BBC has shared the first look at Tommy Shelby in the upcoming season 5 of famed drama series Peaky Blinders.
The new look reveals that Tommy has made a drastic career change. The end of season four left the audiences showing Tommy entering the world of politics.
Season 4 ended with the deadly Tommy Shelby becoming the elected MP of the Birmingham South constituency, cementing the Shelby clan’s position of power. And it is eagerly being awaited what new season will bring on.
Now being an elected member of the parliament here is the first glimpse at him working as an MP and with a quick flashback at his character throughout the series:
By order of the Peaky Blinders, we just dropped every single episode back onto @BBCiPlayer
(Superfans might want to keep a VERY close eye on this trailer… 👀) pic.twitter.com/UTPYrbD1z5
— BBC iPlayer (@BBCiPlayer) June 28, 2019
On-air date of the new season is still being awaited, but it seems like it will be announced shortly.
Season 4 of Peaky Blinders has been so far best of the series and was also BBC Two’s top drama of 2017, attracting an average consolidated audience of 3.3M.
The popularity of the show has grown incrementally with almost 1M more tuning into S4 than S3. Reportedly, it is also one of the top BBC dramas for the 16-34 demo. Last season increased its 16-34 audience by 56%.
— Peaky Blinders (@ThePeakyBlinder) December 20, 2017
The award-winning series takes the audience back to the 1920s just after the first World War in Birmingham. The series mainly follows a gang’s ringleader, played by Cillian Murphy.
The series features the gang coming under threat after the central government commissions a task force to bring the criminal gang to an end.