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