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Peaky Blinders 

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A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England; centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.

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Steven Knight
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Cillian Murphy ...  Thomas Shelby 25 episodes, 2013-2019
Helen McCrory ...  Aunt Polly / ... 25 episodes, 2013-2019
Paul Anderson ...  Arthur Shelby 24 episodes, 2013-2017
Sophie Rundle ...  Ada Shelby 24 episodes, 2013-2017
Ned Dennehy ...  Charlie Strong 21 episodes, 2013-2017
Joe Cole ...  John Shelby 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Ian Peck ...  Curly 20 episodes, 2013-2017
Finn Cole ...  Michael Gray 18 episodes, 2014-2019
Harry Kirton ...  Finn Shelby 16 episodes, 2014-2017
Packy Lee ...  Johnny Dogs 15 episodes, 2013-2017
Natasha O'Keeffe ...  Lizzie Stark / ... 15 episodes, 2013-2017
Tony Pitts ...  Sergeant Moss / ... 15 episodes, 2013-2017
Annabelle Wallis ...  Grace Burgess / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2016
Aimee-Ffion Edwards ...  Esme Shelby / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2017
Jordan Bolger ...  Isiah / ... 13 episodes, 2014-2017
Sam Neill ...  Inspector Chester Campbell / ... 12 episodes, 2013-2014
Eric Campbell Eric Campbell ...  Policeman / ... 12 episodes, 2013-2014
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Peaky Blinders is an English television crime drama set in 1920s Birmingham, England in the aftermath of World War I. The series, which was created by Steven Knight and produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions, Screen Yorkshire and Tiger Aspect Productions, follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family. Screen Yorkshire provided funding for the production through the Yorkshire Content Fund. It was the first production to receive funding from the Yorkshire Content Fund, which in turn made certain the majority of the show was filmed in Yorkshire as part of the deal. Written by ahmetkozan

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Crime pays well. Business pays better. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

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English | Romanian | Irish

Release Date:

12 September 2013 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Birmingemska banda See more »

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley are new to series 2, Riley being a love interest of Thomas Shelby, Hardy and Riley have been married since 2014. See more »

Goofs

In Episode #1.6, Polly told Ada that her daughter was 3 years old and her son was 5 when they were taken away, and in episode #2.1 she said her daughter was turning 18, but then in episode #2.3 her son Michael said he was only 17. See more »

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[Repeated line]
various characters: By order of the Peaky Blinders
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Referenced in Thatcher Joe: £1000 Wager Snail Race (2018) See more »

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Red Right Hand
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[Opening Title Theme]
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Finally - The BBC are back in action!
17 October 2013 | by pourluhSee all my reviews

Dirty Pretty Things was good - excellent script, cracking acting... but it wasn't Peaky Blinders and this latest effort by Steven Knight is sublime! A couple of the Midland accents left a little to be desired but that is absolutely the only fault - and one to be easily ignored in the face of great writing, casting and direction.

Sam Neil does "villain" with such ease that it's hard to recall all his non-villainous roles, or at least hard to remember them fondly. And his Northern Irish accent is excellent! Muphy proves, beyond doubt (if you had any to begin with), that he's not just a pretty boy - he kills this role in so many ways.

A dark and Macabre, moody, sexy British drama - something for the BBC to be proud of. And it's been a while.


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