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Luther (2010 - 2019)

Luther (2010 - 2019)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

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Psychological crime drama centered on a brilliant but self-destructive detective, who has more in common with the criminals he hunts than he would like to think.
Creator: Neil Cross

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Critics Consensus: Luther returns in fine form from its extended exodus with a grizzly mystery and the welcome reappearance of Ruth Wilson's psychotic villain, Alice Morgan.

2019, BBC, 4 episodes

Critics Consensus: Idris Elba remains the best thing about Luther in an all-too-brief season which packs a lot of plot into a short time frame.

2015, BBC, 2 episodes

Critics Consensus: Idris Elba shines in the title role of Luther despite familiar circumstances that benefit from the shortened season.

2013, BBC, 4 episodes

Critics Consensus: Luther delves into darker territory in its second season, and Idris Elba's outstanding performance make this a police procedural of uncommon weight and heft.

2011, BBC, 4 episodes

Critics Consensus: Gritty and ambiguous, Luther is a captivating drama bolstered by a powerhouse performance from Idris Elba in the title role.

2010, BBC, 6 episodes


Idris Elba
as John Luther
Ruth Wilson
as Alice Morgan
Paul McGann
as Mark North
Warren Brown
as Det. Sgt. Justin Ripley
Kierston Wareing
as Caroline Jones
Dermot Crowley
as Martin Schenk
Indira Varma
as Zoe Luther
Saskia Reeves
as Det. Superintendent Rose Teller
Steven Mackintosh
as Det. Chief Insp. Ian Reed
Wunmi Mosaku
as Catherine Halliday
Patrick Malahide
as George Cornelius
Darren Boyd
as DCI Theo Bloom
Rose Leslie
as DS Emma Lane
Joanna Croll
as Chloe Morley
Laura Haddock
as Megan Cantor
David Dawson
as Toby Kent
John Heffernan
as Steven Rose
Michael Obiora
as Errol Minty
Simone James
as Mel Cornelius
Lee Ingleby
as Cameron Pell
Brett Fancy
as Paul Hoby
John Albasiny
as Andrei Kolchak
Nigel Cooke
as Ronald Bryson
Lee Nicholas Harris
as Office Worker
Alex Moore
as Onlooker
Kevin Fuller
as Paul Ellis
Mike Parish
as Office Manager
Elliot Cowan
as Tom Marwood
Sasha Behar
as Dani Lane
Ned Dennehy
as William Carney
Jason Riddington
as Alan Ramsey
Michelle Duncan
as Kiera Mills
Michael Shaeffer
as Gordan Murray
Alan Williams
as Frank Hodge
Georgina French
as Natalie Green
Lizzie Hopley
as Dr. Joy Harris
Bryony Afferson
as Candice Calvert
Babou Ceesay
as Adewale Omotoso
James Puddephatt
as Steve Kimble
Hamza Jeetooa
as Depak Chandrapal
Dilyana Bouklieva
as Office Worker
Teresa Mahoney
as Attacked Passenger
Mick Slaney
as Injured Office Victim
Stephen Boxer
as Joe Shepherd
Ben Probert
as Suited Man
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