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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.

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Series cast summary:
...  Thomas Shelby 24 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Arthur Shelby 24 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Aunt Polly / ... 24 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Ada Shelby 24 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Charlie Strong 21 episodes, 2013-2017
...  John Shelby 20 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Curly 20 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Michael Gray 17 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Finn Shelby 16 episodes, 2014-2017
Packy Lee ...  Johnny Dogs 15 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Lizzie Stark / ... 15 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Sergeant Moss / ... 15 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Grace Burgess / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2016
...  Esme Shelby / ... 14 episodes, 2013-2017
...  Isiah / ... 13 episodes, 2014-2017
...  Inspector Chester Campbell / ... 12 episodes, 2013-2014
Eric Campbell ...  Policeman / ... 12 episodes, 2013-2014
...  Linda Shelby 10 episodes, 2016-2017
...  Alfie Solomons 10 episodes, 2014-2017
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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.

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Birmingemska banda  »

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The three Radiohead songs featured in the original soundtrack of the third season (You And Whose Army, I Might Be Wrong and Life In A Glasshouse, In this order) are from the same album, Amnesiac. It is the fifth record of the band from Oxford. See more »

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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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Grace Burgess: You think I am a whore?
Tommy Shelby: Everyone's a whore, Grace. We just sell different parts of ourselves.
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Featured in Too Much TV: Episode #1.19 (2016) See more »

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All round great show!
30 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

If you like Victorian crime shows like Ripper Street, Whitechapel, Sherlock Holmes etc. then you will love this. There are two differences which make Peaky Blinders stand out. The first is it isn't set in London. Why is this a good thing? It's a nice change of scene, change of accent and culture. Peaky Blinders give you a great sense of what Birmingham was like at the time. The second reason it stands out is it is told from the criminals point of view. You get a feeling of belonging to the Peaky Blinders and despite all the terrible acts they carry out there is a fundamental decency somewhere deep down in Thomas Shelby.

The cinematography is great, the storyline is great the only thing I would challenge is the accents. They sway in and out of the Birmingham accent but its a decent attempt and probably unnoticeable to anyone not from Birmingham. I've heard that they didn't want the accents too strong because it will be airing in the US. Anyhow...I'm loving it!


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