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Episode 1

Peaky Blinders, Series 1 Episode 1 of 6

Birmingham, 1919. Thomas Shelby controls the Peaky Blinders, one of the city's most feared criminal organisations, but his ambitions go beyond running the streets.

When a crate of guns goes missing, Thomas recognises an opportunity to move up in the world.

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57 minutes

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Tue 16 Sep 2014 00:25
BBC Two Northern Ireland

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Role Contributor
Thomas ShelbyCillian Murphy
Insp Chester CampbellSam Neill
Aunt PollyHelen McCrory
Arthur ShelbyPaul Anderson
Grace BurgessAnnabelle Wallis
Freddie ThorneIddo Goldberg
Ada ShelbySophie Rundle
John ShelbyJoe Cole
Charlie StrongNed Dennehy
Jeremiah JesusBenjamin Zephaniah
Mr ZhangLobo Chan
Finn ShelbyAlfie Evans-Meese
Harry FentonNeil Bell
Danny Whizz-BangSamuel Edward-Cook
CurlyIan Peck
Sergeant MossTony Pitts
Winston ChurchillAndy Nyman
WriterSteven Knight
ProducerKatie Swinden
DirectorOtto Bathurst



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