Peaky Blinders | Series 2 | Episode 1

Birmingham crime boss Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy, Inception) heads into perilous territory in the second series of Steven Knight’s acclaimed gangster epic.

As the 1920s begin to roar, business is booming for the Peaky Blinders gang. Shelby starts to expand his legal and illegal operations. He has his sights set firmly on wider horizons, and the race tracks of the South are calling out for new management.

Shelby’s meteoric rise brings him into Continue reading ‘Peaky Blinders | Series 2 | Episode 1’ »

Cillian Murphy and Flood speak to Lauren Laverne

Actor Cillian Murphy and music producer Flood speak to Lauren about the second series of period crime drama Peaky Blinders.

Peaky Blinders: Series 1 recap – BBC Two

Catch up with this recap on series 1, featuring exclusive interviews with Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory.

Peaky Blinders: Series 2 launch trailer – BBC Two

Peaky Blinders Series 2 is on the way

Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby in Peaky Blinders (credit BBC/Tiger Aspect/Robert Viglasky)BBC Two Controller, Janice Hadlow and BBC Controller, Drama Commissioning, Ben Stephenson, today announce Steven Knight’s Peaky Blinders has been re-commissioned for a second series from Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions.

With a consolidated average audience of 2.4 Million (9.6%) for series one, the epic gangster drama series set in the lawless streets of post-war Birmingham on the cusp of the 1920s will return in 2014 with a new six-part series.

Creator and writer Steven Knight says: “I am so pleased we will be able to continue to tell this story of a working class family living through extraordinary times in an extraordinary w

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Peaky Blinders – Episode 6

Thursday 17 October | 9.00-10.00pm | BBC TWO

Peaky Blinders 1It’s the day of the Worcester races – the day Thomas Shelby intends to finally become a racecourse kingpin himself.

Just as the Peaky Blinders are about to make their move, however, revelations come to light that threaten to obliterate their plans.

While Thomas scrambles to get ready for the battle of his life, Grace is faced with an impossible decision, and an enraged Inspector Campbell plays his final card.

Peaky Blinders – Episode 5

Thursday 10 October | 9.00-10.00pm | BBC TWO

Peaky Blinders 3With Inspector Campbell still on the search for the crate of stolen guns, Thomas Shelby’s life is complicated by the arrival in Small Heath of two individuals.

One is the Shelbys’ errant father, who walked out on his family 10 years ago but claims to be a changed man.

The other is a gentleman from South Armagh who has heard about the guns, and knows that an IRA man recently met with an accident soon after drinking at the Garrison, the pub frequented by the Peaky Blinders.

Meanwhile, Grace makes a discovery that could change everything.

Peaky Blinders – Episode 4

Thursday 3 October | 9.00-10.00pm | BBC TWO

Annabelle WallisThe Peaky Blinders’ conflict with rival gang the Lee family continues to escalate. When the Lees ransack the Shelbys’ betting shop, Thomas decides to pay them a visit himself.

Thomas’s brother John, a widower with four children running rings around him, reveals that he intends to remarry. His choice of bride, however, proves controversial with rest of the Shelby family.

Chief Inspector Campbell puts Continue reading ‘Peaky Blinders – Episode 4’ »