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MickMcCann wrote:

Anyone still following this?

I'm still loving it.

Yep,about the only thing worth watching and not the wife's cup of tea so I get payback for the Saturday night shite she watches!
Last one next week I believe and I'n away to the Algarve on Sunday so skyplus firmly set!

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Breath taking

How good was that?

If you haven't seen it you need to, absolutely fucking brilliant.

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IS it realistic? Did a gang round around with shotguns in the early 1900s?

And did they have to name them the Peaky Blinders, unless it has some historical base, as I've said before i'd have more time for a gang named the Cottingley Faeries.

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Yeah, apparently there was an actual gang called the Peaky Blinders.

Great series, really good performances, some brilliant, really cinematic shots. I don't want to spoil it if anyone's not seen it yet, but there was a certain scene last night when I felt, "hmmm..." but apart from that one thing, I really enjoyed it. Even the sodding music.

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I think if you gauge all programmes on how realistic they are,most if not all would fail miserably FD.
Not too sure this was the intention with Peaky Blinders tbh.

Personally,thought it was well put together,superbly acted out and a refreshing change from the rest of the dross out there currently.

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You are right of course OY, thats probably why i don't watch much television.

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Work mate is full on old school brum, told me that BCFC are selling peaky blinders hats in the club shop. Their boozer the garrison is the equivalent of the waggon on match days.

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It's all fairly close to the bone in terms of accuracy. I do a lecture on  Darby Sabini who was in this week's episode, and then when I was working with the tipsters in Brighton a few vaguely remembered him. A Clerkenwell Sicillian who teamed up with north London Jewish bookmakers he was the closest we ever got to Al Capone. His firm and the Birmingham mob used to have murderous fights especially around Brighton race track. He was just on the verge of making the big move out of North London into the casinos of the West End when the war broke out and he was interned as an alien on the Isle of Wight.Ironically his son was allowed to join the RAF because he was born here, became a hero and then became shot down and  dead. It broke Darbi's heart and he retired to a hotel on the Brighton seafront and didn't do much apart from appearing in scenes in Brighton Rock. The old guys who remembered him said he was terrifying and charming in equal measure. Back in Clerkenwell he used to drink in the Pheonix which is now a lap dance gaffe, and across the road he paid for that massive church which still looks grand today. All the stuff I have read about the Birmingham firm suggests they were horrible bullies

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So is Colleoni in Brighton Rock based on Sabini?

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Cheers Pat, bit of an interesting Sunday morning Google
Haven't seen the TV Programme but sounds worth a watch
YM@T  Yes is the answer to your question

Darby Sabini

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Sabini

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When Sabini went back to Clerkenwell he would always dress peasant with a big daft flat cap and  braces, as soon as he got back to the Grand he would find his Panama as he was changing into the Linen. The old boys reckon it was him who got them all into the antique knocker boy business as he said the gambling game was on top..............and then 40 years down the line. 'Continuity and change' I whisper to the students who are still awake

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New series starting this week.
Don't watch fuck all tv these days but will have a gander at this.

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I have to watch this cos our lass is a big fan of Cillian Murphy. She says she'd be happy if he was on her telly everyday. (By telly I think she means vagina).

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fuzzy dunlop wrote:

I have to watch this cos our lass is a big fan of Cillian Murphy. She says she'd be happy if he was on her telly everyday. (By telly I think she means vagina).

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fuzzy dunlop wrote:

I have to watch this cos our lass is a big fan of Cillian Murphy. She says she'd be happy if he was on her telly everyday. (By telly I think she means vagina).

Ha ha ha

The trailer looks mental for this.  Aiden Broody as a mafia hitman.

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Currently cramming series 3 .

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The first two have been tremendous.  The characters are fucking ace.  That Albanrama Gold or what not was as cool as fuck last night and then when Aiden Brody rocked up!  Fucking hell.

Love it.


Fuzzy - I bet yer wife was all over the shop last night - unnecessary CM bum shot.  Gave me a touch of the salmon as it 'appens.

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Ha. I've not seen it yet. Been re-watching season 3 this week cos I've got a memory like a sieve. Cheers for the heads up. I'll dab a bit of Brut on when we watch it. Seize the day!

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Last night - ace but seemed to go that little bit to far to try and set up series 5 (commisioned by all accounts).


At one point I literally jumped out of my seat shouting 'fuck yeah' and clapped.


I was a bit pissed though.


I am re watching series 3 as well.  It is better second time round and makes more sense after watching 4.  If you see what I mean.

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Never seen a second of it

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You're missing out mate!

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