Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders is a historic crime series created and written by Steven Knight that airs on BBC. The show follows an infamous violent 1919 gang set in Birmingham, England. Tom Shelby, played by The Dark Knight's Cillian Murphy, leads the clan of thugs, with ambitions of moving up in the world at any cost. Other cast members have included Tom Hardy, Paul Anderson, Helen McCrory and Finn Cole. The Peaky Blinders are known for their sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps. The series is loosely based on the gang of the same name, which operated in Birmingham city from the 1890s to the early 20th century.