Peaky Blinders creator hints at what lies ahead for Tommy Shelby in series 6 at world premiere

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Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight gives an insight into what fans can expect when the series returns to BBC One on Sunday, February 27

“Great we’re here in Brum - and knowing that the series has such resonance around the world is fantastic,” Steven Knight tells BirminghamWorld on the red carpet ahead of the world premiere of series 6 at Cineworld on Broad Street.

The Peaky Blinders creator, brought up in Small Heath, remained tight-lipped on full details of what fans can expect from the show which returns to BBC One screens on Sunday (February 27).

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Although he did reveal that lead character, Tommy Shelby - played by Cillian Murphy - will be facing “some formidable enemies”.

You can see our interview at the top of this story.

Hundreds of fans turned out to welcome the cast to Birmingham. Cinemworld was where the first ever Peaky Blinders world premiere took place in 2014.

Cillian Murphy didn’t make it. But many of the other stars were present.

Sophie Rundle who plays Tommy and Arthur’s sister Ada Shelby in the Peaky BlindersSophie Rundle who plays Tommy and Arthur’s sister Ada Shelby in the Peaky Blinders
Sophie Rundle who plays Tommy and Arthur’s sister Ada Shelby in the Peaky Blinders | JPI

Here’s the full list of confirmed attendees

Anthony Byrne - Peaky Blinders director

Steven Knight - Peaky Blinders creator

Jamie Glazebrook - executive producer

Sophie Rundle - plays character Ada Shelby

Finn Cole - plays character Michael Gray

Harry Kirton - plays character Finn Shelby

Aneurin Barnard - role TBC

Ned Dennehy - plays character Charlie Strong aka Uncle Charlie

Charlene McKenna - plays character Captain Swing

James Frechville - role TBC

Conrad Khan - role TBC

Emmett J. Scanlan - plays character Billy Grade

Katie Phillips - plays character Linda Shelby

Amber Anderson - role TBC

Daryl McCormack - plays character Isiah Jesus

Natasha O’Keefe - plays character Lizzie Shelby

Benjamin Zephaniah - plays character Jeremiah Jesus

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