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As the 1920s begin to roar, business is booming for the Peaky Blinders gang. Tommy Shelby starts to expand his legal and illegal operations, with an eye on the racetracks of the south. Meanwhile, an enemy from Tommy's past returns to Birmingham.

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59 minutes

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Friday 01:00

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  • The Dead Weather

    Rocking Horse

  • Johnny Cash

    Danny Boy

  • PJ Harvey

    Long Snake Moan

  • 00:01

    PJ Harvey

    To Bring You My Love

  • 00:09

    The Dead Weather

    Rocking Horse

  • 00:59

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    Red Right Hand

  • 00:59

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    Red Right Hand

Credits

Role Contributor
Thomas Shelby Cillian Murphy
Ada Shelby Sophie Rundle
Arthur Shelby Paul Anderson
Polly Gray Helen McCrory
Esme Shelby Aimee-Ffion Edwards
John Shelby Joe Cole
Curly Ian Peck
Sergeant Moss Tony Pitts
Black Lion Barman Colin Connor
Black Lion Boy Harrison Vaughan
Finn Shelby Harry Kirton
Irene O'Donnell Simone Kirby
Donal Rory Keenan
Condemned Man Richard Patterson
Governor Paul McEwan
King Maine Daniel Fearn
Charlie Strong Ned Dennehy
Lizzie Stark Natasha O'Keeffe
Medium Jane Wood
Woman at Seance Sam Battersea
Eamonn Duggan Rory Gallagher
Eden Club Doorman Alastair Barley
Mario Dorian Lough
Winston Churchill Richard McCabe
Communist Comrade James Boyland
Sabini Kidnap Gangster Tom Mothersdale
Darby Sabini Noah Taylor
Writer Steven Knight
Producer Laurie Borg
Director Colm McCarthy

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