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Peaky Blinders Season 1

Peaky Blinders Season 1


Peaky Blinders season 1 is set in Britain in 1919. The country then is full of despair and hedonism after the extravagances of World War I. Surrounded by the collapsed society gripped by the stagnant economy, returning soldiers, fresh revolutionaries, and criminal gangs all fight for survival. The drama is based on a true story, depicting how a gang in Birmingham rose to become the most feared and powerful in the town.

air date

September. 12,2013

production companies

Tiger Aspect Productions, Screen Yorkshire, Caryn Mandabach Productions

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Season 1

Peaky Blinders Season 1 Episode Guide

Episode 1

S1 E1 Episode 1

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.

Episode 2

S1 E2 Episode 2

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.

Episode 3

S1 E3 Episode 3

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.

Episode 4

S1 E4 Episode 4

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.

Episode 5

S1 E5 Episode 5

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.

Episode 6

S1 E6 Episode 6

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.

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Cast of Peaky Blinders Season 1

Cillian Murphy

Tommy Shelby

Paul Anderson

Arthur Shelby

Sophie Rundle

Ada Shelby

Natasha O'Keeffe

Lizzie Stark