REVIEW: Luther (S5 E4/4)

It’s been a roller-coaster ride this week as Luther has hurtled to its (supposedly) final chapter. With his personal world collapsing in on him and an increasingly inhibited serial killer still on the loose, can John Luther roll the dice one last time and emerge unscathed? A thoroughly efficient Palmer takes Luther through a series…

REVIEW: Luther (S5 E3/4)

Whilst the first two episodes of this new season of Luther have barreled along at a rapid pace, things slowed up somewhat tonight to take to a well-earned breather as we focused on the consolidation and convergence of certain plot-lines whilst the net tightened both on our suspects and Luther himself. With time running short…

REVIEW: Luther (S5 E2/4)

So she’s back. It was possibly the worst kept secret of the year when the return of Luther was originally announced – Alice Morgan was back. She’s arguably the best character in the show (spin-off anybody?) and therefore the default fail-safe to bring back every time the plot looked like it is flagging, which is…

REVIEW: Luther (S5 E1/4)

It’s that most wonderful time of the year… where the BBC brings out its post-festive big hitters. And there are none as big as one of its biggest international success story Luther, returning tonight for its fifth (and final?) season. After a decidedly bum note of a truncated fourth run, the broadcaster has gone to…

BBC America releases first image from new season of Luther

We already know that two of the biggest hitters in the UK crime genre – Sherlock and Luther – will be back on our screens this Christmas. As far as Sherlock is concerned, we know that he and Watson will star in a one-off Victorian episode, succeeded by a full series. We don’t know much…

Luther gets two new episodes for 2015, and a US remake

One of the best loved British detective dramas was in the news yesterday. Not only was it revealed that Luther was to get US version, but yesterday evening (Wednesday 19th November), the BBC’s DG, Tony Hall, and Controller Of Drama, Ben Stephenson, announced at an industry powwow that the British versions was to get a…