Luther wrapped-up its fifth season last night (January 4), and smashed the ratings in the process.
The finale drew 4.6 million viewers – peaking at 4.7 million – for the BBC, winning its Friday night slot in the process with a 21.7 percent audience share (via The Independent).
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Fans were certainly left shocked after Luther‘s finale delivered yet another big twist for audiences.
And while we won’t ruin it here, some have been left somewhat disgruntled after the previous episode’s shocker was ruined on Twitter by one of the show’s stars.
The episode had aired, to be fair, though those who were unable to watch it at the time and were looking forward to catching up on iPlayer were understandably less than pleased.
In a mock mash-up clip, we see Ruth Wilson’s psychopathic character Alice Morgan and Killing Eve‘s resident killer Villanelle meet and discuss murder. Because, of course.
Luther airs on BBC One.