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Steven Knight to create 2 Tone drama in Birmingham

Award-winning writer Steven Knight is to create a new BBC drama series set in the era of ska and 2 Tone music. Two Tone will tell the story of an extended family and four young people drawn into the scene which grew out of Coventry and Birmingham in the late 70s and early 80s.
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BBC1 Orders Ska And Two-Tone Music Drama From ‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Steven Knight

Click here to read the full article. The BBC has commissioned a six-part drama about the UK’s ska and two-tone music scene, which hails from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight. Two Tone (working title) will tell the story of an extended family and four young people who are drawn into the world of ska and two tone music, which grew from the grass roots of the English cities Coventry and Birmingham in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The music united black, white and Asian youths during a tough period for race relations in the UK. The series also marks the beginning of...
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‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Steven Knight’s ‘Rogue Heroes’ Acquired by Canal Plus (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. In a major deal that lit up the concluding hours of MipTV 2022, Canal Plus acquired BBC series “Rogue Heroes.” Produced by Kudos and Nebulastar for the BBC, and titled “SAS Rogue Heroes” in the U.K. market, the series developed for television and written by Steven Knight (“Peaky Blinders”), is a dramatized account of how British Special Forces unit, the SAS, was formed under extraordinary circumstances in the darkest days of WWII. In a deal negotiated by Isabelle Queme, senior VP French-speaking Europe, the Middle East and Africa at Banijay Rights, “Rogue...
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‘Peaky Blinders’ Creator Steven Knight On Series Finale & How It Sets Up A Movie

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: SPOILER ALERT: This post contains details about the series finale of Peaky Blinders…: Peaky Blinders, the award-winning, fan-adored period gangster epic created by Steven Knight drew to a close in its TV series form on Sunday night in the UK (it debuts in the U.S. and elsewhere via Netflix on June 10). The finale, which has been unanimously praised, also leans in to the much touted movie to come, which Knight, in our discussion below, says will take place during World War II. Here’s our post-mortem on Peaky, and a look forward. DEADLINE:...
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Why Peaky Blinders Showrunner Steven Knight Changed The Ending Of Season 6

You know what they say about God laughing at those who make plans, right? Nobody would understand that sentiment more than Tommy Shelby himself, the head of the Shelby crime family and the PTSD-ridden main character of the hit show "Peaky Blinders." Played with a deft (and almost comically heavily-accented) touch by Cillian Murphy, the violent and endlessly driven character has turned the Shelby family name from one most commonly associated with illegal horse racing and gambling to one of the British Isles' most powerful and well-connected political figures. That journey, having taken place over the course of almost an entire decade since the show's debut in September of 2013, certainly serves as a testament to the character's penchant for adapting on the fly and making tough choices when others would certainly shy away from such responsibility.
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Steven Knight teases more Peaky Blinders after the movie

With the sixth and final season of Peaky Blinders now upon us, the Second World War approaches and viewers are wondering what the future holds for Tommy and the rest of the Shelbys. Steven Knight has long teased a six-seasons-and-a-movie plan for the series, but could there be more to come from the Peakys in the future?
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HBO Max Among Buyers as Banijay’s Steven Knight Series ‘Rogue Heroes’ Sells Globally

Rogue Heroes, the all-star limited series from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, has sold internationally for Banijay. Announced ahead of the London Screenings, which kicks off today, Banijay Rights has sold the six-part drama to HBO Max for Europe, Prime Video for Canada and SBS in Australia. The deal follow Epix’s acquisition of the show for the U.S., which was first announced in November.More from The Hollywood ReporterParamount Pulls Upcoming Russia Releases Including 'Sonic 2,' 'The Lost City'Independent Belarusian Filmmakers Condemn Russian Attack on UkraineEuropean Film Academy Joins Boycott of Russian Cinema Produced by Banijay-owned banner Kudos and Nebulastar for the BBC...

‘Tickna mora o’beng’: Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight explains meaning of Ruby’s Romani premonition

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight has broken down the meaning behind Ruby’s premonition at the end of episode one.*Spoilers for episode one below*The BBC historical drama returned on Sunday (27 February) with Tommy (Cillian Murphy) heading to America in hope of finding new business opportunities.At the end of the episode, Tommy’s wife Lizzie (Natasha O’Keeffe) tells her husband over the phone that their daughter Ruby had caught a fever and had been repeating the words in Romani: “Tickna mora o’beng.”Lizzie explained: “[She] kept saying these gypsy words, ‘Tickna mora… tickna mora o’beng, o’beng’ over and over.’”Tommy looked on in...
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London Screenings: Banijay Rights Sells Steven Knight’s ‘Rogue Heroes’ To Europe, Canada, Australia

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: The excitement surrounding Steven Knight’s upcoming big-budget BBC war thriller Rogue Heroes has ramped up another notch with buyers in Europe, Canada and Australia acquiring the drama. As distributor Banijay Rights gets ready to unveil the show at tomorrow’s London Screenings event, HBO Max in Europe, Amazon Prime Video in Canada and Australian network SBS have pre-bought the BBC original, which is co-produced with Epix in North America. The show is titled SAS Rogue Heroes in the UK. Starring Sex Education’s Connor Swindells, Game of Thrones’ Alfie Allen and The North Water star Jack O’Connell, Kudos/Nebulastar’s six-parter is based on Ben Macintyre’s...
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