The Mirror reports that Cillian had told Today FM: "It’s desperately sad, sad for all of us who knew her and the people who were close to her and the fans. "She was like the matriarch of Peaky Blinders and the person I was closest to.
The Polly and Tommy scenes are some of my favourite scenes in the show. It’s desperately sad. We’re all still trying to come to terms with it. "He added "She was without doubt one of the best actors I've ever had the pleasure of working with.Read more on msn.com