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London's for the taking
A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered 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.
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News of Tommy's activities have reached Winston Churchill. At a family meeting, Tommy lays out his plans for Mosley, which will take place at a rally Sir Oswald is leading. Tommy is surprised by another strategy, coming from an unexpected corner. Meanwhile, Tommy has his own secrets to reveal.
Season: 5 Episode: 6
Air date: 2019-09-22
Episode Count: 6
Air Date: 2014-10-02
Overview:- As the 1920s begin to roar, business is booming for the Peaky Blinders gang. Shelby sets his sights on wider horizons and his meteoric rise brings him into contact with both the upper echelons of society and astonishing new adversaries from London’s criminal world. All will test him to the core, though in very different ways. Meanwhile, Shelby’s home turf faces new challenges as an enemy from his past returns to the city with plans for a revenge of biblical proportions.
Episode Count: 6
Air Date: 2016-05-05
Overview:- The action has moved on two years to 1924 and as Tommy starts married life he is more determined than ever to go legitimate and keep his family safe. But he finds himself pulled into a web of intrigue more lethal than anything he has yet encountered.
Have only seen the first season so far but really enjoying it. The negotiations and power dynamics remind me of early seasons of *Narcos*, though there are fewer surprising turns of story. Hopeful that the format of 6 episodes per season will keep things from being high entertainment density.