Ada and Freddie's return to Birmingham flawed - here's why #PeakyBlinders

Freddie Throne (played by Iddo Goldberg) had a short-lived but important role in the Peaky Blinders family history. The communist embarked on a relationship with Ada Shelby (Sophie Rundle) and the pair were forced to flee Birmingham over fears her family would kill him. Fans will remember their subsequent return to the city but one eagle-eyed viewer has spotted a huge plot hole. 

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Freddie was a former close friend of Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) but the gang member did not approve of his relationship with sister Ada.

During a police raid, Freddie is forced to leave Birmingham and his girlfriend behind. 

Soon after, Ada discovered she was pregnant with Freddie’s child and confided in Polly Gray (Helen McCrory).

She urged her to abort the child but Freddie turned and proposed to the Shelby sister. 

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Peaky Blinders plot holePeaky Blinders plot hole: Ada and Freddie returned to Birmingham in series one (Image: BBC)

Peaky Blinders plot holePeaky Blinders plot hole: The couple returned to Birmingham on a boat (Image: BBC)

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The pair were subsequently married and fled the city but later returned when the communist decided he didn’t want to be afraid of the Shelby brothers. 

In the opening of series one, episode four the pair are seen returning to Birmingham on a boat but one eagle-eyed fan spotted a plot hole with this scene. 

On a Peaky Blinders forum, the fan said: “When Freddie and Ada return to Birmingham from London they are seen on a boat called Kennet. 

“This is a wide boat, almost twice the width of a seven-foot narrowboat, which could not have made its way from London to Birmingham in 1919, 1920 as all

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