Smash Or Pass Peaky Blinders

A family of mixed Irish Traveller and Romani ancestry living in Birmingham, England, is the focus of the crime drama Peaky Blinders, which begins in 1919, few months after the First World War’s conclusion. It centers on Tommy Shelby, the ambitious and clever underworld lord of the Peaky Blinders street gang (Murphy). Major Chester Campbell (Neill), a detective chief inspector in the Royal Irish Constabulary brought from Belfast by Winston Churchill, learns about the gang.

Peaky Blinders has had a discernible cultural impact in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). For the first time since the 1920s, the name Arthur entered the top 10 boys’ names in 2018, while Ada entered the top 100 girls’ names for the same reason. The ONS came to the conclusion that Arthur Shelby Jr. and Ada Thorne’s personas served as an inspiration for the popularity of these names.