On Peaky Blinders,Tommy (Cillian Murphy) and London crime boss Alfie Solomons (Tom Hardy) initiate their business venture, but when Alfie’s volatility is exposed Tommy worries that this could be the beginning of a hazardous partnership.
London gangster Darby Sabini (Noah Taylor) has a warrant of execution out on Tommy. With the news that Tommy has teamed up with Alfie Solomons, Sabini’s wrath intensifies and he orders a vicious act of revenge.
After Michael’s (Finn Cole) shocking arrival on Polly’s (Helen McCrory) doorstep, the estranged mother and son tentatively start to bond and he’s introduced to the rest of the Shelby family. While Polly attempts to protect her son from the illegitimate dealings of the business, Michael is intoxicated by the excitement and danger courted by the Shelbys. When Tommy pursues an opportunity to acquire a race horse, Michael determines to join them.
At the horse auction, Tommy crosses paths with the aristocratic and captivating trainer May Carleton (Charlotte Riley) , and spots an opportunity to move up in the world. However there is another, more antagonistic figure lurking in the shadows.
Peaky Blinders continues on Thursday 16 October at 9.00 pm on BBC Two
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