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PEAKY BLINDERS Returns To Production For Final Series

It’s been confirmed that production has begun on the sixth and final season of hit BBC drama PEAKY BLINDERS.

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Announced today is the news that production of one of BBC ‘s most successful dramas, Peaky Blinders, has begun for the sixth and final series.

Creator and writer Steven Knight said: “Peaky is back and with a bang. After the enforced production delay due to the Covid pandemic, we find the family in extreme jeopardy and the stakes have never been higher. We believe this will be the best series of all and are sure that our amazing fans will love it. While the TV series will be coming to an end, the story will continue in another form.”

Executive producer Caryn Mandabach said: “Along with our wonderful, supportive, partnersat BBC and Netflix, we have been working diligently to ensure we can get Peaky safely back intoproduction; the safety of our cast and crew is always our priority. Thank you to all the Peaky fanswho have been so unwaveringly supportive and patient. Steve’s scripts are incredible and markthe end of an epic story that has entranced audiences since it first started in 2013, but the worldof Peaky Blinders will most definitely live on.”

Tommy Bulfin, Executive Producer for the BBC, said: “We are very excited that filming for Peaky Blinders has begun and so grateful to everyone for all their hard work to make it happen. Steve’s scripts for series six are truly remarkable and provide a fitting send-off which we are sure will delight fans.”

The Peaky Blinders production team have developed comprehensive production protocols to ensure that the series will be produced in a safe and responsible manner, and in accordance with government guidelines, during this time of global pandemic.

Peaky Blinders first aired on BBC Two eight years ago, quickly becoming one of the channel’s most popular dramas broadcast to huge critical acclaim and ratings quickly growing from over two million for the first series to more than four million for series four. It made the transition to BBC One for the fifth series in 2019.

The complete Peaky Blinders series are now available on Netflix.

The sixth series is written by Knight, Anthony Byrne returns as director having directed series five to great acclaim, and Nick Goding will produce. Executive producers are Caryn Mandabach, Steven Knight, Jamie Glazebrook, David Mason, Anthony Byrne and Cillian Murphy. Tommy Bulfin is executive producer for the BBC and Lucy Bedford is executive producer for Tiger Aspect.

Peaky Blinders, from Caryn Mandabach Productions, is co-produced with Tiger Aspect Productions and distributed internationally by Banijay Rights.


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