Idris Elba and Ruth Wilson reunite for Luther filming series five in London. As fans will know, at the end of the fourth season, which aired in 2015, a major cliffhanger left fans not knowing if Alice was dead or alive.
You seemed very cool in your acceptance speech – was that an accurate reflection of what was going on in your head?
I’m very Zen about those things, weirdly. I’m really panicky before. I hate those events because I can’t breathe usually...
As an actor, I have to empathize with every character I play, and I become less judgmental as a person because of that. So I’m not going to judge people for having affairs. It’s not my place to, and that’s how I approach Alison.
Although the show has a lot to do with sex, the actress says she has a problem with how women are often portrayed on film. “I have a big concern about how women are treated in the industry generally..."
She likes to perform her own stunts and says she does her best work when she’s scared. Hold on to your cowboy hats as double Olivier Award-winning actress Ruth Wilson makes her Hollywood debut in The Lone Ranger with Johnny Depp