Peaky Blinders Season 6: Release Date, Cast and Plot [Updated 2022]

Peaky Blinders season 6

Finally, after a long pandemic-induced delay, Peaky Blinders season 6 will happen in early 2022. But the bad news is that the sixth season will be the last. According to Deadline, it will be the final season of BBC’s period drama, but the story will continue.

The officials of Peaky Blinders intend to end the show with a movie. From the first to the fifth season, the show faced extreme highs, gut-punching lows and everything in between. The creator of Peaky Blinders, Steven Knight, himself said in a statement: Peaky is back with a bang.

That’s why the fans are eagerly waiting for the Peaky Blinders season 6 release. After the success of its previous seasons, we believe that the upcoming season will be the best and the fans will love it. So stay tuned with us. In this article, we will show you almost everything about Peaky Blinders season 6.

What do we know about Peaky Blinders so far?

Peaky Blinders is a television series based on a British period crime drama created by Steven Knight. The series follows the story of a Shelby crime family in the direct aftermath of the First World War.

The Shelby family is a natural urban youth gang of the same name active from the 1890s to the early 20th century. On 12 September 2013, the show got premiered and telecast on BBC two until the fourth series.

Then the show shifted to BBC One for the fifth and the upcoming sixth season. All the previous seasons of this series got a good response. In 2018, the series won the BAFTA award.

On 25 August 2019, the fifth season of the series premiered on BBC One and ended on 22 September 2019. Under the deal with Weinstein Company and Endemol, Netflix acquired the rights to release Peaky Blinders in the United States and worldwide.

Peaky Blinders Plot

The story of Peaky Blinders revolves around a gangster family of Irish-Romani origin set in Birmingham, England. However, the show centers on the Peaky Blinders gang and the boss named Tommy Shelby.

After some time, this Peaky Blinders gang got noticed by Major Chester Cambell. Chester is a detective chief inspector in the Royal Irish Constabulary.

Winston Churchill sent him from Belfast to clean up the city from communists, common criminals and gangs. On 3 December 1919, the first series concludes Black Star day.

Black Star day is where the Peaky Blinders plan to take over Billy Kimber’s betting pitches at the Worcester races. The second season also revolves around the Shelby family expanding their criminal organization in the South and North while maintaining a stronghold in Birmingham.

The third season follows Tommy and the family entering an even more dangerous world. It also features John Hughes, who is known to be involved in an anti-communist community.

It also features Linda Shelby, Ruben Oliver, and Russian Duchess Tatiana Petrovna. On Christmas Eve 1925, the fourth season came with the story following the general strike of May 1926.

It features Tommy using Jessie Eden for information and being elected as a Member of the Parliament in 1927. On 29 October 1929, the fifth season came with a morning after a rally led by fascist leader Oswald Mosley.

Peaky Blinders Cast and Characters


Played as

Cillian Murphy as Thomas “Tommy” Shelby,
Helen McCrory as Elizabeth “Polly” Gray
Paul Anderson as Arthur Shelby Jr
Annabelle Wallis as Grace Shelby
Iddo Goldberg as Freddie Thorne
Sophie Rundle as Ada Thorne
Joe Cole as John “Johnny” Shelby
Ned Dennehy as Charlie Strong
Charlie Creed-Miles as Billy Kimber
Benjamin Zephaniah as Jeremiah ‘Jimmy’ Jesus
Tommy Flanagan as Arthur Shelby, Sr.
Finn Cole as Michael Gray
Charlotte Riley as May Fitz Carleton
Natasha O’Keeffe as Lizzie Shelby, née Stark
Packy Lee as Johnny Dogs
Paddy Considine as Father John Hughes
Aimee-Ffion Edwards as Esme Shelby
Alexander Siddig as Ruben Oliver
Gaite Jansen as Grand Duchess Tatiana Petrovna
Frank Langton Sami as Rio Shelby
Dina Korzun as Princess Tatiana Petrovna’s aunt
Aidan Gillen as Aberama Gold
Adrien Brody as Luca Changretta
Kate Phillips as Linda Shelby
Jack Rowan as Bonnie Gold
Anya Taylor-Joy as Gina Gray
Kingsley Ben-Adir as Colonel Ben Younger
Brian Gleeson as Jimmy McCavern
Cosmo Jarvis as Barney

Creators and Production team

Created by Steven Knight
Written by Steven Knight
Toby Finlay
Stephen Russel
Directed by Otto Bathurst
Tom Harper
Colm McCathy Tim Mielants
David Caffery
Anthony Byrne
Executive producers Caryn Mandabach
Greg Brenman
Steven Knight
Cillian Murphy
Jane Glazebrook
Frith Tiplady
Producers Katie Swinden
Production locations Birmingham
City of Bradford
Original Network BBC Two

Will there be a season 6 of Peaky Blinders?

The director Anthony Byrne mentioned that it would be great to be prepping again towards the end of 2020, intending to start shooting the early next year, 2021.

He also mentioned that if we start filming in January, we will not be able to finish until May or June. Then its another six months of editing will begin.

All this information concluded that we might not see season 6 Peaky Blinders until the end of 2021 or perhaps early 2022.

The sixth instalment of Peaky Blinders will be broadcast on BBC One, and you can watch it on Netflix. It says that the sixth season will follow the same pattern as the fifth season.

That means it will also gain massive popularity after release. So it sounds that it is going to be worth it for you to wait for the sixth season.

What is going to happen in Peaky Blinder season 6?

Every Peak Blinder’s fan has a question in their mind. What will happen in the next season? Byre mentioned that Tommy, with a gun in his hand, will be back in the field in the first image.

Tommy will be the deputy leader of the British Union of Fascists. However, he tried to make a failed assassination attempt on Oswald. But a person betrayed him.

They bully him, threaten him psychologically and physically. Now, the question arises who would you blame for this. Peaky Blinders season 5 episode 6 was described as part one of two.

Therefore, we can imagine that massive cliffhanger who say Tommy fall apart. The upcoming sixth season of Peaky Blinders will be introducing Gina’s family and the people surrounding Oswald.

Gina is an American and comes from an influential American family. However, they are not overtly a crime family. But there is a teed up to be delved into the upcoming season.

Byrne also mentioned that black and gold would be the massive themes of Peaky Blinder season 6. There are some rumors that Mr. Bean himself, Rowan Atkinson, will be the upcoming season’s cast.

Some peaky Blinders season 5 deleted scenes reveal that Polly wants to resign due to Tommy’s work with fascists. As a result, Tommy decided to set up a charity to help soldiers with shell shock.

The show’s creator, Steven Knight, mentioned that he wants to turn Tommy into a good man by the end of the show. So you will get to see a new side of Tommy in season 6. A reasonable person is doing good things.

He also mentioned that the story of season 6 would walk through the second world war.

Peaky Blinders season 6 Cast: Celebrity Cameos.

Stephen Graham is one of the celebrities that is going to join the cast of Peaky Blinders. However, Graham’s involvement pushed back due to the filming delays.

Knight mentioned that it is quite astonishing the number of people who came to us for a role in the upcoming season. Some great celebrities wanted to join the cast.

Knight spoke to Samuel L Jackson about joining the cast. Samuel said that he wants to join the series. Knight also mentioned that famous personalities like A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg and Brad Pitt are also in contract.

While chatting to Road Times, Knight mentioned that we have a great response from famous personalities about joining the cast.

Peaky Blinders Season 6 Release Date and Trailer

The release of the trailer will lead up to the premiere of the upcoming season. So once the Peaky Blinders season 6 release date is announced, we can estimate that when you can watch its trailer.

In the meantime, you can have an immersive theatre experience of Peaky Blinders titled Crooks. As you’re plunged in one family’s brutal battle of supremacy, you can dive deep into the cockney criminal underworld of Elephant and castle.

Wrapping up

So here we got almost everything that you want to know about Peaky Blinders season 6. However, it is confirmed by the officials that season 6 is definitely going to happen. But they also mentioned that the show would end with the sixth season. So stay tuned with us to get updated about when season 6 is going to release.


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