‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 Episode 4 review

An aura of doom hangs over Episode 4 of Peaky Blinders. Or rather, over the characters in it. As a one hour-sized middle finger to your peaceful Thursday night, this show is in rude health. It’s rare that drama can so successfully crash into your living room and tell you to fuck off without courting … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 Episode 3 review

Testosterone wafts off Peaky Blinders like moisture evaporating off a stallion’s flanks on a frosty November morning. And that’s about as poetic as you can be talking about this show, especially this week. The horse theme might gallop through the entire episode, but so too does an over-reliance on violence and profanity. None of it … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 Episode 2 review

Let’s talk about sound design. Hey where are you- no no, please stay, it’ll be interesting, I promise. We take good sound design for granted. TV practically expects us to: awards for it are always briskly packed away in the ‘Earlier in tonight’s show…’ montages at the BAFTAs and Academy Awards. People only notice it … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 Episode 1 spoiler-free review

Watching the opener to Peaky Blinders’ second season is like swaggering back into your old home town. Just as the streets, the faces, and the noises of your old manor are all as vibrantly familiar and much more impressively dismal than you remembered, so there’s an identical sensation as you hear the ferric beat of … >

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10 things we learned about ‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 from our set visit

Peaky Blinders was without doubt one of the surprise packages of original British drama in 2013; a smouldering, gritty depiction of a 1920’s Birmingham back alley power struggle, boasting a Hollywood calibre cast and infused with a rousing rock-tinged soundtrack. It’s not a moment too soon then that we get set to welcome the arrival … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Season 2 launch trailer

BBC Two has released a new trailer for the second season of Peaky Blinders. Six new episodes will air on BBC Two this autumn, with The Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy joining the cast as “a charismatic leader who presents a unique opportunity to Tommy”. Other new cast members include Noah Taylor (Submarine) and … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ writer: Series 2 is ‘bigger and more dangerous’

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has promised “even greater jeopardy” in the upcoming second series. Six new episodes will air on BBC Two this autumn, with The Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy joining returning cast members Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Sam Neill. Knight commented: “It’s getting bigger, it’s getting richer and as a … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ Series 2 first trailer

BBC Two has released the first teaser for the new series of Peaky Blinders. Six new episodes will air on BBC Two this autumn, with The Dark Knight Rises star Tom Hardy joining the cast as “a charismatic leader who presents a unique opportunity to Tommy”. Other new cast members include Noah Taylor (Submarine) and … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ new cast for Series 2 announced

Three new cast members for the second series of Peaky Blinders have been revealed. Noah Taylor (Submarine) joins the cast of BBC Two’s gangster drama as the head of an organisation that stands in the way of the Peaky Blinders’ plans for expansion. Charlotte Riley (World Without End) will play an aristocrat who crosses paths … >

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