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Episode 5

Luther, Series 1 Episode 5 of 6

When a wealthy couple are taken hostage, Luther must try to avert a disastrous chain of events. However, what he doesn't know is that it will soon become very personal.

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1 hour

Last on

Tue 11 Sep 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
DCI Martin SchenkDermot Crowley
Benny SilverMichael Smiley
ProducerKatie Swinden
James CarrodusThomas Lockyer
WriterNeil Cross
Jessica CarrodusDonatienne Dupont
Bill WininghamAlexander Morton
Daniel SugarmanRoss McCall
Patrick HolguinGraham Turner
Evangeline NixonAnia Sowinski
DirectorStefan Schwartz
DCSU Russell CornishMatthew Marsh
WriterNeil Cross
Henry MadsenAnton Saunders

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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