Episode 5

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Luther, Series 1 Episode 5 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

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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    Sia Breathe me


DCI John Luther
Idris Elba
Alice Morgan
Ruth Wilson
DCI Ian Reed
Steven Mackintosh
Zoe Luther
Indira Varma
Mark North
Paul McGann
DSU Rose Teller
Saskia Reeves
DS Justin Ripley
Warren Brown
DCI Martin Schenk
Dermot Crowley
Benny Silver
Michael Smiley
Katie Swinden
Neil Cross
Bill Winingham
Alexander Morton
Patrick Holguin
Graham Turner
DCSU Russell Cornish
Matthew Marsh
Henry Madsen
Anton 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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