Characters

DCI John Luther

DCI John Luther

John Luther follows the rules of law but he also allows his gut to be his guide.

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DS Justin Ripley

DS Justin Ripley

Detective Sergeant Ripley is young, ambitious and eager. He completely idolizes Luther.

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DSU George Stark

DSU George Stark

George Stark has spent his life fighting corruption with the police force.

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DS Erin Gray

DS Erin Gray

DS Erin Gray has entered the police force on the High Potential Scheme, a fast-track through the system.

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Alice Morgan

Alice Morgan

Alice is beautiful, extraordinarily intelligent and dangerous, and has an ongoing special relationship with DCI Luther.

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DSU Martin Schenk

DSU Martin Schenk

Schenk, a member of Police Complaints, appears unassuming but is universally feared for his steel-trap mind.

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Mary Day

Mary Day

Mary is a kind and gentle soul. A potential new love for Luther, she offers the happiness and peace he deserves.

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Benny Silver

Benny Silver

Benny is more comfortable with a console than a conversation, which makes him a bit of a recluse.

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Toby Kent

Toby Kent

Toby is an upper-class dandy and a psychopath.

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Rose Teller

Rose Teller

As Luther’s boss, Rose has stuck her neck out for him in the past…

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Zoe Luther

Zoe Luther

Zoe is a human rights lawyer who is married to Luther.

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Ian Reed

Ian Reed

Ian is Luther’s loyal friend and one of his main support systems.

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Frank Hodge

Frank Hodge

Frank moves with the easy menace of an ex-cop because that’s what he was.

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Baba

Baba

Underneath the surface of charm, Baba is a combination of a Mitford sister and a Machiavellian old woman.

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Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

After her father was hauled to prison and committed suicide, Jenny found herself falling into a downward spiral.

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Caroline Jones

Caroline Jones

As far as Caroline’s concerned, Luther destroyed her life and her daughter Jenny’s life, too.

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Mark North

Mark North

Despite their numerous differences, Mark and Luther share a bond that cannot be broken through their grief for Zoe.

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