This plot is not over played and allowed to build well – but most importantly it is not made the whole deal in the way Alice was. Will a cold case unlock the mystery from Luther's past that is haunting him? overall Episode Directed by Written by Original air date UK viewers (millions) 1: Episode 1: Brian Kirk: Neil Cross: 4 May 2010 (): 6.35: DCI John Luther returns to active duty several months after suffering a nervous breakdown related to the capture of a serial kidnapper/murderer named Henry Madsen (Anton Saunders), whom he had allowed to fall from a great height and is now in a coma. This FAQ is empty. Sort Episode Number Ascending; Descending; Air Date Ascending; Descending; 1. Crime drama series. Luther. on the BBC.. We last saw the detective back in 2015 for season four, which saw Luther return from a two year break. With Steven Robertson, Jamie Richards, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Idris Elba. With this in mind he plays on the vanity of his prisoner, Robert Millberry, to help him net his brother Nick, leading Luther into a showdown with Nick Milberry. 7 of 10 people found this review helpful. I was glad of this because it felt like the writers were acknowledging that complexity, characters and the like are not their goal and doing them just causes problems –I agree and the tight focus and solid plots help cover up the weaknesses in writing from season 1 – not by improving them, but just by avoiding the same holes.The supporting cast match this by being solid and doing what is required but never being asked too much. It does this as best it can while also being as brisk about it as possible – Alice is shifted away, demoted officers reinstated, Luther briefly suggests suicidial tenancies etc but ultimately once the first murder happens we're moving away from things as fast as possible. 3 1/2 stars My rating is for the whole show, not just season 4. In season 1 the motivations of the characters changed with the wind and never made sense, while the plots involved family, new partners etc and just got messy fast. Luther's tale is still intriguing, and Idris Elba continues his fine performances, but the show's producers owe to their fans to present a full effort. Das Boot series 3 cast and story details revealed by Sky ‘Luther’ Season 4 Episode 2 review: Eventful, exhilarating and unhinged. Was this review helpful to you? Episode 2 Luther Season 4. Find out when Luther is on TV, including Series 4-Episode 2. A second series of four episodes aired on BBC One in June and July 2011, and a third was commissioned in 2012 composed of four episodes which aired in July 2013. You can also buy, rent Luther on demand at Apple TV+, HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, The Roku Channel, Google Play, iTunes online. Luther season 4: Idris Elba explains why the latest series is so short HOLLYWOOD star Idris Elba has revealed why the latest series of his gritty police drama is only going to be two episodes long. Rose's computer reveals that he has been spying on over two hundred of his clients but it is the discovery that he is likely to be going after the girlfriend who, long ago, deserted him that gives Luther and sidekick Emma Lane the chance to catch up with him before he can claim more victims. This has left the show open to accusations of being very violent – almost sadistic, and in a way I sort of agree because Luther is very brutal this season and some of the crimes are impacting, saddening and bloody – often to the point where it doesn't feel like entertainment.However this feeling is worth it because it is preferable to murders in, say, CSI, where there is no emotion to it. 1 Synopsis 2 Plot 3 Cast 4 Trivia 5 Ratings When a serial killer goes on the rampage, Luther must put his personal life aside and delve inside the murderer's mind to discover what is driving him to kill so many girls, and why. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Skip to season four - which had just two episodes in 2015 - and Luther chased a cannibal killer with Cotard syndrome with new colleague Emma. This episode is the seventh episode of the overall series. To ensure that there will be no reprisals he threatens her with the ultimate weapon of revenge - Alice. ", Title: Here are some of our picks to get you in the spirit. Edwards is decent but her character was a necessary plot device for the subplot rather than a great addition. Luther and Jenny dispose of Kent's body and give Baba cause to believe that he was actually killed by her other henchman Frank. 4x2 "Episode 2" Aired 4 years ago - Dec 22, 2015 On the trail of a horrifying cannibalistic killer, Luther is dogged at every step by ghosts from his past. Sgt. Here’s a look at the cast of the new series. Dermot Crowley DSU Martin Schenk. Episode #4.2 It helps that it is well filmed to maximise this impact and scenes in which a blank-faced killer walks into an office and starts killing and maiming with random abandon is chilling because ultimately most of our day-to-day "safety" exists because nobody wants to make it unsafe – but it could be easily done; the murders in Luther carry that chill and the show benefit from it. Crime drama series. And the message from Alice, albeit from beyond the grave and delivered by a supposed psychic, allows Luther closure on two matters as well as the beginning of a bizarre partnership. Cast & Crew; Translations; Changes ... Share Share Link; Facebook; Tweet; Series 4 (2015) ← Back to season list. 1 Synopsis 2 Plot 3 Cast 4 Ratings 5 Trivia Luther must outmanoeuvre a trained sniper on a mission to kill police officers. View production, box office, & company info. I finished the last episode of Luther that is available on Netflix, and I believe anywhere. DCI John Luther must out-manoeuvre Owen Lynch, a former soldier determined to kill as many officers as he can. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Luther season 4: Idris Elba explains why the latest series is so short HOLLYWOOD star Idris Elba has revealed why the latest series of his gritty police drama is only going to be two episodes long. 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