BBC Two announces brand new six-part drama series Peaky Blinders

Commissioned by Janice Hadlow, Controller BBC Two, and Ben Stephenson, Controller BBC Drama Commissioning, Peaky Blinders is created by acclaimed writer Steven Knight and produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions. In his first television drama, creator Steven Knight (Dirty Pretty Things and Eastern Promises) says: ”The story I want to tell is based …

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BBC Two commissions 1920s Birmingham gang life period drama

Broadcast reports  BBC2 controller Janice Hadlow has ordered the first self-contained TV drama series from Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? co-creator Steve Knight – a 6 x 60-minute period drama exploring gang life in 1920s Birmingham… Peaky Blinders is based on the historically accurate story of gangsters and revolutionaries who terrorised the Midlands city. …

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