As the situation plays out, Tommy's factory manager tells him he has one more meeting - with a mysterious businessman from Paris. The Lees rob the Shelbys' gambling den as revenge for the Peaky Blinders having protected Billy Kimber's bookies at the races. Gold agrees to fight for the Shelbys if they take on his son, Bonnie. Tommy, in turn, shoots Kimber dead. Kimber fires off at the Peaky Blinders, injuring Tommy and killing Danny. Freddie decides Tommy is not going to scare him off and returns.
During a Shelby family meeting, Tommy sides with John. Arthur is threatened by the mother of the boy he killed. Creator and writer Steven Knight authored series 4 and will return to write every episode of series 5. Following the reopening of the Garrison, Polly's son, Michael shows up on her doorstep. It was the first production to receive funding from the Yorkshire Content Fund, which in turn made certain the majority of the show was filmed in Yorkshire as part of the deal. Inspector Campbell and his men capture Arthur and beat him while inquiring about the gun robbery. Arthur and John have procured Changretta, who Tommy threatens to torture, but Arthur shoots him in the head as an act of mercy.
Freddie comes to see the new baby but is arrested when he shows up. Tatiana sees Tommy to his car; he tells her that Hughes is betraying them to the Soviets and offers to kill him for free. On Christmas of 1925, Ada returns from Boston and visits each of them: John and Esme continue their relationship of sex and arguments, Arthur remains stifled by Linda's watchful eye, Michael has begun using cocaine to stay on top of the business, and Polly has fallen into an alcohol-fuelled mania, taking prescribed tablets to quell her visions of spirits. Johnny Dogs and Charlie set about arming the locals - everyone is now a Peaky bodyguard. John threatens Vicente and later beats Angel when Vicente publicly vows to murder him. But with the arrival of a new police captain in the city they had a lot of troubles.
Tommy meets with vicious gang-leader Alfie Solomons Tom Hardy in Camden Town. Tommy tells Billy to round up his men for them to go to work in Camden Town for Alfie Solomons. Eventually seeing what had to be done, Polly finally came back to the Shelby fold to form an uneasy alliance with her nephew. Impossible to say 'Peaky Blinders' without actually saying 'Peaky fooooking blinders' in the most exaggerated brummie accent you can do— Chlo Leeman ChloLeemanxxx That being said, 'Heathens' didn't fail to disappoint as the Shelby clan tried to come together in their hour of need. Tommy then kills Alfie and proceeds to take his holiday. He warns Thomas not to deviate from the original plan in the next 24 hours.
His experiences in World War I left him disillusioned and beset with ongoing nightmares. Until the current threat is dealt with, their only safe place is together in Small Heath. Series three starts and ends in 1924 as it follows Tommy and his family enter an even more dangerous world as they once again expand, this time, internationally. Afterwards, he orders Arthur and John to retrieve Vicente Changretta alive and shoot Changretta's wife, but they are reluctant to murder her. Was there a lot of hugging? He was a World War I veteran and was one of the Peaky Blinders' leaders. As Father Hughes escorts the children out, Michael walks by and he cannot keep his eyes off Hughes as he invites Thomas in for tea.
Thomas agrees to meet with him but preferring not to take part in talks whilst on the back foot, he decides to strike a blow back first. Nonetheless, Tommy, Arthur, and John decide to get familiar with the London scene and cause a rumpus at Darby Sabini's club. Tommy tells Ada he has set up a trust fund for John's children and her son, Karl. To avoid a war with the Italians, Tommy agrees to kill Danny, with the Italians watching from across the canal. Ada is the only sibling initially not involved with the Peaky Blinders by series 3 she takes over a leading position of the Shelby Company branch in the United States, dealing mostly with the legitimate business of the company. Tommy enlists the help of tough Romany Gypsy Aberama Gold, who wants something unusual in return. In the end, he had to tone down the accent since the series is being marketed in the United States.
With his son safe, he meets with Grand Duchess Tatiana, who has been in on the jewel heist the whole time, and plans on taking her share to. Arthur's flashbacks from the war are getting worse, and during one, he kills a boy during sparring. With Michael and John's lives hanging in the balance, it looked like John was the likeliest candidate to get the chop. Tommy confronts Alfie for his betrayal, who reveals he did so knowing Tommy would track him down and kill him, and that he has cancer. Arthur is one of the leaders of the Peaky Blinders.
But what transpires is no ordinary meeting with no ordinary businessman. Meanwhile, Changretta prepares to spring another trap. Now in love with Tommy, Grace tells Inspector Campbell, if she gives him the location of the guns, he has to leave Tommy and his family alone. 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. Knowing he is the target, Hughes foils the Peaky Blinders' attempt on his life. Disobeying her orders, Tommy uses John's funeral to draw Gold out so that they can make a tentative deal.