Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Blinder of a Big Day ; PICK OF THE DAY PEAKY BLINDERS BBC2, 9pm

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

A Blinder of a Big Day ; PICK OF THE DAY PEAKY BLINDERS BBC2, 9pm

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FISTS clenched ready for a fight at any moment, eyes always on the look out for trouble, the Brummy mobsters are back. At the end of the last series, the ruthless and ambitious Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) had outwitted his enemies (again), and announced he was getting married. But who is the lucky lady? Or more realistically, who is the lady destined for a life of fear being married to a gangster? Well, it's now 1924 and the church bells are chiming. In walks the bride wearing a black veil so her face is obscured, keeping us on tenterhooks for as long as possible.

No, I'm not telling, but I can say that once the deed is done, it's all back to a posh stately home for a knees up - Thomas certainly seems to have gone up in the world.

But of course, the new Mrs Shelby doesn't exactly get the day she dreamed of, as Tommy still has business to conduct. …

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