Northfield teen lands Peaky Blinders role

By Tristan Harris Thursday 13 March 2014 Updated: 19/03 23:08

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A NORTHFIELD teenage actor has had his dream come true after being cast in hit Brummie gangster TV show Peaky Blinders.

Harry Kirton, 15, is now busy filming in the role of Finn Shelby for series two of the programme which pulled in between 2million and 3million viewers for each episode in the first series.

He said: "I was a fan of the first series and thought that the open audition, back in January, was a brilliant opportunity.

"To be offered the part of Finn Shelby was more than l ever expected and working with such a professional cast and crew is a great start to, what I hope will be, my future career."

Peaky Blinders series two will air in the autumn on BBC2.

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