A new image has arrived online from the upcoming fifth series of the BBC’s acclaimed period crime drama Peaky Blinders which gives us our first look at Sam Claflin’s (Adrift) new character, a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain.
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The fifth series of Peaky Blinders will air in 2019, and “sees the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy (Cillian Murphy), who’s now an MP, is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realizes that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.”
It features returning cast members Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Kate Phillips, Natasha O’Keefe, Aidan Gillen, Jack Rowan, Charlie Murphy, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Harry Kirton, Packy Lee, Ned Dennehy, Ian Peck and Benjamin Zephaniah alongside new additions Sam Claflin (Adrift), Brian Gleeson (Phantom Thread), Anya Taylor-Joy (Split), Elliot Cowan (Krypton), Neil Maskell (Kill List), Kate Dickie (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Cosmo Jarvis (Lady Macbeth), Emmett J. Scanlan (The Fall), Charlene McKenna (Ripper Street), Andrew Koji (Warrior) and Daryl McCormack (Vikings).
Photo Credit: Caryn Mandabach Productions Ltd