The BBC series started on BBC One yesterday (Tuesday, January 2) and will be broadcast on consecutive nights this week as the latest chapter of the Neil Cross show plays out. Season five marks the show’s highly-anticipated return with Idris Elba reprising his iconic role as DCI John Luther. The new series will feature a total of four episodes for fans to get stuck into.
WARNING: This article contains spoilers from all seasons of LutherWill Luther and Alice Morgan get together in season 5?
The short answer is that we just don’t know but it wouldn’t be surprising if their frisson finally becomes something romantic or even sexual.
Luther as a series has always hinged on the strange will they/won’t they relationship between the detective and the psychotic genius with the inference that anything could happen between them.
Season five of Luther saw Alice Morgan (played by Ruth Wilson) back in the frame in a shock return at the end of episode one as she greeted John Luther (Idris Elba) with her trademark lip-curling smile and a “wotcha”.
Speaking about returning for season five, actress Wilson explained: “We find that Alice isn't actually dead.
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Luther season 5 could see Alice Morgan and John get together (Image: BBC)
Luther season 5 saw John face his toughest case yet (Image: BBC)
"Things have all gone a bit wrong, so she's come back to get Luther's help."
She continued: "Even though she does dark things, she does it playfully and I think the audience enjoy it for that reason."
Wilson, who didn’t appear in season four due to her commitments to US series The Affair, seemed to suggest that fans can expect more of the same from Alice. However, it looks like