Curly is a stable boy and ferryman who often works in Charlie Strong's Yard. Thomas Shelby tells May Carleton that Curly's the best horseman in England.


Curly is a diddicoy who is totally bald and wears a dark suit and a gold earring. He walks with a trot and is simple minded, however, he knows horses like no one else.

Series 1 Edit

Curly was spotted by Thomas Shelby getting freaky with a horse, let's just say he was on the receiving end! Thomas caught him red-handed and said "Curly you freak, that's what you're meant to do with me!"

Series 2 Edit

Two years later (1922) Edit

In Episode 2.4, Thomas calls Curly 'the best horseman in England' while he shows May his horse, Grace's Secret.

Series 3 Edit

Two years later (1924) Edit

Relationships Edit

Charlie Strong Edit

Curly is a close friend and employee of Charlie Strong. He works as a stable boy in his yard.

Thomas Shelby Edit

Curly is a friend of Thomas Shelby and a fellow member of the Peaky Blinders

The two trained and cared for Grace's Secret, Thomas' race-horse.

Quotes Edit

"No heart in motorcars, I can't talk to them." Curly in Episode 1.3

"Yeah, there's 15 of them. Yeah, they want to kill us all. But we've got guns and grenades and Aunt Polly's back, so it's going to be OK. Yeah." Curly to May Carleton

"Wh-while you're waiting for the man who doesn't exist, would you like to try some of his gin?" Curly to May Carleton

"Charlie, Curly, this is Jessie Eden. Jessie, this is my uncle Charlie and my... whatever Curly is."  Thomas Shelby

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