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