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  • You wanted to speak to us, Mr Shelby?

  • Yeah.

  • - All of us? - Yeah.

  • At 6.30 in the morning?

  • Yes.

  • - We don't smoke in here. - Well, I fucking do.

  • Nor do we use language.

  • Nor do we find fault in the innocent.

  • Yet you do.

  • You fucking do.

  • May I ask what this meeting is about?

  • The Grace Shelby Foundation is the biggest single source of funding

  • for this charitable institution,

  • devoted to the care of the orphaned girls of south Birmingham, yeah?

  • For which we give thanks.

  • Uh-huh.

  • I have a temper similar to the one described in that report.

  • Yet, unlike you, I wait until I'm matched in size.

  • Whose report?

  • The testimony of children.

  • Who have they spoken to?

  • - You'd have them only speak to God. - God be their witness.

  • There is God, and there are the Peaky Blinders.

  • This is Sparkhill, we're in Small Heath.

  • We are much, much closer at hand than God.

  • And we have heard terrible things.

  • We have, in this place, children of the worst sort.

  • They lie as easily as breathe.

  • You had a child half black.

  • You made her wash with a different soap.

  • Mr Shelby, your own sins are legend.

  • Our sins...

  • Our sins against the beating of children

  • with bricks and hoses.

  • Our sins.

  • Our sins...

  • ..against the black child who hanged herself

  • for fear of your temper.

  • - I do not see how... You do not see!

  • Now put 'em on.

  • Put 'em on your face,

  • or it'll be your eyes that are broken.

  • Please don't imagine that I won't use this minute to do it,

  • or that I am afraid of your prayers

  • or your crosses.

  • You see the world broken.

  • Like those beaten children will.

  • Now look at me.

  • Look at me.

  • Look at me!

  • Funding withdrawn.

  • All children to be taken into our own institutions.

  • You have no say in where the children...

  • If I come for you,

  • and I still might yet decide to come for you,

  • I will wear high heels so you can hear my approach

  • on the cobblestones, and have time to repent.

  • You listen for my footsteps.

You wanted to speak to us, Mr Shelby?

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