Creators: Neil Cross.
A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.
Luther (Idris Elba) is a Detective Inspector in a Special Crimes Unit who has just returned to work after having recently recovered from a mental breakdown due to pressures of a marriage break up and over commitment to his job. He is this great detective who solve crime in a unorthodox way. There is also the relationship with his ex-wife that he is not willing to understand that she wants to move on. I do not want to say too much to fear that you din’t see the series yet. Idris Elba who was in the series the wire is doing an excellent acting job in this one also. One of the more interesting back stories is the role of Alice Morgan, a psychopath who is a murderer (played brilliantly by Ruth Wilson) who gives Luther chilling insight into the minds of his suspects . She is attracted to John and want to draw him into his passion even more. John is seeing this and he is resisting it, it leaves the audience on edge. I recommend this series I have it in my collection and it is addictive and it will leave you wanting more.