Peaky Blinders spoilers: First look at season 5 in explosive new trailer

Peaky Blinders series 5 trailer - but when does it air?
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BBC One has unveiled a first look at Peaky Blinders series 5 with a brand new trailer.

The fifth series of Peaky Blinders is returning to BBC One later this year, although an exact air date has yet to be confirmed.

While we wait, the BBC has continued to build up hype by releasing a brand new trailer.

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.

You can watch the new Peaky Blinders series 5 trailer below…

The new set of episodes will welcome a host of new characters.

Actors joining the cast include 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) and Cosmo Jarvis (Calm With Horses, Lady Macbeth).

Also joining are 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).

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

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.

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

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, said: “Peaky Blinders is a truly iconic BBC drama and I cannot wait for viewers to see what Steven has in store when the cast, led by the mesmerising Cillian Murphy, return for series five in its new home on BBC One.”

An air date for Peaky Blinders 2019 has yet to be confirmed beyond ‘soon’.

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