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Episode 2

Luther, Series 1 Episode 2 of 6

Crime drama series. Luther must outmanoeuvre a trained sniper on a mission to kill police officers. But as the body count rises, he has to uncover the killer's true motives.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 21 Aug 2012 22:30


Role Contributor
DCI John LutherIdris Elba
Alice MorganRuth Wilson
DCI Ian ReedSteven Mackintosh
Zoe LutherIndira Varma
Mark NorthPaul McGann
DSU Rose TellerSaskia Reeves
DS Justin RipleyWarren Brown
Henry MadsenAnton Saunders
DCSU Russell CornishMatthew Marsh
ProducerKatie Swinden
DirectorBrian Kirk
WriterNeil Cross
Owen LynchSam Spruell
PC Steve GormanGeoffrey Lumb
PC Jenny HansonDiveen Henry
PC MardelGary Shelford
Corinne DayLouise Rose
Terry LynchSean Pertwee

Video: What is a good Luther?

We asked Idris Elba what makes a good Luther

We asked the man himself, Idris Elba, what makes a good Luther?

Video interview: Idris Elba


Idris talks about the challenges of playing John Luther in series 3.

Video: DCI Luther Crime Board

George Stark

DSU Stark will stop at nothing to ensure Luther answers for his past.

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