Luther

Luther

John Luther (Idris Elba) is the Detective Chief Inspector of the UK’s Serious Crime Unit. His work is his life and he often goes above and beyond normal police work, resorting to violence and impulse to solve a case.

Luther focuses so much on his murder cases that they torment him. In the first season, he develops a mysterious relationship with the brilliant psychopath Alice Morgan (Ruth Wilson).

The Serious Crime Unit team includes Rose Teller, Dermot Crowley, and Justin Ripley, all of whom back Luther up and his unconventional practices.

Luther

Season 1
Season 1
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  • John Luther

    John Luther

    Idris Elba

    John Luther

    John Luther is Detective Chief Inspector of the Serious Crime Unit. His intelligence and physical prowess make him an asset in the field, but will it cost him too much personally? Can he keep his relationship with brilliant psychopath Alice Morgan purely professional?

  • Alice Morgan

    Alice Morgan

    Ruth Wilson

    Alice Morgan

    Alice Morgan was a child prodigy who gives off the attitude of an innocent victim as the people around her are murdered. However, Luther becomes convinced that she is the killer. Is Alice innocent or a brilliant murder mastermind?

  • Justin Ripley

    Justin Ripley

    Warren Brown

    Justin Ripley

    Justin Ripley is new to the detective force and idolizes John Luther. He is young, eager, and ready to learn on the job. Justin and Luther eventually form a bond and Justin becomes his protégé.

  • Dermot Crowley

    Dermot Crowley

    Martin Schenk

    Dermot Crowley

    Martin recruits Luther to be part of the Serious Crime Unit. As Luther’s boss, he reigns in Luther while still giving him the liberty to solve crimes in his specific way.

  • Benny Silver

    Benny Silver

    Michael Smiley

    Benny Silver

    Benny is an extraordinary hacker. He’s more comfortable with computers and technology than social interactions. Like Luther, he’s willing to go above and beyond the job in order to solve to a case.

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