A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Did You Know?
Yes. Birmingham is known as the city of a thousand and one trades. Bandages also. It is also home to the factory which made the whistles used on the battlefields of the First World War which the character Thomas Shelby returned from in the first episode of series one. Also the factory Thomas Hudson, which is still going strong today made the whistles used on the titanic. See more
Winston Churchill was Home Secretary 1910-1911, not after World War I when the series is set. See more
You think I am a whore?
Everyone's a whore, Grace. We just sell different parts of ourselves.