Done with Peaky Blinders, Check Out these 5 Best British Gangster TV Series.
Updated: Nov 25, 2022
Done watching the rise and rule of Thomas Shelby? watch to relieve the itch of Brit Gangster Dramas, Check out this post for more details.
Renowned for operating with infamous London gangsters and the filth of the underworld, John Luther is a police detective with nerves of steel and a dark troubled past. He deals with murder cases, involving serial killers, and has a talent for getting inside the minds of those he targets. However, his techniques, personality, and troubled private life often get him into jeopardy with fellow officers.
Streaming: HBO Max, Amazon Prime Video.
2. Top Boy:
A Complex Multi-Layered Gangster Drama about drug dealing, gang conflict, and fighting for dominance on an indigent Hackney estate. Dushane and his friend Sully aspire to become the richest and most powerful men on the block not without facing devastating adversaries and consequences.
3. Gangs of London:
Co-created by The Raid director Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery, this Sky Original is filled with captivating, and complex drama aptly supported by an excellent cast, compelling action, and ambitious range. For twenty years, Finn Wallace was the most influential and feared criminal in London, but when he’s killed, it’s up to Sean Wallace and the Dumani family to bear his father’s place. Sean’s premise of power provokes waves throughout the streets of London, and the world of international crime, as rivals push to contend with their authority.
Streaming: NOW, and AMC+
4. McMafia :
Created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins and based on McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld; by; Misha Glenny, this 8 Episode award-winning Crime Drama is about Alex Godman, a British-raised son of a Russian mafia boss living in London, and his battle with twilight, turbulent and erratic world of international crime.
Streaming: Amazon Prime Video, BBC One, AMC.
5. Line of Duty:
This crime drama narrated from the perspective of the Police depicts the acts of organized crime and the mafia gangs' insidious reach into policing institutions. Line of Duty tells a compelling story of AC-12, a police unit committed to rooting out corruption among their own. Each season includes a new guest star officer (Lennie James, Keeley Hawes, Daniel Mays, Thandiwe Newton, Stephen Graham, and Kelly Macdonald) whose character is investigated by the central trio of Hastings, Arnott and Fleming (Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston, and Vicky McClure) for potential corruption.
Streaming: Netflix, Hulu (Seasons 1-5), Britbox.