Peaky Blinder is a Historical-fiction, crime-drama-based TV series created by Steven Knight, written by Steven Knight, Toby Finlay, and Stephen Russell. It was first released on 12th September 2013 on BBC two. This series consists of 5 seasons till now, soon it will be releasing the 6th season. The first season was directed by Otto Bathurst and Tom Harper, the second was directed by Colm Mc Carthy, third, fourth, and fifth was directed by Tim Mielants, David Caffrey, and Anthony Byre respectively. The first four seasons were released on BBC two network and the fifth one was released on BBC one network.
Peaky Blinder is a story of a gangster family of Irish travellers or Romani whose origin is from Birmingham, England. The story revolves around the Peaky Blinders gang and their intelligent boss Tommy Shelby.
Sneak Peak of all the past 5 seasons
Peaky Blinder is a story set in 1919 in Birmingham, England. It is a story of a gangster family who was basically Romani/ Irish Traveller. The story is all about the Peaky Blinders gang and their highly ambitious and intelligent boss Tommy Shelby. Soon, the gang came into notice in the eyes of Chief inspector Major Chester Campbell, a detective in the Royal Irish Constabulary. He was sent by Winston Churchill from Belfast to clean up the city of the Irish Republican Army (IRA), communists, gangs, and common criminals.
The second season of the series tells us the story after 2 years from the second season i.e. 1921. The story is set in 1921 and it ends with a climax in the year 1922. In this season we saw that how the Peaky Blinders gang expand their criminal organization in north and south of London. While maintaining its stronghold into its Central heartland Birmingham.
The third season again sets after 2 years from the second one i.e. in 1924. In this season we saw how they expand it internationally after being entered into a more dangerous world.
In the fourth season 1 year after a quarrel, Shelby’s divide, and they became targets of a mafia Vendetta, after that they were forced to reunite and seek help from a shady new ally.
In season 5 Shelby struggle with the 1929 stock market crash and Tommy faces new threats to his power from younger family members and fascist rivals.
Season 6 expectations
In this 6th season, we can expect to see that they will find out exactly who has betrayed Tommy, and we will also see about the expansion of the Peaky Blinders into America.
Here is the trailer :
Season 6 of Peaky Blinders will be featuring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, and Finn Cole. It has informed that the deceased cast member Annabelle Wallis will return as Grace Shelby in some form. There is some rumor about Julia Roberts, and there are other popular celebrities who may involve Samuel L. Jackson, Snoop Dogg, and ASAP Rocky.
It has come to know that filming was started for season 6 from February 2020. The film and Tv industries faced a terrible hit due to the Covid-19 Pandemic situation so Netflix and BBC’S series Peaky Blinders also got hit and therefore the production started again after everything came to a halt. The filming was continued for several months and after that Anthony Byrne, the director of the sixth season has confirmed its wrap-up through its Instagram post.
Still, now it is not clear that when the sixth season will release. If we take the time from November 2020 then if we take 6 months time approximately for filming and more 6 months for post-production. so, we can expect it to get released at the end of 2021 or at the beginning of 2022.
Will there be a season 7?
It is assuming that this series will get renewed for the seventh season with the Birmingham Press Hub telling by Steven Knight as he said that they would probably come with seven which is indicating to the Season 7.