Peaky Blinders will return for a fifth outing in 2019.

“The story of the Peaky Blinders and of the Shelby family gets woven into the political fabric of Britain and Europe as the 1920’s end and the thirties begin. Tommy Shelby faces the darkest force he has ever faced and his struggle is as relevant today as it was then.” – Creator, Steven Knight

Production has started on the fifth series of BBC drama Peaky Blinders, which will move from its previous home of BBC Two over to BBC One. Cillian Murphy reprises his role as Tommy Shelby in the new series of the acclaimed gangster drama, which began filming in Manchester in September.

Also returning to the series are Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Kate Phillips and Natasha O’Keefe. Aidan Gillen and Jack Rowan return as father and son heavyweights Aberama and Bonnie Gold along with Charlie Murphy and Kingsley Ben-Adir. Series five also sees the return of series regulars Harry Kirton, Packy Lee, Ned Dennehy, Ian Peck and poet/musician Benjamin Zephaniah.

Series five of Steven Knight’s crime family saga finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy Shelby MP (Cillian Murphy) is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realises that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.

The series took home the British Academy Television Awards for best drama series at the 2018 award ceremony.

“Peaky Blinders is a truly iconic BBC drama and I cannot wait for viewers to see what Steven has in store when the cast, led by the mesmerising Cillian Murphy, return for series five in its new home on BBC One.” – Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama

The cast of Peaky Blinders, as seen on BBC Two.
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