The BBC have today released promotional pictures for the first episode of the third series of hit gangster series, Peaky Blinders. Set in Birmingham after the First World War, the series centres on the exploits of mob boss Tom Shelby (Cillian Murphy) and his gang known as the Peaky Blinders. The first episode of the new series is set to air on Thursday the 5th of May on BBC 2 from 9:00pm to 10:00pm. A synopsis for the first episode of Series 3 can be found below along with more promotional pictures:
For months Tommy has developed interests with a new business partner and, to his fury, today is the day they’ve decided to show their hand. They are backed by Winston Churchill himself, so Tommy has no choice but to play their illicit game.
More determined than ever to go legitimate and keep his family safe as he starts married life, Tommy finds himself pulled into a web of intrigue more lethal than anything he has yet encountered.
With thanks to BBC Media.