Fans of Luther can look forward to seeing Idris Elba star as the reckless detective once again as the BBC has confirmed the gritty crime drama will return for a new season.
Filming will begin early next year for four new episodes of the multi award-winning show, which follows on from Christmas 2015's two-part fourth season.
Elba, who plays the formidable DCI John Luther, said: "[Luther writer] Neil Cross, the BBC and I have been talking about a further season and I am thrilled that we have been able to bring it all together. I look forward to putting the coat back on."
Cross said of the show's return: "Now what? It's a question Idris and I get asked a lot. What happened to John Luther after we last saw him striding unbowed through the streets of his city, his blood red London?
"It can't be over, can it? There's so much we don't know. So much unfinished business. The thing is, we've been asking ourselves the same question. Because we love John and wonder what he's up to. And as for me, I'm scared of the monsters."
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Cross added: "The face at the window. The hand under the bed. The shadow at the end of the street. Who's going to stop them, if not John Luther?
"In the end, we picked up the phone to some old friends and asked if they'd like to find out what happens next. It turns out they would. So that's what we're going to do. We're going to find out what happens next. Now what? Luther's coming back. That's what."