Filming of Peaky Blinders final season underway in Scotland

Star Cillian Murphy is pictured on set as the shoot begins in accordance with coronavirus restrictions.

Filming of Peaky Blinders final season underway in Scotland JASPERIMAGE via JASPERIMAGE
Cillian Murphy pictured on set in Portsoy, Aberdeenshire.

An Aberdeenshire harbour town has been transformed into a set for hit gangster TV show Peaky Blinders, as filming of the final season commences.

Cillian Muprhy, who plays Thomas Selby in the lead role, was decked out in his period costume in Portsoy.

The shoot is for the sixth season of the critically acclaimed drama, which will also be its last.

Filming a scene from season six of Peaky Blinders. JASPERIMAGE
Filming a scene from season six of Peaky Blinders. JASPERIMAGE

However, writer and creator Steven Knight has previously said the story will continue in another form.

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After delays due to the coronavirus pandemic, filming is finally underway for the show which first appeared on screens in 2013.

The BBC said that the shoot complies with all the latest Covid-19 guidelines.

Filming a scene from season six of Peaky Blinders. JASPERIMAGEJASPERIMAGE via JASPERIMAGE
Filming a scene from season six of Peaky Blinders. JASPERIMAGE
Filming is taking place at Portsoy Harbour, Aberdeenshire. JASPERIMAGEJASPERIMAGE via
Filming is taking place at Portsoy Harbour, Aberdeenshire. JASPERIMAGE