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The fifth series of Peaky Blinders preceded series 4 and aired on BBC One August 25, 2019 — September 22, 2019. Following its air on live TV, series 5 was released onto Netflix October 4, 2019. It also marks the first time in the series to air on BBC One instead of BBC Two.[1]

Summary Edit

Season 5 sees the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy, who’s now an MP, is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realises that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.[2]

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Production Edit

Filming for the fifth series officially began on September 17, 2018[3]. On October 10, a screenshot showed filming been taken place outdoors[4]. Another screenshot featuring Cillian Murphy on the set was also released that day.[5] The series wrapped up filimg January 18, 2019[6].

The show's creator Steven Knight revealed that the antagonists of the fifth series were by the notorious gangs of Glasgow, saying that "a particular gang called The Billy Boys" would become the new threat for the Peaky Blinders in Birmingham.[7]

Episode List Edit

Image Title Number Airdate UK viewers
 

(millions)

Black Tuesday 5.1 25 August, 2019 4.05
1929 – While his family deals with the repercussions of the Wall Street Crash, Tommy Shelby MP faces new dangers from unexpected quarters.
Black Cats 5.2 26 August, 2019 TBA
The Peaky Blinders come under fire when Tommy finds danger on his doorstep and a friend is brutally attacked. Could there be a traitor in the Shelby family’s midst?
Strategy 5.3 1 September, 2019 TBA
As the charismatic Mosley shows his hand, Tommy prepares to make a treacherous new alliance.
The Loop 5.4 8 September, 2019 TBA
Tommy agrees to dangerous new partnerships when a golden opportunity presents itself, and a Shelby party promises fireworks.
The Shock 5.5 15 September, 2019 TBA
As Tommy reveals his intentions for Mosley, someone close to the Shelbys is targeted.
Mr Jones 5.6 22 September, 2019
Family tensions surface after an unexpected announcement. Tommy puts his plan for Oswald Mosley into action, but has he underestimated his opponent?

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Peaky Blinders to move to BBC One
  2. Deadline
  3. "Peaky Blinders Season 5 'Has Started Filming'"LAD BIBLE. September 17, 2018.
  4. "Filming has officially began for the fifth season"
  5. "Cillian Murphy on the set of Series 5
  6. Filming progress"Twitter Post
  7. "Peaky Blinders creator says Season 5 is 'honestly the best one yet' and confirms two more seasons"JOE. February 2, 2019.
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