Luther returns for another horrific case, and so does Detective John Luther’s (Idris Elba) presumed-dead psychotic nemesis/flame (Ruth Wilson), who last appeared in the 2013 season 3 finale. Between seasons, Luther and Alice tried to start a new life together, but when season 4 picks up, they had parted ways and Luther is informed of her death, which conveniently happened offscreen.

The four-episode fifth season of “Luther” premiered June 2nd on BBC America.

‘Luther’ reunites Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson in Season 5


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