‘Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight returns to TV with ‘This Town’ trailer

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  • Established in 1981, this town It is the story of an extended family battling social turmoil in Birmingham, who form a rock band amid political unrest.

  • Inspired by The Specials’ “Ghost Town,” the show stars Levi Brown, Michelle Dockery and Nicholas Pinnock in a creative origin story.

  • With a soundtrack featuring K. Tempest and contemporary artists, viewers can expect a gripping drama on BBC One from March 31, 2024.

First trailer of upcoming BBC drama this town created by peaky blinders the creator steven knight Just released. Scheduled to release on March 31, 2024The show tells the story of an extended family struggling to choose their path in a time of social turmoil. This show is based on 1981 And it revolves around a group of youngsters who decide to set off a big bang amid political unrest in Birmingham.

The six-part series is produced by Cudas and Nebulastar for the BBC and is filmed on location in Birmingham with Knight’s own Digbeth folk. studio. The first look of the show has been revealed levi brown (payback) As Dante Williams, a poet struggling to stand on his own feet and deal with all the violence in Midland’s largest city. According to the show’s official synopsis, it will show “how creative genius can emerge from a time of madness.”

The show’s name is said to be inspired by the opening lyrics of SpecificA song about a “ghost town” Riots in Britain in the 1980s, this town It is also partly based on Knight’s own adolescence. The star cast of the show includes Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), nicholas pinnock (top boy)david dawson (my policeman)ben rose, eve austin (You)Geraldine James (Downton Abbey)Levi Brown (Payback), And Freya Park (The school of good and evil, here we go,among others.

‘This Town’ Trailer Highlights Another Extended Family Drama

The trailer begins with Brown’s character soon meeting Jenny Keefe, played by Austin. They both share a love of music and decide to form a band, which would potentially be the success Dante was looking for. The trailer then takes you on the journey of Jenny and Levi as they recruit members for their band one by one. They start with Dante’s cousin Barden Quinn, played by Rose.

However, things change when the reality of the world they live in begins to dawn on the youth. Soon after joining the band, Barden’s father was forcing him to join the Irish Republican Army. While Dante’s brother Gregory (Jordan Bolger) has to work for the army to spy on his own friends and family. Dante, on the other hand, finds himself trapped in a world of sex and drugs.

Apart from the knight, this town features Paul Whittington (Crown) As a director. The show will also feature music composed by composers The Tempest leading contemporary artists Celeste,Gregory Porter,Olivia Dean,Ray Laurel,Sekou, And self respect Each recorded a song for the end credits of the six episodes.

this town Scheduled to begin at 9PM on Sunday, March 31, 2024, on both BBC One and BBC iPlayer. The second episode will air on Monday, April 1, 2024 at 9 PM Subsequent episodes will air weekly on Sunday nights, Check out the trailer below.

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