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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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 Thomas Shelby (19 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Arthur Shelby (19 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 John Shelby (19 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Aunt Polly / ... (19 episodes, 2013-2017)
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 Ada Shelby (18 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Charlie Strong (17 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Curly (16 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Grace Burgess / ... (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sergeant Moss / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Inspector Chester Campbell / ... (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Esme Shelby / ... (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
Eric Campbell ...
 Policeman / ... (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Michael Gray (11 episodes, 2014-2016)
Harry Kirton ...
 Finn Shelby (11 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Johnny Dogs (10 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Lizzie Stark / ... (9 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Henry (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Nipper (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Isiah / ... (8 episodes, 2014-2016)
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 Alfie Solomons (8 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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birmingham england | 1910s | See All (2) »

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30 September 2014 (USA)  »

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Birmingemska banda  »

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Trivia

Reunites Inception (2010) and Dark Knight Rises (2012) co-stars, Tom Hardy and Cillian Murphy, who despite sharing several scenes together, never shared dialogue in either film. See more »

Goofs

Winston Churchill was Home Secretary 1910-1911, not after World War I when the series is set. See more »

Quotes

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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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: Peaky Blinders S3 (2017) See more »

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Visually Impeccable Anti-Hero Drama
19 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The premise is very well conceived and overall fulfilling. This may be the show to look out for to make it through the long stretch. High production values, brilliantly realized and meticulously detailed...intriguing characters that are unique and well written...fantastic cast all structured in a solid engrossing narrative. The integration of modern music gives it a very other dimensional feel that is richer and has more urgency than that of other period pieces which often come off as caricatures of themselves (cough- boardwalk empire). Authentic and powerful, I see this ascending to peoples must watch list. It is exciting to see where they are going to steer this one.


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