BBC One has debuted the Peaky Blinders Series 5 trailer, as well as a look at the women of the popular series, which is returning later this year.
Peaky Blinders Series 5 finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy Shelby MP (Cillian Murphy) is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realizes that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.
The fifth series is directed by Anthony Byrne (In Darkness, Butterfly, Ripper Street) and produced by Annie Harrison-Baxter (Marcella, In the Flesh, The Secret of Crickley Hall).
The returning cast members include Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Kate Phillips, Natasha O’Keeffe, Aidan Gillen, Jack Rowan, Charlie Murphy, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Harry Kirton, Packy Lee, Ned Dennehy, Ian Peck, and Benjamin Zephaniah.
Sam Claflin (Adrift, The Hunger Games), Anya Taylor-Joy (Glass, Split, The Witch) and Brian Gleeson (Phantom Thread, Logan Lucky) are among the new cast members joining Peaky Blinders Series 5. Also on board Steven Knight’s acclaimed crime family saga are Neil Maskell, Kate Dickie, Cosmo Jarvis, Emmett J Scanlan, Elliot Cowan, Charlene McKenna, Andrew Koji, and Daryl McCormack.
Peaky Blinders is produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Drama for BBC One; executive produced by Caryn Mandabach, Steven Knight, Jamie Glazebrook, David Mason, Cillian Murphy, for Tiger Aspect Drama, Patrick Spence, and for the BBC, Tommy Bulfin.
The show is represented internationally by Endemol Shine International, has sold across 183 countries and airs widely on Netflix internationally, including the USA.