film / 9.00pm / C4
yes, it’s stunt casting: Tom Hardy as both Krays. But it works – Hardy’s performance makes it clear there’s a world of difference between sleek businessheaded Reg and the clearly criminally insane Ron. But who was really the bad guy? That’s the knot that this film picks away at as East End gangsters Ron and Reg rise and rise through 1960s London to rub shoulders with royalty and celebrities. Verbal, vivid and violent, it’s also funny. Imagine a seaside postcard drawn by a psychopath.
Tom Hardy as Ronnie and Reggie Kray