Writer, Creator and the Directors of the Series?
Peaky Blinders was written and created by Steven Knights, who is also known for writing screenplays for the films Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises. The directors of this series include Otto Bathurst, Tom Harper, Colm McCarthy, Tim Mielants, David Caffrey and Anthony Byrne.
The Main Cast of the Series?
The main cast of the series include:
- Cillian Murphy as Thomas ‘Tommy’ Shelby
- Helen McCrory as Polly (Elizabeth) Gray
- Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby Jr
- Sam Neill as Chester Campbell
- Annabelle Wallis as Grace Shelby née Burgess
- Joe Cole as John Shelby
- Sophie Rundle as Ada Thorne
Total Episodes and Seasons?
The show currently has 4 seasons, however, on the 22nd August 2018 the BBC confirmed that series 5 would be broadcast on BBC One.
|Seasons||Episodes||Aired On||Ended On|
|1||6||12 September 2013||17 October 2013|
|2||6||2 October 2014||6 November 2014|
|3||6||5 May 2016||9 June 2016|
|4||6||15 November 2017||20 December 2017|
Set in 1919, Birmingham, England, the ambitious gang leader of the Peaky Blinders, Thomas Shelby finds his crew has come under the scrutiny of Belfast Chief Inspector Chester Campbell, who has been sent to clean up the city of crime.
Set two years after the events of Series 1, it follows the Shelby family as they expand their business South and North while maintaining their stronghold in Birmingham, England. Beginning in 1921, it ends with a climax at Epsom race-course on “Derby Day” in June 1922.
Set in 1924, two years after the events of Series 2, it follows the Shelby family as they enter a dangerous world of international intrigue. Thomas Shelby and his entire organisation are at risk, forcing him to question everything about his ambitions and desires.
Series 4 begins in December 1925. Tommy Shelby OBE has acquired unprecedented legitimacy. The former gangster is also a man alone, estranged from his family and focused only on business. But when he receives a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve, Tommy realises that the Shelbys are in danger of annihilation.
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