Luther

Luther

The dark psychological drama starring Idris Elba as John Luther returns for a second season. Devastated by the brutal murder of his wife, John Luther returns to policing in a different world. His old unit has gone and he’s working in the newly created Serious and Serial unit, headed by former police complaints office Martin Schenk. Luther quickly gathers together his team, rescuing his old partner Detective Justin Ripley from uniform. It’s not long before they’re dealing with their first case. A masked man wanders the streets of London, carrying out ritualistic murders in historic locations, working his way up to one final masterpiece...crackling with energy and beautifully shot, this season sees Luther take bigger risks and face even darker challenges.
The dark psychological drama starring Idris Elba as John Luther returns for a second season. Devastated by the brutal murder of his wife, John Luther returns to policing in a different world. His old unit has gone and he’s working in the newly created Serious and Serial unit, headed by former police complaints office Martin Schenk. Luther quickly gathers together his team, rescuing his old partner Detective Justin Ripley from uniform. It’s not long before they’re dealing with their first case. A masked man wanders the streets of London, carrying out ritualistic murders in historic locations, working his way up to one final masterpiece...crackling with energy and beautifully shot, this season sees Luther take bigger risks and face even darker challenges.

Season 2 (4 episodes)

  • 1. Episode 1

    Original air date: 09/28/2011 Runtime: 57:26 min.

    Original air date: 09/28/2011 Runtime: 57:26 min. 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 make history. 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.

  • 2. Episode 2

    Original air date: 10/05/2011 Runtime: 57:33 min.

    Original air date: 10/05/2011 Runtime: 57:33 min. Luther must rescue Ripley, who's been abducted by Cameron, in time to prevent Cameron's final murderous set piece. But Jenny's ruthless and vengeful boss is demanding compensation for stealing her protégé. Luther is torn. Will his visionary mind provide the team with the tools to save Ripley and the killer's intended victims, or will his focus be compromised?

  • 3. Episode 3

    Original air date: 10/12/2011 Runtime: 58:08 min.

    Original air date: 10/12/2011 Runtime: 58:08 min. As Luther's affection for Jenny grows so does his determination to protect her and help her back on her feet. Baba, however, is determined to keep Luther on a tight leash. To add to Luther's difficulties, he is called in to investigate a man whose brutal and escalating murders seem to have no motive, leaving Jenny alone and vulnerable.

  • 4. Episode 4

    Original air date: 10/19/2011 Runtime: 58:21 min.

    Original air date: 10/19/2011 Runtime: 58:21 min. Luther's personal and professional life spirals out of control as he tries to cover up Toby's death and appease a suspicious Baba. He must also protect Jenny from any further harm. At work there's also a killer at large whose actions are ruled by his dice. How do you stop a man who sees life and death as a game and whose actions can't be predicted?