Peaky Blinders, a historical fiction series premiered its first episode on 12 September 2013 on BBC two. Steven Knight, the creator of the show, has produced five seasons till now, the latest of which was released on 25th August 2019, consisting of 6 episodes.
After earning huge fame for its latest season, this crime drama genre is in the process of shooting its upcoming season. It was expected that season 6 of peaky blinders would air late 2020; however, due to the global pandemic situation of COVID-19, its release and shooting have now been pushed ahead.
Sometime back, on one of the social platforms, It was hinted by Anthony Byrne, that keeping the current situation in mind, the shooting of the new season will possibly start in January 2021, which would then take roughly 5-6 months to end, possibly in May. It would further take the crew 6-7 months to get done with the editing, making the presumable release date of the 6th season, late 2021, or early 2020.
Peaky Blinders: The Casting Team
The senior members of the gang, Peaky blinders, are portrayed by Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Joe Cole, and Paul Anderson, with Cillian Murphy leading the group. Together with,
Sam Neill, Paddy Considine, Adrien Brody, Aidan Gillen, Tom Hardy, Charlotte Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Sam Claflin, who are too spotted in the show frequently and keenly awaited by the fans to be seen in the upcoming season as well.
Outline of the show: Based on True Story
Peaky blinders, the name of the show, is inspired by an urban street gang from the 19th century of England. This group consisted of a large number of young-aged middle-class men who had experienced harsh deprivations.
The story of the show portrays the time of 1919, almost a year after the first world war (1918), and revolves around the gang, Peaky Blinders, and their leader Tommy Shelby.
The ending of the 5th season has undoubtedly increased the fans’ interest in season 6, with Barney getting killed by an unidentified masked individual leading to Tommy’s plan being a miserable failure. It is expected that the approaching season will hold similar suspense and shocking factors.
This British period crime drama series is based on a true story, along with the imagination of the writer. It has earned huge fame and made a commendable box office collection. The fans hold a lot of expectations from the show’s upcoming season, which will undoubtedly be as great as the rest of them.