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Luther -- Watch a trailer for the upcoming season of "Luther," coming to BBC America in September!
Luther: :  -- A trailer for season two of the U.K. series "Luther, starring Idris Elba. Airing in the U.S. on BBC America.

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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | unknown
Release Date:
17 October 2010 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
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 & 40 nominations See more »
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Finally a detective show thats unique!!!!! See more (87 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 31)

Idris Elba ... DCI John Luther (15 episodes, 2010-2013)

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 (8 episodes, 2010-2013)
Brian Kirk (2 episodes, 2010)
Stefan Schwartz (2 episodes, 2010)
Farren Blackburn (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Writing credits
Neil Cross (14 episodes, 2010-2013)

Series Produced by
Phillippa Giles .... executive producer (13 episodes, 2010-2013)
Idris Elba .... associate producer (12 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)
Tim Fleming (2 episodes, 2010)
John Conroy (2 episodes, 2013)
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)
 
Series Casting by
Andy Morgan (14 episodes, 2010-2013)
 
Series Production Design by
Paul Cross (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
Series Art Direction by
Adam A. Makin (10 episodes, 2010-2011)
 
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 ldris Elba (3 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Production Management
Toby Eliot .... unit manager (6 episodes, 2010)
Jessica Rundle .... post-production supervisor (6 episodes, 2010)
 
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)
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)
Simon Maloney .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 2013)
 
Series Art Department
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)

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)
 
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)
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 Taylor .... first assistant camera: "a" camera / focus puller (2 episodes, 2013)
Tom Williams .... first assistant camera: "a" camera (2 episodes, 2013)
 
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)
 
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)
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)
 

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Runtime:
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:
All three seasons end with the same line of dialogue: "now what?"See more »
Quotes:
DCI John Luther:It's not right though, is it?See more »
Soundtrack:
Paradise CircusSee more »

FAQ

Why Zoe left Luther in Season 1?
Is there a prequel to the show?
What is "Luther" about?
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56 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
Finally a detective show thats unique!!!!!, 2 June 2010
Author: kingpetay from United Kingdom

When i heard that Idris Elba was doing a BBC series i almost hoped it would be a one season-er, but i have to admit this is probably the most enjoyable BBC series in years. Finally a show that relates to the real life of a copper instead of the stupid mistakes we always can identify on shows like CSI, sorry David Caruso but you cannot act for a toffee, not even a bland one. One thing that makes this show so unique is its reality, not all of the episode is committed to the case and its interests, some how it still makes time to experience the personal problems of a copper with people breathing down his neck 24/7. All in all i take my hat off to this show and hail for some more episodes in the near future!!!

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