Netflix has confirmed when the new season of Peaky Blinders will debut internationally.
The BBC’s hit period drama series about a crime family in Birmingham, England in the 1920s returns in the UK next weekend.
The official plot synopsis reads: “Series 5 of Steven Knight’s crime family saga 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 realises that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.”
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All six episodes of Season 5 will be added to Netflix for viewers around the world (apart from the UK) on Friday 4th October.
Returning this season are Cillian Murphy (Dunkirk), Helen McCrory (Harry Potter), Paul Anderson (The Revenant), Sophie Rundle (Bodyguard), Finn Cole (Animal Kingdom), Kate Phillips (The Crown), Natasha O’Keefe (Sherlock) and Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones).
Joining the cast is The Hunger Games star Sam Claflin as real-life figure Oswald Mosley, who went on to lead the British Union of Fascists, alongside Anya Taylor-Joy (Split, The Miniaturist), Brian Gleeson (Phantom Thread), Neil Maskell (Humans), Kate Dickie (The Cry), Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth) and Emmett J Scanlan (Safe).
Writer Steven Knight has already started writing scripts for the sixth season of Peaky Blinders, which is expected to premiere in late 2020 or early 2021.
Peaky Blinders is available on DVD on Amazon.