Playing Blinders at Lowry

Published: 4 February 2023
Reporter: David Upton

Peaky Blinders on stage Credit: Johan Persson

Peaky Blinders - The Redemption of Thomas Shelby comes to The Lowry, Salford, March 14-18.

Written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight and choreographed and directed by Rambert’s artistic director Benoit Swan Pouffer it’s narrated by Birmingham-born poet and writer Benjamin Zephaniah

Music includes tracks from Laura Mvula and Nick Cave performed live on stage.

The show encounters Peaky Blinders at the end of World War One following Tommy Shelby and Grace Burgess through their passionate love affair.

Guillaume Quéau and Prince Lyons alternate the role of Thomas, with Aishwarya Raut, Naya Lovell and Seren Williams alternating Grace.