By order of the Peaky Blinders, the BBC has revealed a first look at the whole gang as fans patiently wait for the upcoming fourth season.
Game of Thrones season seven is over and we all need a bit of a reality check – and a new dose of epic tele-visual entertainment to keep us occupied through the winter months.
Enter: The Peaky Blinders and their gritty brand of Birmingham gang violence, and a sneak peak at the cast members.
At the end of season three, the blinders – Polly, Arthur, John and Michael – were in a spot of bother, having been thrown in the clink by the police, dobbed in by none other than Cillian Murphy’s Tommy.
The teaser confirms season four will rejoin Tommy receiving a mysterious letter on Christmas Eve which tells him the Peaky Blinders are in ‘danger of annihilation’.
As the enemy closes in, Shelby flees his country house and returns to the streets of Small Heath, Birmingham where a fight for survival begins…
When asked about the upcoming episodes, Murphy told Today FM:
In the classic gangster arc, the last season was sort of all about the wealth, the house and all that material stuff.
This season is sort of a return to the roots. That’s about as much as I can reveal.
Regarding the cliffhanger and Tommy’s quest for revenge, writer Steve Knight was also cryptic in an interview with Metro.
Tommy’s redemption might take a little bit longer. It’s the family being forced back together.
Tom Hardy’s Alfie Solomon is back so you can look forward to more tense moments like this:
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Series four sees a return for the major cast members with newcomers including Aidan Gillen, Jack Rowan, Charlie Murphy and Adrien Brody.
Until then, there’s a Peaky Blinders-inspired bar where you can await and drown your sorrows.
Peaky Blinders returns to BBC2 later this autumn.
A former emo kid who talks too much about 8Chan meme culture, the Kardashian Klan, and how her smartphone is probably killing her. Francesca is a Cardiff University Journalism Masters grad who has done words for BBC, ELLE, The Debrief, DAZED, an art magazine you’ve never heard of and a feminist zine which never went to print.