It was a revelation for Knight to see the direct link between the dancers' motions and the audience. Knight and his collaborators have created a full-length theatre dance production that adds background information to the 1920s gangster thriller.
Knight recently saw the rehearsals for a number of the sequences in the stage production Peaky Blinders: The Redemption of Thomas Shelby, which has its world debut on Tuesday at the Birmingham Hippodrome before making a U.K. tour.
Steven Knight appears shocked and nearly speechless. He recently saw Rambert, a modern dance group, perform passages from the first act of their Peaky Blinders performance, which is based on the popular television programme he developed and created