Luther season 5 finished airing in the UK some time ago, having launched just after New Year’s Day.

Featuring DCI John Luther and yet another seemingly unsolvable murder, series 5 is as mysterious and gripping as ever.

But how can the guys across the pond watch Luther season 5? Is it on BBC America, Hayu or any other online streaming platform?

Programme Name: Luther - TX: 02/01/2019 - Episode: n/a (No. 2) - Picture Shows: DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Des Willie
Programme Name: Luther – Picture Shows: DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Des Willie

Is Luther on BBC America?


Luther season 5 is 100% coming to BBC Americayou just have to show a little patience!

The four-part series will launch on Sunday, June 2nd at 8/7c on BBC America.

After this, all of the episodes will automatically land on the official BBC America catch up player.

Is Luther Season 5 on Netflix?


At the moment, all four previous seasons of Luther are on Netflix. However, season 5 is not.

Seasons 1-3 were added to Netflix US on September 15th, 2014 and season 4 was added two years later on September 17th, 2016.

Watch Luther Using a VPN Tool!

Alternatively, you can watch Luther season 5 by accessing the UK’s catch up player, the BBC iPlayer.

All of the episodes are on this player already and you don’t need a UK TV license to watch content.

To access the UK BBC iPlayer you need a VPN tool.

DS Halliday (WUNMI MOSAKU) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Des Willie

1. Pick a VPN Tool

There are a wealth of VPN tools out there but we recommend the likes of Express VPN, VPN Hub, Panda, Cyber Ghost, Nord VPN, Pure VPN, Vypr VPN and

All of them will cost a little bit of dollar although some of the tools offer free 30-day trials.

There are also multiple packages depending on whether you want to hide ads or block privacy filters, etc.

2. Download and Install

Simply sign up to your chosen VPN tool – usually via one, three, six or 12-month deals – and download the tool.

3. Follow the Instructions

Each VPN tool comes with different guidelines.

However, they’re all relatively easy to follow but may vary depending on whether you have a MacBook or Windows software.

The key is remembering to select ‘U.K’ when prompted to select where you would like your new VPN to be registered – this is rerouting your VPN from the U.S.A to the U.K.

3. Access the BBC iPlayer

With the VPN correctly setup you should now be able to access the BBC iPlayer.

A VPN will let you stream Luther season 5 from anywhere in America!

So that includes all 50 U.S states: Atlanta, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida. Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina , North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode, Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennesse, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Watch Luther Season 5 on Amazon Prime

Your only other option to watch Luther is via Amazon Prime.

Each episode will set you back USD $3.13 although you can buy the entire series for USD $11.32.


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