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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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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 theme song for Peaky Blinders, Red Right Hand was written by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. This song also appears in The X-Files, Dumb and Dumber, Hellboy and the Scream trilogy. 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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various characters: By order of the Peaky Blinders
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11 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I for one am a huge fan of this compelling series. A wonderful dark industrial landscape, great soundtrack, rich characters that have real depth played by quality actors, all to the tune of a great script and an interesting time line. You an clearly see the similarities with the high quality US series and they have gone for this market and there is clearly lots here that could make it a fantastic long running series.

Sadly, I am concerned that the BBC won't be able to retain the quality levels and we won't see it evolve in the way that the sopranos (yes I compare this show to the sopranos and boardwalk empire) evolved. Please push this internationally, let's keep it on our screens and see it develop. This period in UK history is rich with trauma, upheaval and change, the backdrop of industrial Birmingham is new and trumps the well trodden New York, Chicago, and London gangster scenes. For writers and producers this represents very fertile ground and allows innovative story lines to emerge.

Keep peaky blinders on our screens..... The campaign starts here!


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