“And there were lots of different gangs, they were backstreet thugs that baited the police, they bullied the normal decent working-class amongst whom they lived and battled each other.
“One of the [Peaky Blinder’s members] was my great grandfather Edward Derrick, a horrible nasty man.
The 41-year-old newsreader gasped: “Was he?”
“Who was arrested for many violent acts including attacking the police and innocent people,” the historian responded.
Published at Sun, 03 Apr 2022 11:46:00 +0000