Peaky Blinders

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Season 2 generally

Factual error: Michael's impending 18th birthday is often mentioned as the time he becomes an adult and can make his own decisions. The age of majority in 1922 (and until 1970) was 21.

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Episode #2.1 - S2-E1

Factual error: Season 2 covers 1921 to 1922. The car (YP8086) used in this episode was first registered 9th August 1926.

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Episode #2.6 - S2-E6

Factual error: The field marshal is wearing a revolver to the Derby. British soldiers are only ever armed on duty, certainly not when attending social events. He also wears his Sam Browne outside his shoulder strap instead of beneath it; no officer would do this.

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Episode #2.2 - S2-E2

Factual error: Solomon says he killed an Italian soldier in the trenches during the war. Italy was a British ally during WWI. While Italy fought the Austrian-Hungarians, they did not fight in France or Belgium.

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New this week Suggested correction: Italians did fight in France and British soldiers did fight in Italy and in the Balkans alongside Italians, so many places where they could have met. Solomon never said he was killing an enemy, just an Italian.

Season 2 generally

Factual error: Major Campbell heads the Irish branch of the secret service, but reports to Winston Churchill, the Colonial Secretary. The Colonial Office had nothing to do with Ireland, which at that time was part of the United Kingdom.

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