Luther Season 6. Release Date, Cast, and Plot

Luther Season 6
Luther Season 6

Luther is a psychological drama crime television program, with Neil Cross as the writer. The first season was aired between  May and June 2010, while the second season premiered on BBC between June and  July 2011. The third season got aired in July 2013, the fourth season in December 2015, and season 5 in January 2019. The series and the actors have received several awards for the incredible work.  

The series received NAACP Image Awards as the Outstanding Television Movie, the Critic’s Choice Television Awards as the Best Movie, and Primetime Emmy Awards as the Outstanding Movie or Miniseries. Warren Brown and Idris Elba received the Crime Thriller Awards as the best supporting and leading actors, respectively.

Is the Season Renewed or Canceled?

Luther series season 6 is anticipated mainly by its fans. Some viewers are even much worried if the series has been cancelled.  To your great relief, the season has already been renewed; hence its release will be soon. It is following the massive UK viewership of the previous season. 

Release Date of the Luther Season 6

The release dates of the new season have not yet been communicated. Elba points out that season 5 is not the end. With the varying margins between the previous seasons’ release dates, it would be hard to foretell when the show is released. The most important thing is that our favourite show has already been renewed.  Unfortunately, the showrunner of the series, Neil Cross, announced that Luther Season 6 is unlikely to happen. However, he assured the viewers that they would have something bigger and better coming.

The Cast 

The series has been a great hit with the release of its first five seasons.  With the great star Idris Elba, it could not fail to win numerous fans’ hearts. With the release of Luther Season 6, most of the actors who appeared in the preceding seasons are expected to come back. 

Luther Cast

Luther Cast

Therefore some of the stars cast you will get in this new season if it happens to be released include; Idris Elba as DCI John Luther,  Ruth Wilson as Alice Morgan, Warren Brown as Detective Sergeant Justin Ripley, Saskia Reeves as Detective Superintendent as Rose Teller, Michael Smiley as Benny “Deadhead” Silver, Nikki Amuka-Bird as DCI Erin Gray, and Steven Mackintosh as DCI Ian Reed.

 Additionally, you will get other characters such as Paul McGann as Mark North, Indira Varma as Zoe Luther, the estranged wife of Luther, and Dermot Crowley as Detective superintendent Martin Schenk. There is no announcement on whether there will be new casts or not. With the numerous changing incidences, you may have to set yourself to embrace the new characters. It would also be fine if there will not be new casts as the show remains interesting.

The Plot of Luther

If the crew happens to release the show, Luther Season 6 is expected to pick up where the previous season,5, ended. The season came to an end when Alice (Ruth Wilson) is dead. Also, the DCI Luther( Idris  Elba ) driven away when in handcuffs.  He is arrested by his boss, Schenk ( Dermot Crowley ), who seems to be heartbroken.  

In the new season, it is expected that John will be cleared and become a free person once again. He did not commit the crime he is accused of, killing a hitman who offended his friend Benny. Even though he bent and broke the rules severally,  he is not guilty of the crime.  Currently, the real culprit, George Cornelius, is in custody. 

The chances are high that the truth is likely to be known with time. Additionally, there will be another ruthless serial killer. The assassin has a sporting creepy mask, stalks the London streets, and hides in small spaces. Therefore wait for more fantastic incidences of this fantastic series.

When should We Expect Luther Season 6?

Numerous fans are waiting for the release of Luther season 6. Even though it has taken a long, most people have remained optimistic and patient concerning the release. Unfortunately, you may never get to view the continuation of this fantastic series.  When speaking to Australia’s Insider Magazine, Idris Elba dismissed the idea of having the sixth season release. He stated that, like sausages, he wouldn’t keep churning it out.


There is little information concerning Luther Season 6. However, it is heartbreaking for the numerous fans worldwide as there will be no release of season 6, as Elba stated in an interview.


 Luther has been an eye-catching series from the release of the first season to the fifth. Idris Elba is known for his superb works, and it paved the way for the numerous views and downloads. Despite the long wait of Luther season 6, it is very unfortunate that the show will not be aired for its sixth season. However, expect great things in replacement of Luther season 6.

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