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Luther (2010)

TV-14 CrimeDramaMystery 1h

What if your worst enemy was your own conscience?


A dark psychological crime drama starring Idris Elba as Luther, a man struggling with his own terrible demons, who might be as dangerous as the depraved murderers he hunts.

  1. Neil Cross


Series Cast

  1. Idris Elba

    Idris Elba

    DCI John Luther

    20 Episodes

  2. Dermot Crowley

    Dermot Crowley

    DSU Martin Schenk, DCI Martin Schenk

    20 Episodes

  3. Michael Smiley

    Michael Smiley

    Benny Silver

    20 Episodes

  4. Ruth Wilson

    Ruth Wilson

    Alice Morgan

    18 Episodes

  5. Warren Brown

    Warren Brown

    DS Justin Ripley

    14 Episodes

  6. Aimee-Ffion Edwards

    Aimee-Ffion Edwards

    Jenny Jones

    14 Episodes

  7. Saskia Reeves

    Saskia Reeves

    DSU Rose Teller

    10 Episodes

  8. Paul McGann

    Paul McGann

    Mark North

    10 Episodes

  9. Indira Varma

    Indira Varma

    Zoe Luther

    6 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season


Series 5

2019 | 4 Episodes

Season 5 of Luther premiered on January 1, 2019.

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Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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