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EntertainmentPeaky Blinders breaks viewing figures record despite gruesome violence

18:05  04 september  2019
18:05  04 september  2019 Source:   graziadaily.co.uk

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Peaky Blinders breaks viewing figures record despite gruesome violence © BBC Peaky Blinders season five has kicked off with a serious bang, all our favourite Brummy characters are back, and things are getting very dark and mysterious in true Peaky style.

Of course, as we're now halfway through the series, the storylines are getting a bit murky, and fans are seriously wondering how on earth the writers are going to wrap everything up in the next three episodes in true Peaky style - but they always seem to manage it.

Although fans have been loving the return of Tommy and co., there have been a couple of particularly gruesome scenes which have left viewers utterly shocked - namely the death of Bonnie Gold at the hands of the Billy Boys gang, and his father Aberama's revenge on a member.

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Peaky Blinders is a British crime drama television series created by Steven Knight, that premiered on BBC Two on 12 September 2013. The series is primarily set in Birmingham, England

A page for describing Characters: Peaky Blinders . Reasonable Authority Figure : For the most part Moss is a lot more upstanding and competent than most of the police to appear in the series. Case in point, he betrays the Peaky Blinders once the Italians are desperate to come to him with an peace

Watch: Peaky Blinders: Series 5 - trailer (The Independent)

But it seems as though that's not putting anyone off, as the BBC have revealed the viewing figures for the series so far - and the show has completely smashed its previous records with a whopping 6.2 million consolidated viewers.

Taking to Twitter, the BBC Press Office shared a still of Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby in the show with the caption, 'Message for Tommy Shelby... Across all TV and online device viewing, #PeakyBlinders series five has launched to 6.2m viewers, its highest ever audience.'

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A subreddit for the TV series Peaky Blinders airing Wednedays @ 9 PM on BBC Two. "A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, Peaky Blinders centres on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world."

Steven Knight’s period crime drama has split opinion over its stylised violence and dodgy accents. As Series 2 begins, two Guide writers argue the toss.

According to Metro.co.uk, the previous season's premiere episode drew 3.3 million viewers - meaning that the show has nearly doubled its viewership since moving to BBC One from BBC Two for the fifth series.

This comes after Hollyoaks fans were stunned to see Emmett J. Scanlan AKA Brendan Brady join the show as footballer-turned-singer Billy Grade - he was a huge hit!

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Peaky Blinders writer hints at film - and dashes Liam Gallagher cameo hopes.
The writer of Peaky Blinders is hoping a film version will be made when the TV series ends. Steven Knight, creator of the Birmingham crime saga, is to look at possible spin-offs once the series ends. The writer said he did not want to pursue a prequel or introduce celebrity cameos after Liam Gallagher said he was interested in appearing. Knight's desire is to take the story to the cusp of the Second World War by the final series before a move to the big screen. In Pictures: See inside the Peaky Blinders Festival in Digbeth [Birmingham Mail] He said: "I'm writing series six at the moment.

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