, may return to the drama in some unspecified time in the future sooner or later.
Final month, Paul Anderson, who performs Arthur Shelby on Peaky Blinders, supplied followers with hope that season six could be on the way soon.
In a put up shared on Instagram, which featured a cartoon drawing of his character, he wrote: ‘Season 6 #comingfknsoon. Thanking you all for the wait, will probably be value it.’
Seasons one to 5 of Peaky Blinders can be found to observe on Netflix.