Peaky Blinders: Originally Arthur Shelby was going to break a man’s spine

Peaky Blinders fans are well aware of how violent the BBC series can be with the Birmingham gang not hesitating to get rid of those who stand in their way.

January 12, 2021 08:32 hs

It has been revealed that a fight scene from Peaky Blinders with Arthur Shelby (Paul Anderson) it had to be eliminated because it was “really disgusting.” In the fifth installment, fans of the series BBC They saw him attack a man.

Peaky Blinders: A scene from the Gansters series had to be deleted by the director

Although they had only met to talk and have tea, Arthur turned red and ended up murdering the man. Fans of Peaky Blinders They were horrified by the bloody and violent scene, but it seems that an even more violent fight was scheduled for the end.

Arthur was expected to be part of a particularly bloody fight, but stunt coordinator Dean Forster has revealed that it was deemed too graphic to be included in Peaky Blinders.

He explained that actor Paul de Peaky Blinders he is a “method actor” so he wanted to get very involved. Actually … we had a fight that was really nasty, it was really very violent, Dean recalled.

He went on to say that they filmed it, they sent it to the director and he said ‘No, I don’t like it, it’s not written that way.’ So they had to turn that really violent fight, where he basically breaks his neck in Peaky Blinders.

Peaky Blinders: The scene nearly injured Arthur’s victim as he felt like he might break for real

The stunt coordinator of Peaky Blinders He explained that the graphic fight would have seen Arthur bend his victim in half, breaking his back.

“It seemed very, very violent because I fell dead to the ground”

The filming of the sixth season of Peaky Blinders It started in early 2020 but had to be suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, director Anthony Byrne got started and was hopeful that filming would resume in late 2020.

It should be noted that although many fans of Peaky Blinders I create a quite shocking impression on them the scene that aired the production of the series is not chastened in controlling the very strong scenes.


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