Monday, August 01, 2022

"Peaky Blinders" on Netflix

"Peaky Blinders", the Brit crime drama TV series based on a real post-War gang from Birmingham England, stars Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Tom Hardy, Paddy Considine, Adrien Brody, Aidan Gillen, Charlotte Riley, Sam Claflin and Anya Taylor-Joy, now streaming the final Season Six episodes on Netflix:

"...set in Birmingham, England, the series follows the exploits of the 'Shelby' crime family in the direct aftermath of the 'First World War'. led by 'Tommy Shelby' (Cillian Murphy). The gang comes to the attention of 'Major Chester Campbell' (Sam Neill), a 'Detective Chief Inspector' in the 'Royal Irish Constabulary' (RIC) sent over by 'Winston Churchill',

"Series One concludes  on 'Black Star Day' where the 'Peaky Blinders' plan to take over betting at the 'Worcester Races'.

"Series Two sees the Shelby family expand in the South and North while maintaining a stronghold in their Birmingham heartland.

"Series Three, in 1924, follows Tommy and his family entering an even more dangerous world as they once again expand, this time internationally.

"Series Four begins Christmas Eve 1925 and ends following the general strike of May 1926 with Tommy being elected as a 'Member of Parliament' in 1927.

"Series Five begins October 1929 on 'Black Tuesday' and ends on 7 December 7, 1929, the morning after a massive rally..."

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