Steven Knight’s crime drama Peaky Blinders is back on BBC One with its fifth season. Peaky Blinders started with its first premiere on BBC Two in the year 2013.
The show is loosely based on the real 19th-century urban youth gang, Peaky Blinders. Set in Birmingham, England, the crime drama follows the exploits of the Shelby family after the First World War. The show has won the BAFTA TV awards and is supposed to have two more seasons for the conclusion of Peaky Blinders.
The latest fifth season of the show premiered last month, 25th of August on BBC One. The new season of Peaky Blinders has cast members as popular as the show. Here is a list of the cast of the show.
Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby
Cillian Murphy is back in the fifth season of Peaky Blinders as Tommy Shelby. Cillian as been on the show right since the first season and plays the protagonist in the show.
Hellen McCory as Aunt Polly
Hellen McCory is also back in the fifth season of Peaky Blinders aa Aunt Polly. Other than Peaky Blinders, McCory is also known for her character of Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter series.
Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby
Along with Murphy and McCory, Paul Anderson is back on the Peaky Blinders in his character of bulldog of the Shelby family- Arthur Shelby. Anderson is also known for his character of Sebastian Moran in Sherlock Holmes: a game of shadows.
Aidan Gillen as Aberama Gold
Aidan Gillen, who made an entry in Peaky Blinders in the show’s fifth season, is back in his character of the dangerous ally to the Shelbys- Aberama Gold.
Among the new cast members of the show is Emmett J. Scalan as Billy Grade and Sam Claflin as Oswald Mosley.