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Cillian Murphy pictured filming Peaky Blinders scenes in old quarry near Rochdale

Don't miss a thing by getting the latest from the Manchester Evening News sent direct to your inbox Peaky Blinders star Cilian Murphy has been pictured filming in a quarry near Rochdale.

Behind-the-scenes shots show the Irish actor shooting scenes for the BBC gangland drama’s sixth season at Lee Quarry in Bacup.

The 44 -year-old was wearing his character Tommy Shelby's trademark tweed suit, heavy wool dark coats, penny collar shirt and peaked cap as he walked through the quarry, which is now a popular mountain bike trail.

The site has been transformed into a caravan site from the 1930s. Murphy can be seen driving up in his vintage car before confronting a group of townsfolk, while appearing to have a gun drawn in his right hand.

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