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Episode 1

Luther, Series 2 Episode 1 of 4

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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57 minutes

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Tue 25 Sep 2012 22:30

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Role Contributor
DCI John LutherIdris Elba
Alice MorganRuth Wilson
DSU Martin SchenkDermot Crowley
DS Justin RipleyWarren Brown
Mark NorthPaul McGann
DS Erin GrayNikki Amuka-Bird
Benny 'Deadhead' SilverMichael Smiley
Jenny JonesAimee-Ffion Edwards
Caroline JonesKierston Wareing
ProducerKatie Swinden
Cameron PellLee Ingleby
Candice CalvertBryony Afferson
AbbyAnna Brewster
BabaPam Ferris
DirectorSam Miller
WriterNeil Cross

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Video interview: Idris Elba


Idris talks about why Luther's quitting his leave of absence.

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