Luther fans left fuming as EastEnders runs overtime: ‘F*** off!’

Luther fans were left fuming tonight after EastEnders ran overtime – meaning that they were forced to wait to watch the drama.

Tonight, the BBC soap aired the dramatic showdown between Mel Owen, Hunter and dodgy copper Ray Kelly in the woods.

But viewers switching over to watch the Idris Elba drama were left fuming, despite watching a murder, as they were forced to wait for EastEnders to end.

Flocking to Twitter, viewers vented their frustration at the situation.

Luther fans left fuming as EastEnders runs overtime: 'F*** off!'

EastEnders ran over tonight
(Image: BBC)

Luther fans left fuming as EastEnders runs overtime: 'F*** off!'

Luther fans were fuming
(Image: BBC)

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One tweeted: "Why is #EastEnders still on !! We don’t want this depressing guff we want life affirming feel good .. #luther."

While another commented: "Waiting for #Luther to start and #EastEnders is on… people are screaming and running through the woods in wedding dresses and running over people in cars. It’s good to know some things never change."

A third remarked: "Eastenders, GET OFF MY TELE!! #Luther."

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"The perils of turning over early for #Luther is accidentally having to endure some of Eastenders ………. bloody awful," another commented.

On commented: "Is #luther being late some sort of devious plan by @BBCOne to get us to watch the drivel that is #EastEnders ????"

Another commented: "Sod off #EastEnders and let #luther start!!"

*EastEnders returns tomorrow at 8pm on BBC One

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