Peaky Blinders start date, cast and spoilers from series 5 of BBC drama

Peaky Blinders series 5 cast, air date and number of episodes - plus how to stream and watch online

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From the start date to the cast, here's all you need to know about Peaky Blinders season 5.

The hotly anticipated fifth series of Peaky Blinders is returning to TV later this year, here's all you need to know.

Set in Birmingham, Peaky Blinders follows the Shelby crime family in the aftermath of World War I.

For the fifth series, the show will move to BBC One from its original home of BBC Two.

Peaky Blinders 2019 start date

Peaky Blinders season 5 will start on Sunday, August 25, 2019, on BBC One. The opening episode will air at 9PM.

Episode 2 will follow just 24 hours later, airing on Bank Holiday Monday (August 26) at 9:30PM.

As well as watching on TV, the series will be available to watch online via BBC iPlayer.

Meanwhile, you can currently catch up on past series online via Amazon Video or order the series 1-4 DVD/Blu-Ray boxset here.

Peaky Blinders series 5 cast

Cast members returning to the acclaimed Bafta award-winning drama series include Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, Sophie Rundle, Finn Cole, Kate Phillips, Natasha O’Keeffe, Aidan Gillen, Jack Rowan, Charlie Murphy, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Harry Kirton, Packy Lee, Ned Dennehy, Ian Peck and Benjamin Zephaniah.

Joining the cast of Peaky Blinders for Season 5 are Sam Claflin (The Nightingale, Adrift, Journey’s End), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Miniaturist, Split, The Witch), Brian Gleeson (Phantom Thread, Logan Lucky), Neil Maskell (Happy New Year, Colin Burstead, In Darkness), Kate Dickie (The Cry, The Witch), Cosmo Jarvis (Calm With Horses, Lady Macbeth) and Emmett J Scanlan (Butterfly, Safe), Elliot Cowan (The Spanish Princess, Krypton), Charlene McKenna (Ripper Street, Pure Mule), Andrew Koji (Warrior, The Innocence) and Daryl McCormack (A Very English Scandal, The Lieutenant Of Inishmore - Noel Coward Theatre).

Peaky Blinders spoilers

A teaser for the upcoming new season reads: "Series five finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere.

"When Tommy Shelby MP (Cillian Murphy) is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realises that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation."

You can watch a trailer from Season 5 of Peaky Blinders below...

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