Life Confirmed: Peaky Blinders gets sixth season By weekster Posted on January 29, 2020 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Anthony Byrne (44), director of the fifth season of the British series Peaky Blinders, announced on Instagram on Sunday that a sixth season of the popular Netflix series is being worked on. “We are in the pre-production phase of season six” “We are in the pre-production phase of season six. Soon more,” he writes with a photo of the script from the first episode. The first episode of the new season will be called Black Day, the photo shows. Until now, every season of the series, which takes place just after the First World War in Birmingham, had a different director. Anthony Byrne, however, also took care of all episodes of season five and is therefore the first director to be allowed to direct more than one season.