[No] spoiler alert! Peaky Blinders viewers are left RAGING as BBC announcer RUINS shock Tom Hardy return by proclaiming he will appear in the episode moments before it starts

Tom Hardy Peaky Blinders return ruined by BBC announcer

Peaky Blinders’ fourth season has left fans of the BBC drama in shock week after week with its twists and turns.

Despite some teasers on social media hinting this, viewers were left dumbstruck before the episode had actually begun on Wednesday evening, after the BBC Two announcer declared what the latest twist would be as he was introducing the show.

As the credits for MasterChef: The Professionals rolled moments before the episode was about to start, the announcer declared: ‘With the Italians gunning for them, they need all the help they can get. Tom Hardy joins the fight with the Peaky Blinders next on BBC Two.’

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[No] spoiler alert! Peaky Blinders viewers are left RAGING as BBC announcer RUINS shock Tom Hardy return by proclaiming he will appear in the episode moments before it starts
[No] spoiler alert! Peaky Blinders viewers are left RAGING as BBC announcer RUINS shock Tom Hardy return by proclaiming he will appear in the episode moments before it starts

As the Hollywood actor’s reappearance in the series had been a surprise to some, many fans were left fuming at the BBC for ruining it for them.

‘Why the f*** did that announcer just spoil tonight’s show by telling us Tom Hardy is in the show?’ screeched a first fan on Twitter.

‘Seriously @BBCTwo. Did your continuity announcer really have to come up with such a massive spoiler just before #PeakyBlinders? It absolutely ruined the episode,’ a second person echoed.

Ruined: As the credits for MasterChef: The Professionals rolled moments before the episode was about to start, the announcer declared - 'with the Italians gunning for them, they need all the help they can get. Tom Hardy joins the fight with the Peaky Blinders next on BBC Two'

Ruined: As the credits for MasterChef: The Professionals rolled moments before the episode was about to start, the announcer declared – ‘with the Italians gunning for them, they need all the help they can get. Tom Hardy joins the fight with the Peaky Blinders next on BBC Two’

Uproar: As the Hollywood actor's reappearance in the series had been a surprise to some, many fans were left fuming at the BBC for ruining it for them

Uproar: As the Hollywood actor’s reappearance in the series had been a surprise to some, many fans were left fuming at the BBC for ruining it for them

A third posted: ‘Thanks @BBCTwo for ruining the fact that Tom Hardy is back in #PeakyBlinders.’

Another wrote: ‘Love the way the announcer dude just spoilered us with Alfie Solomon’s return before it even started!’

Others were less stressed about the spoiler.

Co-stars: Tom's guest-starring role in the gangster drama has been a popular cast addition for fans of the series which also features Cillian Murphy, Adrian Brody [pictured R], Helen McCrory [pictured L] and Sam Neill

Co-stars: Tom’s guest-starring role in the gangster drama has been a popular cast addition for fans of the series which also features Cillian Murphy, Adrian Brody [pictured R], Helen McCrory [pictured L] and Sam Neill

Shock: Tom joined series regular Cillian in the fourth season of the drama

Shock: Tom joined series regular Cillian in the fourth season of the drama

‘The news that Tom Hardy is back in Peaky Blinders tonight is absolutely fantastic!’ one wrote, followed by another who posted: ‘#peakyblinders brilliant, can’t wait to see Tom Hardy tonight!’

Tom’s guest-starring role in the gangster drama has been a popular cast addition for fans of the series which also features Cillian Murphy, Adrian Brody, Helen McCrory and Sam Neill.

Wednesday evening’s instalment Alfie Solomons [Tom] returned as the leader of his Jewish gang in Camden Town.

Peaky Blinders continues next Wednesday at 9pm on BBC Two.

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