Series 3 is the third series of Peaky Blinders. It aired on May 5, 2016, and ran for six episodes. It is preceded by Series 1 and Series 2, and it is followed by Series 4]].

Summary Edit

Set in 1924, two years after the events of Series 2, it follows the Shelby family as they enter a dangerous world of international intrigue. Thomas Shelby and his entire organisation are at risk, forcing him to question everything about his ambitions and desires.


Cast Edit

Main Cast Edit

Recurring Edit

New Edit

Episode List Edit

Image Title Number Airdate Writers Director
Episode 1 3.1 May 5, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
On Thomas' wedding day, a new business partner arranges a secret transaction. Arthur has found a godly woman, and Polly meets an attractive man.
Episode 2 3.2 May 12, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
A careless threat sparks a war. Thomas gets a rare form of payment, but his bosses flex their power to keep him in line. Polly commissions a portrait.
Episode 3 3.3 May 19, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Thomas travels to Wales seeking absolution, and uncovers a traitor in the Economic League. Michael develops a taste for guns. Arthur gets good news.
Episode 4 3.4 May 26, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Polly goes to confession, igniting a chain of events that reveals a trap being laid at the Shelbys' expense. Thomas plans an exit from dirty business.
Episode 5 3.5 June 2, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
Realizing he's being outmaneuvered by the Russians, Thomas seeks help from a former business partner. Polly's new friendship becomes something more.
Episode 6 3.6 June 9, 2016 Steven Knight Tim Mielants
As Thomas 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.