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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.


  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Suspense
  • Rating: 8.8 (96 votes)
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Status: Continuing
  • Years: 2010 - 2019
  • Episodes per season: 6
  • Network: BBC One


Luther - season 1

Season 1 (2010)

Rating: 7.9
Luther - season 2

Season 2 (2011)

Rating: 8.1
Luther - season 3

Season 3 (2013)

Rating: 8.2
Luther - season 4

Season 4 (2015)

Rating: 8.1
Luther - season 5

Season 5 (2019)

Rating: 5.8

Characters and Actors

Idris Elba as John Luther in Luther

John Luther

Actor: Idris Elba
Also in: The Wire, The Office (US)
Ruth Wilson as Alice Morgan in Luther

Alice Morgan

Actor: Ruth Wilson
Indira Varma as Zoe Luther in Luther

Zoe Luther

Actor: Indira Varma
Also in: Game of Thrones, Rome
Paul McGann as Mark North in Luther

Mark North

Actor: Paul McGann
Rose Leslie as Emma Lane in Luther

Emma Lane

Actor: Rose Leslie
Also in: Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey
Warren Brown as Justin Ripley in Luther

Justin Ripley

Actor: Warren Brown
Also in: Strike Back
Saskia Reeves as Rose Teller in Luther

Rose Teller

Actor: Saskia Reeves
Steven Mackintosh as Ian Reed in Luther

Ian Reed

Actor: Steven Mackintosh