Broadsheet Trailer Park: Peaky Blinders


Cillian Murphy in Peaky Blinders.

What you may need to know

1. We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: movies smoovies, TV is where its at.

2. Cillian Murphy could be cashing in phoning it in as wild-eyed bad guys in Hollywood movies – instead, he’s gone and done a big epic BBC crime drama thing. That said, he’s in the next Chris Nolan flick – they’ve done five together.

3. Peaky Blinders is created by Steven Knight, who wrote Dirty Pretty Things (2002) and Eastern Promises (2007).

4. The great Sam Neill gets to channel his inner Nordy bloke – well, he was born in County Tyrone, hai.

5. Love/Hate legend Tom Vaughan Lawlor is in there somewhere, to boot.

6. Broadsheet Prognosis: Boardwalk Empire meets Brighton Rock (2010). We’re in.

Release Date:
Next Thursday, BBC2