At the end of 2017, BBC Two confirmed that gritty mob drama Peaky Blinders would be back in 2019 for a fifth series.

That’s right Thomas Shelby and the gang will be back on our screens later this year for a brand new instalment, and this time there is a new character added into the mix.

So want to find out everything we know about the actress who will be playing Peaky Blinders newbie Betty Lee? Check out her name, age, social media and more below…

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Who plays Betty Lee in Peaky Blinders?

Peaky Blinders newcomer Betty Lee is played by British actress Gemma Lawman.

The 39-year-old actress originally comes from Prestatyn in Wales.

She attended theatre school in Liverpool and began acting professionally at the age of 17.

What else has she appeared in?

Gemma has appeared plenty on the telly, with roles on soaps like Coronation Street and Hollyoaks.

She has also appeared in some grittier dramas such as ITV‘s Little Blue Blue and documentary series Partners in Crime: The Moors Murderers.

Gemma will also have a small role in the upcoming futuristic drama Years and Years on BBC One.

Gemma Lawman on Twitter

If you would like to follow Gemma on Twitter you can do so at @lawman_gemma.

She often tweets about her upcoming television parts as well as her family life with her eight-year-old daughter.

Check out her Twitter profile below…

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