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Crime drama series. Luther is pulled away from his coastal hideaway to investigate the crimes of a cannibal killer who is roaming London's streets.

On a leave of absence from the police force, Luther is laying low in a rundown cottage on the edge of England. But a visit from his old colleagues at the Met brings a shocking piece of news that draws him back to London in search of the truth.

Meanwhile, a gruesome serial killer has struck the city, eating body parts as he goes. With a trail of clues leading from one crime scene to the next, Schenk and his team must work out the twisted logic that connects each victim. But this murdering mastermind is more than a match for the police, outsmarting them at every step. It's not long before Luther is back in the bullpen, determined to steal a march on the killer before another mutilated body joins the mounting pile.

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Last on

Tue 15 Dec 2015 21:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Bryan Ferry

    Tokyo Joe

  • 10cc

    I'm Not In Love

  • Roxy Music

    Love Is the Drug

  • Massive Attack

    Paradise Circus

  • Krakota

    Ice Hands

  • Reso

    Move It

  • Metrik

    Make the Floor Burn

  • Burl Ives

    Hush Little Baby

  • Killing Joke

    Money Is Not Our God (Babylon Dub)


Role Contributor
DCI John Luther Idris Elba
DS Justin Ripley Warren Brown
DSU Martin Schenk Dermot Crowley
DS Benny Silver Michael Smiley
DCI Theo Bloom Darren Boyd
DS Emma Lane Rose Leslie
Megan Cantor Laura Haddock
George Cornelius Patrick Malahide
Chloe Morley Joanna Croll
Steven Rose John Heffernan
Errol Minty Michael Obiora
Mel Cornelius Simone James
Roberta Wise Charlotte Pyke
Director Sam Miller
Writer Neil Cross
Producer Marcus Wilson


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