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How much was 1 pound worth in 1918 England?

In the tv show, Peaky Blinders, season 1, money is mentioned over and over again: Tommy gives Polly 200 pounds for Ada and Freddie to get away to America and start a new life. Tommy gives 1 pound and ...
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Why can Kimber not protect his own bookies?

In Peaky Blinders season 1 Kimber's gang is more powerful than the Peaky Blinders as well as the Lees, but the Lees seem to have no problems robbing Kimber's bookies in broad daylight. Why can ...
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Is Thomas Shelby's meeting with Churchill and his connection with Oswald Mosley real or fiction?

In season 5 of Peaky Blinders, we saw Thomas Shelby meeting Churchill, and telling him about how he killed a person back in Birmingham. And all the connection and storyline between him and Oswald ...
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Flames in Peaky Blinders

On many episodes while walking the streets near The Garrison, short bursts of large billowing flames spew out of some of the buildings. What are these flames coming from?
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How did they get Dangerous the horse to die in Peaky Blinders?

At the 15 minute mark of the opening episode of Peaky Blinders' Season 5, Tommy has to kill Dangerous the horse, who subsequently dies in an act of stunning cinematography/equine acting. How did ...
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In Peaky Blinders, Why didn't anything affect Tommy Shelby's attitude

In the season, many things happened for Tommy Shelby. He earned things and he lost things and people. People very near and dear to him such as his wife and brother. He was a successful businessman but ...
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What is the purpose to show Titanic in Peaky Blinders?

I was watching Peaky Blinders and in one episode John and Arthur went to catch one old guy and lady. Lady was john and Arthur's teacher. On that time they were standing near Titanic. What is the ...
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Do the Peaky Blinders speak Shelta or Romani to the Lees?

I'm aware that the actors playing the Peaky Blinders speak badly translated Romanian, but my question is what language they are meant to be speaking. Are they and the Lees Travelers, and therefore ...
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Who sold insider information to the priest?

In Peaky Blinders s03e06, after kidnapping Charlie, Father Hughes tells Tommy that he knows everything about his plan including digging of tunnel to steal jewels from the Russians, and the plan he ...
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What were those “mud-pots” for in S01E01?

In the first episode of Peaky Blinders you find a scene where Grace Burgess personally applies for the job in the local bar/pub. After discussing a bit with the owner whether she'll fit into this job ...