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Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight says season 5 is 'something really special, it's so good'

Peaky Blinders without David Beckham!
(Image credit: Robert Viglasky)

We can't wait!

Peaky Blinders season 5 is yet to have a confirmed release date, but it looks like we're in for a good series.

Writer and creator Steven Knight has spilled the beans about the upcoming episodes and said fans can expect 'something really special'.

The hit show, which stars Cillian Murphy, has gone from strength-to-strength since it first hit TV screens back in 2013.

In fact, the gruesome series is now so popular that it will be shown on BBC1 now, instead of BBC2.

Speaking to, Knight said: ‘Peaky has had a very odd life because a lot of series tend to start tailing off after a while. But Peaky is just getting stronger and stronger, and people are finding it all over the world.

‘Peaky is something people have found themselves. It’s never been given a huge push. People have discovered it and feel they are part of it; they’re opening up bars, having haircuts and dressing up which is great.

Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby in Peaky Blinders

Knight continued: 'And I think in the end, BBC Two is fantastic, but the time had come for it to possibly be offered to a bigger audience.’

The writer revealed that he's already seen a couple of episodes of season five and he's certainly impressed!

‘I saw the first two episodes cut together the day before yesterday and it’s so good,’ he added.

‘It’s just a different level again. I think we know we’ve got something really special.’