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Luther: Season 3: Episode 3 -- Luther must confront his demons when a vigilante killer embarks on a crusade to punish past offenders. Meanwhile the campaign within the force to bring him down knows no bounds, threatening everything Luther holds dear and pushing him to his limits.

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Release Date:
17 October 2010 (UK) See more »
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
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Won Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 41 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 32)

Idris Elba ... DCI John Luther (17 episodes, 2010-2015)

Warren Brown ... DS Justin Ripley (15 episodes, 2010-2013)

Dermot Crowley ... DSU Martin Schenk / ... (12 episodes, 2010-2013)

Michael Smiley ... Benny Silver / ... (11 episodes, 2010-2013)

Ruth Wilson ... Alice Morgan (10 episodes, 2010-2013)

Paul McGann ... Mark North (9 episodes, 2010-2011)

Nikki Amuka-Bird ... DCI Erin Gray / ... (8 episodes, 2011-2013)

Steven Mackintosh ... DCI Ian Reed (7 episodes, 2010)

Saskia Reeves ... DSU Rose Teller (7 episodes, 2010)

Indira Varma ... Zoe Luther (7 episodes, 2010)
Carmen Kelly ... Luther's PA (7 episodes, 2011-2013)
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Series Directed by
Sam Miller (10 episodes, 2010-2015)
Brian Kirk (2 episodes, 2010)
Stefan Schwartz (2 episodes, 2010)
Farren Blackburn (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Neil Cross (16 episodes, 2010-2015)

Series Produced by
Idris Elba .... associate producer (16 episodes, 2010-2015)
Phillippa Giles .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2010-2013)
Leila Kirkpatrick .... line producer (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Katie Swinden .... producer (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Claire Bennett .... producer (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Original Music by
Paul Englishby (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Cinematography by
Julian Court (4 episodes, 2010)
Giulio Biccari (4 episodes, 2011)
John Conroy (4 episodes, 2013-2015)
Tim Fleming (2 episodes, 2010)
Stephan Pehrsson (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Film Editing by
Katie Weiland (6 episodes, 2010-2013)
Tania Reddin (4 episodes, 2010-2011)
Victoria Boydell (2 episodes, 2010)
Sam Williams (2 episodes, 2013)
Elen Pierce Lewis (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Casting by
Andy Morgan (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Paul Cross (12 episodes, 2010-2015)
 
Series Art Direction by
Adam A. Makin (12 episodes, 2010-2015)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Fran Cooper (1 episode, 2013)
 
Series Costume Design by
James Keast (8 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Makeup Department
Gerda Lauciute .... makeup artist / hair & make-up supervisor (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
Anne Oldham .... make-up and hair designer / hair & make-up designer (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
Carolyn Cousins .... makeup supervisor (6 episodes, 2010)
Line Kolaasaeter .... junior makeup assistant (4 episodes, 2013)
Paul Job .... Hair Stylist for idris elba (3 episodes, 2013)
Dana Kalder .... makeup supervisor (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Production Management
Toby Eliot .... unit manager (6 episodes, 2010)
Jessica Rundle .... post-production supervisor (6 episodes, 2010)
Niall O'Shea .... unit manager (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Malcolm Davies .... second assistant director (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
Terry Bamber .... first assistant director / first assistant director: second unit (6 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ben Harrison .... second assistant director (6 episodes, 2010)
Saloum N'Jie .... third assistant director (6 episodes, 2011-2013)
Natalie Allin .... third assistant director (5 episodes, 2010)
Simon Maloney .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2013-2015)
Cherry Gould .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2010)
Toni Staples .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
Paul Sacks .... additional third assistant director (2 episodes, 2011)
Thomas Alibone .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Art Department
Francesca Cross .... stylist (11 episodes, 2010-2015)
Matthew Nevin .... graphic designer (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Harry Cable .... props stand-by (6 episodes, 2010)
Adrian Greenwood .... standby art director / stand-by art director (6 episodes, 2010)
Ray Holt .... property master (6 episodes, 2010)
Sara Knight .... assistant production buyer (6 episodes, 2010)
Paul Michel .... props (6 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Nussbaumer .... art department trainee (6 episodes, 2010)
Pauline Seager .... production buyer (6 episodes, 2010)
Pete Steward .... stand-by carpenter (6 episodes, 2010)
Roy Carter .... stand-by rigger (4 episodes, 2011)
Jolanta Damski .... graphic designer (4 episodes, 2011)
Andy Bottomley .... graphic artist / graphic designer (4 episodes, 2013)
Owen Mann .... standby art director / stand-by art director (4 episodes, 2013)
David Sutheran .... daily dressing props (4 episodes, 2013)
Simon Ribchester .... contruction manager (3 episodes, 2013)
Rebecca Slade .... petty cash buyer (3 episodes, 2013)
Steve Patterson .... carpenter (2 episodes, 2011)
Wes Nike .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 2015)
Anthony Noble .... assistant art director (2 episodes, 2015)

Dave Reed .... construction manager (unknown episodes, 2010)
 
Series Sound Department
Mike Grimes .... sound effects editor (12 episodes, 2010-2013)
Emma Pegram .... dialogue editor / adr editor / ... (10 episodes, 2010-2013)
Peter Gates .... dialogue editor (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
Nick Foley .... adr mixer (7 episodes, 2010-2011)
Elliott Gilhooly .... sound assistant (6 episodes, 2010)
Paul Hanks .... foley artist (6 episodes, 2010)
Glen Marullo .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 2010)
Tim Partridge .... sound maintenance (6 episodes, 2010)
Simon Trundle .... foley mixer (6 episodes, 2010)
Howard Bargroff .... dubbing mixer (5 episodes, 2010-2013)
Ian Waggott .... foley artist (5 episodes, 2010)
Martin Ireland .... boom operator (4 episodes, 2011)
Matt Johns .... mix assistant (4 episodes, 2011)
Brian Milliken .... production sound mixer (4 episodes, 2011)
Jackson Milliken .... sound assistant (4 episodes, 2011)
Russell Jeffery .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 2013)
Ben Cross .... foley editor / foley mixer (3 episodes, 2011)
Mark Hinkley .... boom operator / sound maintenance engineer (3 episodes, 2013)
Alan Snelling .... foley recordist (3 episodes, 2013)
Martin Thomson .... foley editor (3 episodes, 2013)
Aad Wirtz .... dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 2010)
Simon Hill .... mix assistant (2 episodes, 2011)
Mathew Knights .... sound re-recording mixer / dubbing mixer (2 episodes, 2013)
Louise Sinclair .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Special Effects by
Graham Aikman .... special effects technician (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
Neal Champion .... special effects supervisor (5 episodes, 2010)
Bernard Newton .... special effects senior technician (5 episodes, 2010)
Scott Peters .... special effects technician (5 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Dolores McGinley .... digital artist (2 episodes, 2010)
Michelle Cullen .... visual effects coordinator (2 episodes, 2015)
Lee Medcalf .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Stunts
Andy Bradford .... stunt coordinator (5 episodes, 2010-2013)
Tom Rodgers .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Brandon Evans .... gaffer (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
Adam Gillham .... camera operator / camera operator: steadicam operator (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Amir Aal .... assistant clapper loader / clapper loader (6 episodes, 2010)
Grace Donaldson .... assistant grip (6 episodes, 2010)
George Grieve .... focus puller (6 episodes, 2010)
Gary Hedges .... electrician (6 episodes, 2010)
Rory Moles .... focus puller (6 episodes, 2010)
Ken Munger .... electrician (6 episodes, 2010)
Micky Patten .... grip (6 episodes, 2010)
Colin Powton .... rigging gaffer (6 episodes, 2010)
Steve Roberts .... electrician (6 episodes, 2010)
Leighton Spence .... clapper loader / assistant clapper loader (5 episodes, 2010-2011)
Greg Murray .... grip assistant (5 episodes, 2010)
Ken Gammon .... stand-by rigger (4 episodes, 2010)
Tim Gee .... clapper loader: additional crew (4 episodes, 2011)
Paul Worley .... grip (4 episodes, 2011)
Tom Taylor .... first assistant a camera / first assistant camera: "a" camera / ... (4 episodes, 2013-2015)
Daniel Lemon .... assistant camera (4 episodes, 2013)
Robert Viglasky .... still photographer (4 episodes, 2013)
David Katznelson .... director of photography: additional principal photography (3 episodes, 2010)
Amanda Searle .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2010)
Andy Levett .... grip (3 episodes, 2013)
Derek Docksey .... stand-by rigger (2 episodes, 2010)
Tobias Marshall .... clapper loader (2 episodes, 2010)
Gary Parnham .... rigging electrician (2 episodes, 2010)
Matt Fisher .... "b" camera operator / b camera operator / ... (2 episodes, 2013)
Piotr Perlinski .... "b" camera clapper loader / clapper loader: b camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Sam Smithard .... second assistant camera: "a" camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Tom Williams .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (2 episodes, 2013)
Chris Cole .... trainee grip (2 episodes, 2015)
Steffan Hill .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2015)
Jonathan Wright .... second assistant camera (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Casting Department
Sarah Leung .... casting assistant (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
Sacha Green .... casting assistant (5 episodes, 2010)
Limelight People .... extras casting (4 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claire Mitchell .... wardrobe assistant (8 episodes, 2010-2013)
Sarah Moore .... costume supervisor (8 episodes, 2010-2013)
Lauren Bassil .... costume standby / wardrobe assistant (4 episodes, 2013)
Jennifer Lander .... costume trainee (3 episodes, 2010)
Lex Wood .... costume trainee (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Editorial Department
Danielle Palmer .... assistant editor / assembly editor (10 episodes, 2010-2013)
John Claude .... colorist (6 episodes, 2010)
Richard Cradick .... on-line editor (6 episodes, 2010)
Garry Maddison .... assistant colorist (6 episodes, 2010)
Sarah Louise Bates .... second assistant editor (4 episodes, 2010-2011)
Mike Phillips .... additional editor / additional editing (4 episodes, 2013)
Nick Timms .... on-line editor (4 episodes, 2013)
Marina Theodotou .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2013)
Theo Theodotou .... trainee assistant editor (2 episodes, 2013)
James Barham .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2015)
 
Series Music Department
Matt Kaleda .... music supervisor (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lewis Morison .... music editor / synthesizer programmer (8 episodes, 2011-2013)
Dave Philpot .... music supervisor (6 episodes, 2010)
Iain Cooke .... music supervisor (4 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Other crew
Neil Jones .... production accountant (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Phoebe Masters .... production coordinator (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lorraine Sperry .... unit nurse (9 episodes, 2010-2011)
Simon Morgan .... police advisor (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
Gordon Ronald .... production consultant (7 episodes, 2010-2013)
Claire Bennett .... script editor (6 episodes, 2010)
Nic Benns .... title designer (6 episodes, 2010)
Nikki Chamberlin .... assistant production accountant (6 episodes, 2010)
Amira El-Nemr .... assistant script editor (6 episodes, 2010)
Nick Jeffries .... armourer (6 episodes, 2010)
Kevin Proctor .... production secretary (6 episodes, 2010)
Emma Thomas .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 2010-2011)
Clare Couchman .... production runner (4 episodes, 2011)
Ella Daines-Smith .... assistant co-ordinator / assistant coordinator (4 episodes, 2011)
Yusoof Patel .... production runner (4 episodes, 2011)
Tina Pisano .... assistant production accountant (4 episodes, 2011)
James Metcalf .... floor runner (4 episodes, 2013)
Victoria Rickham .... assistant production accountant (4 episodes, 2013)
Nick Leslie .... location manager (3 episodes, 2010)
Kerensa Magnusson .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 2010)
Jamie Parsons .... assistant location manager (3 episodes, 2010)
Eleanor Downey .... assistant location manager / location assistant (3 episodes, 2011-2013)
Madalena Hudson .... production runner (3 episodes, 2013)
Dan Osborne .... armourer (3 episodes, 2013)
Michelle Sergeant .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2013)
John Walbeoffe .... avid support engineer (3 episodes, 2013)
Matthew Clarke .... assistant location manager (2 episodes, 2010)
Patrick Stuart .... location manager (2 episodes, 2010)
Helene Oosthuizen .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2011)
Joe Payne .... floor runner (2 episodes, 2011)
Carole Salisbury .... script supervisor (2 episodes, 2013)
Esther Collas .... runner (2 episodes, 2015)
Duncan Laing .... assistant location manager (2 episodes, 2015)
Natasha Spraggs .... assistant production accountant (2 episodes, 2015)
 

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60 min
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Certification:
Australia:M (some episodes) | Australia:MA (some episodes) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Singapore:M18

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Writer Neil Cross said that DCI John Luther is actually a combination of Sherlock Holmes and Columbo; he takes the intelligence and ability to solve crimes from Holmes and the invert detective formate from Columbo.See more »
Quotes:
DCI John Luther:It's not right though, is it?See more »
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Soundtrack:
Paradise CircusSee more »

FAQ

Why Zoe left Luther in Season 1?
What is "Luther" about?
Why Luther let Henry Madsen fall to his death in the first episode of Season 1?
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104 out of 115 people found the following review useful.
Please let there be another series, 8 June 2010
Author: martyncymro

Class! What an excellent series.

I've always liked Idris Elba - maybe it's because of The Wire or maybe because his screen presence is so compelling. When our TVs schedules are filled with so much dross to have this little gem of a series appear is so refreshing.

Luther (Idris Elba) is a Detective Inspector in a Special Crimes Unit who has just returned to work after having recently recovered from a mental breakdown due to pressures of a marriage break up and over commitment to his job. His relationships with his ex-wife, his new colleague DS Ripley and a psychopathic but brilliant young lady are central to the development of the series. Each episode leaves one wanting to know how the plot will develop. There are of course the crimes to be solved and Luther's unorthodox but canny methods.

I will not divulge any more but the climatic ending to episode 6 makes one want to know 'what now?' I strongly recommend Luther who anyone who appreciates 'quality' television drama.

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