Peaky Blinders is a British television crime drama based upon the exploits of the Peaky Blinders gang, which operated in Birmingham, England, during the aftermath of World War I. The series, created by Steven Knight and produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions and Tiger Aspect Productions, centres around and stars Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby, the gang’s leader, and Sam Neill as Chester Campbell, a commissioned detective tasked with suppressing the gang.
The first series aired on BBC Two on 13 September 2013 and ran for six episodes. The second series premiered on 2 October 2014. The third series premiered on 5 May 2016.
On 26 May 2016, the BBC announced they had ordered a fourth and fifth series of the show. Series 4 will likely be released late 2017.