• DCI John Luther (Idris Elba). (SBS)Source: SBS
Idris Elba is coming to SBS (and SBS On Demand) as DCI John Luther. Here's how to prepare yourself for season 5 on 29 July.
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SBS Guide

22 Jul 2020 - 12:29 PM  UPDATED 27 Jul 2020 - 11:54 AM

The gritty and captivating fifth season of Luther starts on SBS Wednesday 29 July at 9:30pm. In case you missed the previous 4 seasons - or you just need a refresher before the new season starts, SBS is going back to the beginning with seasons 1 - 4 in late-night slots, in the lead-up to season 5. If late night doesn't work for you, never fear. The episodes will also be available for catch-up at SBS On Demand after broadcast.

So you don't miss a minute, we have created a handy guide (below) with details about each episode will air, when they it be available at SBS On Demand, and importantly, when episodes will be leaving SBS On Demand. 

 

How to watch Luther on SBS

Episode

Broadcast Time

Season 1 Episode 1

Late night Friday 24 July 1:10AM

Season 1 Episode 2

Late night Friday 24 July 2:15AM

Season 1 Episode 3

Late night Friday 24 July 3:20AM

Season 1 Episode 4

Saturday 25 July 11:25PM

Season 1 Episode 5

Late night Saturday 25 July 12:30AM

Season 1 Episode 6

Late night Saturday 25 July 1:30AM

Season 2 Episode 1

Late night Saturday 25 July 2:20AM

Season 2 Episode 2

Late night Saturday 25 July 3:30AM

Season 2 Episode 3

Late night Sunday 26 July 12:00AM

Season 2 Episode 4

Late night Sunday 26 July 1:00AM

Season 3 Episode 1

Late night Sunday 26 July 2:00AM

Season 3 Episode 2

Late night Sunday 26 July 3:00AM

Season 3 Episode 3

Late night Monday 27 July 1:20AM

Season 3 Episode 4

Late night Monday 27 July 2:20AM

Season 4 Episode 1

Late night Monday 27 July 3:20AM

Season 4 Episode 2

Late night Tuesday 28 July 2:10AM

Season 5 Episode 1

Wednesday 29 July 9:30PM

Season 5 Episode 2

Wednesday 5 August 9:35PM

Season 5 Episode 3

Wednesday 12 August 9:30PM

Season 5 Episode 4

Wednesday 19 August 9:30PM

View our full online guide for more information.

 

How to watch Luther at SBS On Demand

Episode

At SBS On Demand

Expires from SBS On Demand

Season 1 Episode 1

After broadcast at 2:15AM

24/8/2020 – 2:15AM

Season 1 Episode 2

After broadcast at 3:20AM

24/8/2020 – 3:20AM

Season 1 Episode 3

After broadcast at 4:25AM

24/8/2020 – 4:25AM

Season 1 Episode 4

After broadcast at 12:30AM

25/8/2020 – 12:30AM

Season 1 Episode 5

After broadcast at 1:30AM

25/8/2020 – 1:30AM

Season 1 Episode 6

After broadcast at 2:30AM

25/8/2020 – 2:30AM

Season 2 Episode 1

After broadcast at 3:30AM

25/8/2020 – 3:30AM

Season 2 Episode 2

After broadcast at 4:30AM

25/8/2020 – 4:30AM

Season 2 Episode 3

After broadcast at 1:00AM

26/8/2020 – 1:00AM

Season 2 Episode 4

After broadcast at 2:00AM

26/8/2020 – 2:00AM

Season 3 Episode 1

After broadcast at 3:00AM

26/8/2020 – 3:00AM

Season 3 Episode 2

After broadcast at 4:00AM

26/8/2020 – 4:00AM

Season 3 Episode 3

After broadcast at 2:20AM

27/8/2020 – 2:20AM

Season 3 Episode 4

After broadcast at 3:20AM

27/8/2020 – 3:20AM

Season 4 Episode 1

After broadcast at 4:25AM

27/8/2020 – 4:25AM

Season 4 Episode 2

After broadcast at 3:10AM

28/8/2020 – 3:10AM

Season 5 Episode 1

29/7/2020 – 12:00AM

30/12/2020 – 11:59PM

Season 5 Episode 2

5/8/2020 – 12:00AM

30/12/2020 – 11:59PM

Season 5 Episode 3

12/8/2020 – 12:00AM

30/12/2020 – 11:59PM

Season 5 Episode 4

19/8/2020 – 12:00AM

30/12/2020 – 11:59PM

 

There will be a limited window when every episode is available at SBS On Demand. Seasons 1–4 will have all episodes available from 29 July until 24 August at 2:15AM. The complete box set including all episodes in seasons 1–5 will only be available to watch at SBS On Demand from 19 August until 24 August at 2:15AM.

 

Luther season 5 premieres on SBS Wednesday 29 July at 9:30PM, with episodes airing weekly. Season 5 episodes will be available at SBS On Demand the day of broadcast. Start at season 1, episode 1:

 

 

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