Episode 1

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Luther, Series 2 Episode 1 of 4

Duration: 1 hour

Still plagued by the death of his ex-wife, Luther returns to work to face a surreal and nightmarish case of a masked murderer determined to enter into folklore. As the body count rises, Luther must use all his skills to stop the killer, at the same time trying to rescue an old acquaintance's daughter from the dangerous world of prostitution.

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Credits

DCI John Luther
Idris Elba
DCI John Luther
Idris Elba
Alice Morgan
Ruth Wilson
Alice Morgan
Ruth Wilson
DSU Martin Schenk
Dermot Crowley
DSU Martin Schenk
Dermot Crowley
DS Justin Ripley
Warren Brown
DS Justin Ripley
Warren Brown
Mark North
Paul McGann
Mark North
Paul McGann
DS Erin Gray
Nikki Amuka-Bird
DS Erin Gray
Nikki Amuka-Bird
Benny 'Deadhead' Silver
Michael Smiley
Benny 'Deadhead' Silver
Michael Smiley
Jenny Jones
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Jenny Jones
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Caroline Jones
Kierston Wareing
Caroline Jones
Kierston Wareing
Producer
Katie Swinden
Producer
Katie Swinden
Director
Sam Miller
Director
Sam Miller
Writer
Neil Cross
Writer
Neil Cross
Cameron Pell
Lee Ingleby
Cameron Pell
Lee Ingleby
Candice Calvert
Bryony Afferson
Candice Calvert
Bryony Afferson
Baba
Pam Ferris
Baba
Pam Ferris

Broadcasts

Video: What is a good Luther?

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

Video interview: Idris Elba

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Video: DCI Luther Crime Board

George Stark

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