Emmett J Scanlan

PEAKY BLINDERS and KIN star Emmett J Scanlan will be back on our screens this month in the second series of tense ITV drama THE TOWER. And the actor is already filming the third series of the gritty thriller, in which his character is set to play a “major role”, its producers have confirmed. Recently commissioned, the third series is named THE TOWER 3: GALLOWSTREE LANE and based on Kate London’s third novel of the same name. It will see the stars of the show return, with Gemma Whelan as DS Sarah Collins alongside Tahirah Sharif, who was BAFTA-nominated for her role as PC Lizzie Adama in the first series, Jimmy Akingbola as DC Steve Bradshaw and Dublin-born Scanlan, who has appeared in the likes of Peaky Blinders and Kin, as DI Kieran Shaw.

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