Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders

  • Seasons:
  • 2
  • 1
Britain in 1919 is a tumultuous mix of despair and hedonism, a nation cleaned out by the extravagances of the Great War. Returning soldiers, newly minted revolutionaries and criminal gangs all fight for survival in an industrial landscape gripped by economic upheaval. Based on a true story, this drama follows one ambitious gang in Birmingham as they rise to become the most feared and powerful in town. Named for their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, the Peaky Blinders run an empire of illegal betting, protection rackets and stolen goods.
Britain in 1919 is a tumultuous mix of despair and hedonism, a nation cleaned out by the extravagances of the Great War. Returning soldiers, newly minted revolutionaries and criminal gangs all fight for survival in an industrial landscape gripped by economic upheaval. Based on a true story, this drama follows one ambitious gang in Birmingham as they rise to become the most feared and powerful in town. Named for their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, the Peaky Blinders run an empire of illegal betting, protection rackets and stolen goods.

Season 1 (6 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 1

    Original air date: 09/12/2013 Runtime: 57:09 min.

    Original air date: 09/12/2013 Runtime: 57:09 min. Thomas Shelby, leader of the gang Peaky Blinders, comes into possession of a shipment of guns from the local BSA factory. Aware that keeping the guns could lead to trouble with the law, Thomas still wants to use them to increase the Peaky's power.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Original air date: 09/19/2013 Runtime: 58:43 min.

    Original air date: 09/19/2013 Runtime: 58:43 min. Thomas Shelby sets out to get work with Billy Kimber - the man who can help Thomas achieve his dream of running a legal bookmaking business. Meanwhile, Polly is alarmed when she realizes Ada is pregnant.

  • 3. Episode 3

    Original air date: 09/26/2013 Runtime: 56:14 min.

    Original air date: 09/26/2013 Runtime: 56:14 min. Ada and Freddie secretly wed, but start their married life together in hiding. Thomas is angry that they are still in town, as it threatens to jeopardize his deal with Campbell.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Original air date: 10/03/2013 Runtime: 59:06 min.

    Original air date: 10/03/2013 Runtime: 59:06 min. Thomas isn't pleased when his brother John announces he's marrying a local prostitute. The problems keep coming when the Peakys' conflict with the Lees family results in the betting shop being ransacked by the gypsies.

  • 5. Episode 5

    Original air date: 10/10/2013 Runtime: 57:13 min.

    Original air date: 10/10/2013 Runtime: 57:13 min. Thomas tells Grace he's planning to overthrow Billy Kimber, but swears her to secrecy. The Shelby's errant father, Arthur Senior, reappears in their lives. Thomas and Polly want him to leave, but Arthur is glad to have his father back.

  • 6. Episode 6

    Original air date: 10/17/2013 Runtime: 55:09 min.

    Original air date: 10/17/2013 Runtime: 55:09 min. It’s the day of Worchester races and Thomas' plan is entering its final stages. But as Kimber’s men head towards Small Heath, it becomes obvious that someone has tipped them off about the plan. Who is behind this betrayal?