Peaky Blinders

The BEST episodes of Peaky Blinders

Every episode of Peaky Blinders ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Peaky Blinders!

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Last Updated: 7/29/2022Network: BBC One
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Episode 6
star
8.56
3670 votes

#1 - Episode 6

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/6/2014

As derby day arrives, Tommy is faced with impossible decisions as he plans to strike back at his enemies and take the family business to another level. Meanwhile, Major Campbell has one final card to play - one that he is certain will bring about Tommy's demise.

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The Company
star
8.47
2739 votes

#2 - The Company

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/20/2017

It is the night of the big fight - Bonnie Gold versus Goliath. But as the bell rings and the crowd goes wild, dangers lurk in the shadows for Tommy Shelby and his family. When Changretta plays his final ace, he sets in motion a series of events that will change the Peaky Blinders forever.

Directors: David Caffrey
Lock and Key
star
8.39
1115 votes

#3 - Lock and Key

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/3/2022

As the clouds of the coming storm gather, Tommy Shelby faces the consequences of his experiences and his actions.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
Episode 6
star
8.38
4129 votes

#4 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/17/2013

As Thomas Shelby prepares to oust Billy Kimber, hidden secrets are revealed and the family have to face up to the problems that have divided them. Meanwhile, Campbell, obsessed with taking down the Peaky Blinders, unleashes one last plan to destroy them.

Directors: Tom Harper
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Episode 6
star
8.37
3870 votes

#5 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/9/2016

As Tommy prepares to commit the most audacious crime of his career, an unexpected blow forces him to face his worst fears in a race against time.

Directors: Tim Mielants
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Mr. Jones
star
8.25
1945 votes

#6 - Mr. Jones

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/22/2019

Family tensions surface after an unexpected announcement. Tommy puts his plan for Oswald Mosley into action, but has he underestimated his opponent?

Directors: Anthony Byrne
The Noose
star
8.21
3190 votes

#7 - The Noose

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/15/2017

Tommy is estranged from his family and focused only on business. But when he receives a mysterious letter, he realises the Shelbys are in danger.

Directors: David Caffrey
The Loop
star
8.12
1966 votes

#8 - The Loop

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/8/2019

Tommy agrees to dangerous new partnerships when a golden opportunity presents itself. A Shelby party promises fireworks.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
Heathens
star
8.11
2937 votes

#9 - Heathens

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/22/2017

As the Shelbys come to terms with the shocking events of Christmas Day, Tommy endeavours to unite his family. Until the current threat is dealt with, their only safe place is together in Small Heath. Johnny Dogs and Charlie set about arming the locals - everyone is now a Peaky bodyguard. Tommy enlists the help of tough Romany Gypsy Aberama Gold, who wants something unusual in return. Jessie Eden confronts Tommy about the workers' pay. She warns him that revolution is in the air, and when Tommy doesn't relent she calls his bluff. As the situation plays out, Tommy's factory manager tells him he has one more meeting - with a mysterious businessman from Paris. But what transpires is no ordinary meeting with no ordinary businessman...

Directors: David Caffrey
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Episode 4
star
8.08
3818 votes

#10 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/26/2016

Tommy and Tatiana play a personal and dangerous game to acquire information from one another, and Tommy finally comprehends the magnitude of Tatiana's warped ideals. Meanwhile, Polly reveals a dark secret, with terrible consequences for Tommy.

Directors: Tim Mielants
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Black Day
star
8.07
1348 votes

#11 - Black Day

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/27/2022

Tommy sets off to North America, where the end of Prohibition brings new opportunities. But he faces new danger from an old adversary who is finally making his move.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
Episode 5
star
8.07
4217 votes

#12 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/10/2013

Thomas Shelby has to deal with an IRA chief who has come to Small Heath to avenge his cousin's death. Meanwhile Campbell gets closer to the stolen guns, and Grace has to decide whether her loyalties lie with him or with Thomas.

Directors: Tom Harper
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The Shock
star
8.06
1937 votes

#13 - The Shock

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/15/2019

Tommy reveals his intentions for Mosley. Someone close to the Shelbys is targeted.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
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The Duel
star
8.05
2747 votes

#14 - The Duel

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/13/2017

Tommy finds himself engaged in bloody battle with Luca Changretta and his gang. The family gather to find out what happened, but Lizzie has even greater news to break. Meanwhile, an army colonel has questions for Ada about her past as a communist, and Jessie Eden confirms just how far she is prepared to go in pursuit of her cause. And sensing an opportunity to capitalise on his situation, Luca Changretta makes his way to London to present a plan to Alfie Solomons.

Directors: David Caffrey
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Episode 5
star
8.02
3575 votes

#15 - Episode 5

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/30/2014

Tommy is caught by surprise when his powerbase in London is obliterated. As Tommy struggles to save his family and regain the upper hand, May expresses her feelings for him, and he is paid a visit by an old friend.

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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Dangerous
star
8.02
2777 votes

#16 - Dangerous

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/6/2017

The Peaky Blinders are lured by the Italians into a cat-and-mouse chase on the streets of Birmingham, where it becomes clear that Tommy has met his match. Trapped in Small Heath, Tommy tries to console himself with a visit from an old flame but it soon becomes clear that he can't always get what he wants. As his factory lies idle, Tommy confronts the possibility that the Communists might win and he will be deemed a traitor to his class. Meanwhile, Changretta prepares to spring another trap.

Directors: David Caffrey
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Black Cats
star
8.01
2060 votes

#17 - Black Cats

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/26/2019

The Peaky Blinders come under fire when Tommy finds danger on his doorstep and a friend is brutally attacked.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
Episode 3
star
7.98
3749 votes

#18 - Episode 3

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/16/2014

Tommy hatches a plan to take control of the southern racecourses. He also meets the aristocratic May Carleton, and sees an opportunity to move up in the world. Meanwhile both Major Campbell and London gangster Darby Sabini plan Tommy's downfall.

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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Episode 2
star
7.97
4022 votes

#19 - Episode 2

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/12/2016

Tommy discovers the extent of the mission given to him and the extreme lengths his new paymasters are willing to go to in their quest for power. Meanwhile his own family's activities lead to escalating danger in Birmingham.

Directors: Tim Mielants
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Episode 3
star
7.96
4011 votes

#20 - Episode 3

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/19/2016

Tommy travels to Wales seeking absolution, and uncovers a traitor in the Economic League. Michael develops a taste for guns. Arthur gets good news.

Directors: Tim Mielants
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Strategy
star
7.96
1992 votes

#21 - Strategy

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/1/2019

The charismatic Mosley shows his hand. Tommy prepares to make a treacherous new alliance.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
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Episode 4
star
7.95
3620 votes

#22 - Episode 4

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/23/2014

Tommy finds out exactly what mission Major Campbell is forcing him to undertake. Arthur spearheads a ferocious takeover of London's Eden Club. Meanwhile, Polly's son Michael is welcomed into the business, and quickly experiences the dark side of the Peaky Blinders.

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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Black Tuesday
star
7.93
2138 votes

#23 - Black Tuesday

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/25/2019

1929 – While his family deals with the repercussions of the Wall Street Crash, Tommy Shelby MP faces new dangers from unexpected quarters.

Directors: Anthony Byrne
Blackbird
star
7.93
2866 votes

#24 - Blackbird

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/29/2017

The Italians launch another attack on the Peaky Blinders. Tommy realises that the Shelbys need to evolve if they are to survive, but some of the family are reluctant to part with tradition. As the strike takes hold at the Lanchester factory, Tommy pays a personal visit to Jessie Eden, but he is outmanoeuvred when she reveals something she knows about his past. Changretta plots to continue the vendetta in the most devastating way possible. As well as identifying an enemy of the Shelby family who could help him, Luca makes direct contact with someone at the heart of the Peaky Blinders organisation.

Directors: David Caffrey
Episode 1
star
7.92
4020 votes

#25 - Episode 1

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/2/2014

As the 1920s begin to roar, business is booming for the Peaky Blinders gang. Tommy Shelby starts to expand his legal and illegal operations, with an eye on the racetracks of the south. Meanwhile, an enemy from Tommy's past returns to Birmingham.

Directors: Colm McCarthy
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