The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, written and adapted for the stage by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and choreographed by Benoit Swan Pouffer of Rambert Dance is based on themes from the television series.
The story opens in the trenches of World War I and unfolds as the Shelbys make the decisions that determine their fate and Tommy’s obsession with the mysterious Grace. It will be told in dazzling athletic dance and stunning dramatization on the live-performed Peaky soundtrack.
It includes a new track from Birmingham singer Laura Mvula while poet Benjamin Zephaniah who played street preacher Jeremiah Jesu in the TV series will provide recorded narration.
Guillaume Queau and Prince Lyons will alternate as Thomas Shelby and Naya Lovell and Seren Williams as Grace in the production featuring permanent dance company Rambert.
The BBC series, produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions, stars Cillian Murphy as Tommy Shelby.
The new stage show will have its first theater opening on September 27, followed by Troubadour Wembley Park, London on October 12 before embarking on a tour and then returning to Birmingham Hippodrome from May 23-27.
Tickets for Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby can be booked via the birminghamhippodrome.com website or by calling 0844 338 5000.
Rambert Dance is supported by Arts Council England.