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Series 3 is the third series of Peaky Blinders. It aired on May 5, 2016, and ran for six episodes. It is preceded by Series 2, and subsequently followed by Series 4.


Set in 1924, two years after the events of Series 2, it follows the Shelby family as they enter a dangerous world of international intrigue. Thomas Shelby and his entire organization are at risk, forcing him to question everything about his ambitions and desires.


Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Episode List

Image Title Number Airdate Writers Director
Episode 1 3.1 May 5, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
It is Thomas Shelby's long-awaited wedding day. A mysterious visitor imperils the entire Shelby family, and Tommy finds himself pulled into a web of intrigue more lethal than anything he has yet encountered.
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Episode 2 3.2 May 12, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Tommy discovers the extent of the mission given to him and the extreme lengths his new paymasters are willing to go to in their quest for power. Meanwhile his own family's activities lead to escalating danger in Birmingham.
Episode 3 3.3 May 19, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Thomas travels to Wales seeking absolution, and uncovers a traitor in the Economic League. Michael develops a taste for guns. Arthur gets good news.
Episode 4 3.4 May 26, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Polly goes to confession, igniting a chain of events that reveals a trap being laid at the Shelbys' expense. Thomas plans an exit from dirty business.
Episode 5 3.5 June 2, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
As the Russians test the Peaky Blinders, Tommy realises that he is seriously outmanoeuvred. But he has an ace up his sleeve.
Episode 6 3.6 June 9, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
As Tommy prepares to commit the most audacious crime of his career, an unexpected blow forces him to face his worst fears in a race against time.