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Arthur Shelby

Tommy’s older brother, his attack-dog, who has tried to settle into normal life but can’t.

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Paul Anderson

The scars of the war and all the terrible acts of violence he’s seen and committed run deep.

When we meet him in Series 5 he’s the official head of the family business in Birmingham, but in his own head he is always the hard man of the organisation.

How long can Arthur last heading up the boardroom?

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