05/05/2016 18:41 BST

'Peaky Blinders' Season 3 Spoilers: Cillian Murphy Teases 'Darker' New Series

'What we're doing with Tommy now is a massive departure.'

'Peaky Blinders' star Cillian Murphy has promised fans a much darker turn for season three of the show. 

The actor, who plays Tommy Shelby in the BBC Two gangster drama set in 1920s Birmingham, has revealed the latest series will be a departure from the previous two.  

Cillian Murphy plays gangster Tommy Shelby in 'Peaky Blinders'

Peaky Blinders airs tonight (5 May) at 9pm on BBC Two. 

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