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.
Aired 10 years ago - Oct 17, 2013
As Thomas Shelby prepares to oust Billy Kimber, hidden secrets are revealed and the family have to face up to the problems that have divided them. Meanwhile, Campbell, obsessed with taking down the Peaky Blinders, unleashes one last plan to destroy them.
Fetch the wagons, Charlie.
You've no reason to stay.
Before the day is over,
your heart will be broken...
It was Sunday morning.
I was at church.
But they will never take
your baby away from you.
She was instrumental.
Am I forgiven?
You waiting at home for me, saying,
"What time do you call this?"
An old corporal of mine
said he recognised some of the men.
What was he like...before France?
And if you're not gone
from this city by tomorrow...
God says he don't deal
with Small Heath, sir.
When you made that speech
about cleaning this place up,
And fight if you want to,
but that baby ain't moving anywhere.
That's it, Tommy, that's it.
I mean, we could go down there
and make a few arrests
No. Let them be.
I have made a decision
about my future.
All of Kimber's men were busy here,
Aired 10 years ago - Oct 10, 2013
Thomas Shelby has to deal with an IRA chief who has come to Small Heath to avenge his cousin's death. Meanwhile Campbell gets closer to the stolen guns, and Grace has to decide whether her loyalties lie with him or with Thomas.
Aired 10 years ago - Oct 03, 2013
Thomas Shelby's war with the Lee family of gypsies escalates, and Campbell puts further pressure on him to deliver the stolen guns. Meanwhile Thomas's brother John plans to marry a former prostitute, but Thomas suspects that she's still on the game.
or are you going to spring it
on her all of a sudden?
Like wi-wi-with religion.
even the bastards.
I say enough.
Whose address is it? Tommy, I'd like
to suggest a strategy.
and all you'll need is a shovel.
Now, go and interrogate Mr Chapman
You don't have time for this,
So, find some stairs, throw him
down, and call the coroner.
They smell like rotting water.
Is my adding up right?
It is now.
Runs the legal side of the business.
And you need a Roberts.
This is not an interview,
it is an interrogation. Sit down.
You see our John says
you've changed. And I believe him.
The pretensions of these hoodlums
are quite breathtaking!
I want to take Lizzie for a ride
in the country with the kids.
It's an invitation to a family
occasion. I want her there.
Why would you want to be
smoking that for? Same reason as you.
What would our granddad say, eh?
Whose bloody wedding? Now if we'd
told you, you wouldn't have come.
this man and this woman...
Come on, John, kiss the bride
You think she'll listen to me?
Story of your fucking life, Arthur.
Right, come on.
Aired 10 years ago - Sep 26, 2013
Thomas Shelby plans to go to Cheltenham races in order to get closer to Billy Kimber. Knowing the gangster's appetite for beautiful women, Thomas invites Grace to accompany him. Meanwhile some IRA sympathisers approach Thomas with an offer to buy the stolen guns.
Guns, Mr Shelby.
A serious amount of guns.
♪ Oh, father, why are you so sad
♪ The boys of the old IRA... ♪
Most of my great lumps of men
served in France too, sir.
I am taking you in for interrogation
on behalf of the Irish Free State.
I warned you not to let
your personal history
No. They're planning on showing up
in numbers and robbing your bookies.
raise a hand,
all those who want to strike...
"..who killed the Paddy
from The Black Swan?"
We had some luck. Some bloody luck.
What is it you've always wanted,
What can I get you?
Some family you've got, eh?
No. Or Tommy? Ahh!
Now, if you're not going
to use that thing...
I was in a pub -
it was called Mother Redcap.
Yes. I bought a dress.
To stick it to the Lee family,
Come on, posh girl.
Earn your three quid.
I commandeer this stolen money
by order of the Peaky Blinders.
Buy the boys a drink. Anybody hurt?
at every race meeting
north of the River Severn,
There's a lot of men out of work
at the moment.
Yeah... until I'm done here.
Is that all right?
Aired 10 years ago - Sep 19, 2013
Thomas fixes a horserace, provoking the ire of local kingpin Billy Kimber. He also starts a war with gypsy family the Lees. Meanwhile, Inspector Campbell carries out a vicious raid of Small Heath in search of the stolen guns.
Aired 10 years ago - Sep 12, 2013
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.