Luther season 5 kicked off in dramatic style on Tuesday night (January 1st, 2019).

Audiences were welcomed into the new year with Idris Elba tasked with yet another series of monstrous killings.

Season 5 will last four episodes in total, as DCI John Luther unravels the mysteries of a murder in his own quirky, violent and incredibly complex manner.

But is Luther on all week? And when is the last episode?

Alice Morgan (RUTH WILSON), DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) - (C) BBC - Photographer: David Ellis
Alice Morgan (RUTH WILSON), DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) – (C) BBC – Photographer: David Ellis

Is Luther on All Week?


Luther episode 1 aired on BBC One on Tuesday, January 1st, at 9 pm.

The remaining three episodes will all continue this week with Friday (January 4th) the last episode of the series.

Episode 2 – Wednesday, January 2nd – BBC One – 9 pm

Episode 3 –  Thursday, January 3rd – BBC One – 9.05 pm

Episode 4 (the finale) – Friday, January 4th – BBC One – 9 pm

DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Des Willie
DCI John Luther (IDRIS ELBA) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Des Willie

How to Watch Luther Online

Every episode of Luther season 5 will be uploaded to the BBC iPlayer.

Episodes 2,3 and 4 will be uploaded shortly after they air and will remain on the official BBC media player for six months!

All five Luther seasons are on the BBC iPlayer, meaning you can catch up on every episode from 2010 to now.

Is Luther Season 5 on Netflix?


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

Luther series 5 may not even end up on the U.K Netflix as the streaming platform is yet to confirm whether the season will join their roster for 2019.

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