Hundreds of Peaky Blinders fans set to attend world premiere on Broad Street

Peaky Blinders fans will get a chance to see the first episode of the sixth and final series this evening, before it airs of BBC One this Sunday (27 February)

Hundreds of lucky Peaky Blinders fans are set to attend the season 6 premiere in Birmingham this evening (24 February).

A red carpet screening of the first episode of the series - set to be the final one - is being held at Cineworld on Broad Street.

Tickets were available for 300 fans to attend the screening, the same venue where the season one premiere was held in 2013.

The cinema will be closed while the premiere takes place, but will reopen for evening showings.

The BBC One series,starring Cillian Murphy, follows the lives of Brummie gangsters in the early 20th century.

Of the premiere, he said he was “proud to launch the latest chapter in this Birmingham story in my home town”.

Peaky Blinders Season 6: Peaky Blinders reveals first glimpse of Tommy Shelby in final season of the BBC Show.

What will happen in season 6?

The new season follows on from series five, which introduced Sam Claflin as the leader of the British Union of Fascists, Oswald Mosley, and ended with a cliffhanger as the Shelby family were betrayed by their allies.

In the finale, Tommy’s plan to kill Mosley failed after he was outwitted by the MP, and according to the trailer, it looks as though Mosley and Tommy will again be arch enemies in series 6.

Another shocking moment of the series 5 finale was the revelation that Alfie Solomons (played by Tom Hardy) was still alive.

It was revealed that Tommy had not actually killed Alfie in series 4, but just injured him, when viewers were previously left believing he had been killed off.

Alfie then helped Tommy with his botched plan to assassinate Mosley.

The final episode of the series also revealed that Michael Gray (Finn Cole) was planning to take control of the Peaky Blinders with Tommy demoted.

But after Tommy rejected his plan, it looked as though Michael would pursue it regardless.

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