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Luther (2010 - 2019)

Luther (2010 - 2019)





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John Luther is a Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) who works on the series of serious crime unit. He is an honest and hardworking police officer. He sometimes is violent and obsessive. However, Luther pays a hefty price for his commitment because he could never stop himself from being consumed by the darkness of the criminal world.
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
Michael Smiley
as DS Benny Silver
Rose Leslie
as DS Emma Lane
Joanna Croll
as Chloe Morley
Laura Haddock
as Megan Cantor
Anton Saunders
as Henry Madsen
John Heffernan
as Steven Rose
Michael Obiora
as Errol Minty
Simone James
as Mel Cornelius
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