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Thirteen

  • 2016
  • Season 1
  • 5 episodes
  • Drama
  • Thriller

Summary

After 13 years held captive by her kidnapper, Ivy Moxam escapes.

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Episode 5: Thirteen

Summary

The Moxam family is plunged into the same horror they faced 13 years previously, leaving Ivy faced with the prospect of risking her own life to save Phoebe - and being confronted with the memory of her earlier ordeal. Carne and Merchant try to find a way to ensure her safety, but have underestimated Mark White, putting themselves in danger

Review

We open with the deathly strains of David Bowie’s Lazarus. Bowie was a fan of Peaky Blinders and let it be known that music from his final album could be used on the show. Celebrity endorsements don’t come much better and Lazarus makes for a haunting opening, as we watch the near-dead Tommy recover from his injuries.

It’s the prologue to a feverish sort of episode that is dominated by a brilliant comeback for Tom Hardy as Alfie Solomons, the gangster who nearly scuppered the Blinders in the last series. Hardy is deliriously good as Alfie, a man simultaneously terrifying and hilarious. He has to help Tommy out in his dealings with the Russian aristocrats and you could watch him toy with them all day, calling the prince “little man” and gently reminding them of their misdeeds in the old country.

His cameo really ought to be the standout scene tonight. But there’s a Russian orgy that has its memorable moments, too.

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Details

Released on
2016-03-27
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Ivy MoxamJodie Comer
DI Elliott CarneRichard Rankin
DS Lisa MerchantValene Kane
Tim HobsonAneurin Barnard
Christina MoxamNatasha Little
Angus MoxamStuart Graham
Craig WattsJoe Layton
Emma MoxamKatherine Rose Morley
Eloise WyeEleanor Wyld
Yazz HobsonKemi-Bo Jacobs
DS Jim ConroyMark Flitton
Chief Supt BurridgeAriyon Bakare
DS Jesse RawlinsCharles Babalola
Mark WhitePeter McDonald
Phoebe TarlIsabel Shanahan
Robert TarlAlun Raglan
Dr Erica YoungJoanna Hole
TechnicianNicola Stuart-Hill
DetectiveRachael Spence
NurseNicole Arumugam
Thick-set manNicholas Cass

Crew

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DirectorChina Moo-Young
ProducerHugh Warren
WriterMarnie Dickens
Executive producerElizabeth Kilgarriff

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  • Summary

    The Moxam family is plunged into the same horror they faced 13 years previously, leaving Ivy faced with the prospect of risking her own life to save Phoebe - and being confronted with the memory of her earlier ordeal. Carne and Merchant try to find a way to ensure her safety, but have underestimated Mark White, putting themselves in danger

    Review

    We open with the deathly strains of David Bowie’s Lazarus. Bowie was a fan of Peaky Blinders and let it be known that music from his final album could be used on the show. Celebrity endorsements don’t come much better and Lazarus makes for a haunting opening, as we watch the near-dead Tommy recover from his injuries.

    It’s the prologue to a feverish sort of episode that is dominated by a brilliant comeback for Tom Hardy as Alfie Solomons, the gangster who nearly scuppered the Blinders in the last series. Hardy is deliriously good as Alfie, a man simultaneously terrifying and hilarious. He has to help Tommy out in his dealings with the Russian aristocrats and you could watch him toy with them all day, calling the prince “little man” and gently reminding them of their misdeeds in the old country.

    His cameo really ought to be the standout scene tonight. But there’s a Russian orgy that has its memorable moments, too.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Released on
    2016-03-27
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Ivy MoxamJodie Comer
    DI Elliott CarneRichard Rankin
    DS Lisa MerchantValene Kane
    Tim HobsonAneurin Barnard
    Christina MoxamNatasha Little
    Angus MoxamStuart Graham
    Craig WattsJoe Layton
    Emma MoxamKatherine Rose Morley
    Eloise WyeEleanor Wyld
    Yazz HobsonKemi-Bo Jacobs
    DS Jim ConroyMark Flitton
    Chief Supt BurridgeAriyon Bakare
    DS Jesse RawlinsCharles Babalola
    Mark WhitePeter McDonald
    Phoebe TarlIsabel Shanahan
    Robert TarlAlun Raglan
    Dr Erica YoungJoanna Hole
    TechnicianNicola Stuart-Hill
    DetectiveRachael Spence
    NurseNicole Arumugam
    Thick-set manNicholas Cass

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorChina Moo-Young
    ProducerHugh Warren
    WriterMarnie Dickens
    Executive producerElizabeth Kilgarriff
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