Joe Cole’s earlier credits include British TV shows such as The Bill (2010), Holby City (2010) and Come Fly With Me (2011). The twenty-five year old’s first noticeable role was Injustice (2011) co-starring James Purefoy. This led to his role in the popular TV series Skins (2012) as Luke and his first film role as Tommy in Offender (2012) co-starring Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat).
Later in 2012, Cole co-starred alongside Dakota Fanning and Jeremy Irvine in Now Is Good and featured in three episodes of the Golden Globe and Bafta- nominated The Hour co-starring Dominic West and Peter Capaldi. The last couple of years have seen him feature in the popular BBC series Peaky Blinders (2013-present) co-starring Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy, and A Long Way Down (2014) co-starring Pierce Brosnan and Imogen Poots. Next for Cole is Pressure (2014) co-starring model Daisy Lowe and Green Room (2014) co-starring his former colleague Imogen Poots, and Patrick Stewart.