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PEAKY BLINDERS Season 3 Coming to Netflix

Alexander Siddig as Ruben Oliver in Peaky Blinders

Good news, U.S. Sidsters! Netflix released a trailer for Peaky Blinders season 3 today along with the announcement that all six episodes of the season will be available for streaming in the U.S. on May 31. Seasons 1 and 2 are already streaming, so you have time to catch up on the story before watching Siddig in season 3. Catch ... Read More »

WATCH: Alexander Siddig Paints a Gangster in PEAKY BLINDERS Preview

Alexander Siddig as Ruben Oliver in Peaky Blinders

Following last night’s shocking episode of Peaky Blinders, BBC Two released an extended preview from next week’s episode featuring Alexander Siddig and Helen McCrory. In the scene, Sid’s character, Ruben, is painting a portrait of Polly (McCrory). He asks her some questions about Tommy, which she greets with suspicion before asking for a change of subject. The two start to ... Read More »

PEAKY BLINDERS: New Portraits of Alexander Siddig

Alexander Siddig as Ruben Oliver in Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders premiered on BBC Two last night, revealing Alexander Siddig’s role this season – Ruben Oliver, an enigmatic gentleman who appears to have a romantic interest in Aunt Polly, matriarch of the crime family. While Sid is not pictured in promotional stills released for the next two episodes (he will appear in five of this season’s six hours), BBC ... Read More »

PEAKY BLINDERS: First Look at Alexander Siddig + Premiere Date


The wait is nearly over, Peaky Blinders fans! BBC Two will premiere series 3 of the period gangster drama on Thursday, May 5 at 9PM. According to the official site, Alexander Siddig makes his first appearance in the premiere. Official synopsis: It is Thomas Shelby’s long-awaited wedding day. In the middle of the celebrations, a mysterious visitor imperils the entire ... Read More »



BBC Two just announced that Peaky Blinders season 3 will premiere in May. Series 3 of #PeakyBlinders is coming… — Peaky Blinders (@ThePeakyBlinder) April 7, 2016 We don’t have an exact date for the premiere, but Birmingham fans will get a chance to see it first at a special screening on May 4. The event will take place at ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig to Play Aristotle Onassis in Kennedy Miniseries


Variety reports that Sid will play Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis in the upcoming Muse Entertainment miniseries The Kennedys: After Camelot. The four-hour miniseries, a sequel to 2011’s The Kennedys, follows Jacqueline Kennedy (Katie Holmes), Ted Kennedy (Matthew Perry), and the rest of the Kennedy family after President Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. Sid plays Onassis, who married Jackie Kennedy in ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Signs on to FOX Pilot ‘Recon’


Good news, Sidsters! Deadline reports that Sid has signed on to co-star in the FOX pilot Recon opposite Tracy Spiridakos. Recon centers on Alexa (Spiridakos), a young, driven FBI analyst tasked with embedding herself in a suspected terrorist family. Siddig plays her target Omar, a father, husband and devout Muslim who has no idea the Feds have been tracking his every move. The ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Talks Radio Drama “Tumanbay”


Bleeding Cool has a new interview with Alexander Siddig about his radio drama, Tumanbay, which is currently airing Wednesdays on BBC Radio 4. In the interview, Sid talks about his character, what goes into making a radio drama, and his own newfound appreciation for the medium. I get to play Commander Wolf. Who is this amazing guy really. He’s a ... Read More »

Alexander Siddig Joins PEAKY BLINDERS


As mentioned in the birthday post, Sid has been on location filming a new project for the past few weeks, and we’re ready to reveal what it is: series 3 of the BBC2 drama Peaky Blinders. Our UK Sidsters will likely be familiar with the show, but for the rest of us, here’s a quick synopsis: Birmingham 1919: Thomas Shelby ... Read More »

Happy Birthday, Alexander Siddig!


If it’s November 21, that can only mean one thing: It’s Sid’s birthday! Please join us in wishing him the very best today and for the upcoming year by leaving your messages* in the comment section below. *Although we can’t guarantee that Sid will see your message, he does have the link to this post, so keep it classy! UPDATED ... Read More »