Peaky Blinders’ Cillian Murphy hung out at a Birmingham pub to perfect her voice

Cillian Murphy, who plays Tommy Shelby, also told the person he hates to step up for the role in the new series of BBC hit series Peaky Blinders

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Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy said he visited pubs in Birmingham to record drinkers so he could perfect his character’s voice.

The actor, who plays Tommy Shelby, has also said how much he hates trying to get the part in the hit movie. BBC series.

Cillian revealed he joined the show’s Brummie creator Steven Knight in the real-life locality, which provided the setting for many of his memorable scenes just so he could capture the medium. special language.

He told Radio Times this week: “I was hanging out with Steve, and we went to the real Garrison pub in Birmingham with his Brummie friends.

He frequents pubs in Birmingham



“And they were singing City of Birmingham songs and telling all kinds of stories, and I recorded it on my iPhone, and then I brought it home and used it to try and track the accents, you guys. know.

“And then I would call Steve and just leave voicemails on his phone with his voice and see how close I am to it.”

The 45-year-old also admits that there is nothing in common between Tommy and him, and that it is difficult to turn him into a tough guy.

Cillian plays fan Thomas Shelby


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“I am not a very physically imposing person,” he said. So I have to eat a lot of protein and lift a lot of weights. So that takes a while, which I hate. ”

The Irish star also discussed the pain the entire cast and crew went through after Helen McCrory, who played Polly Grey, died of cancer last April, aged 52.

“She is a remarkable human being and a remarkable actress,” he said. And I feel very honored to know her so well. She’s really on another level, and our scenes are my favorites.”

  • Peaky Blinders’ sixth and final season begins this Sunday on BBC One.

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