Luther – BBC TV

John and Laura got me hooked on Luther. Not as good as The Wire. But very, very good.


Luther is a British crime drama series starring Idris Elba as the titular character, DCI John Luther.

… premiered on 4 May 2010 …

Elba has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film for each consecutive season; he won at the 69th Golden Globe Awards. …

Series one was met with positive reviews, according to aggregate review site Rotten Tomatoes, where it holds a 95% approval rating …

The show’s second series was met with equally positive reviews and holds a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 12 reviews. …

Click PLAY or watch a season 1 trailer on Vimeo.

The 16th episode of Luther (end of season 4) aired Dec 22nd. I’ve seen them all now. Highly recommended if you can handle the intensity. The villains are terrifying.

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