Rose Leslie and Darren Boyd join new ‘Luther’ eps

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The guest cast has been announced for Luther‘s new “two-part event special”.

Reprising his role as murder detective DCI John Luther, Idris Elba began filming the new story in East London earlier this week.

Written by the crime drama’s creator Neil Cross and directed by Sam Miller (Fortitude), the two 60-minute episodes will also star Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones), Laura Haddock (Guardians of the Galaxy), Darren Boyd (Spy), John Heffernan (Ripper Street) and Patrick Malahide (Indian Summers).

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Michael Smiley (Spaced) and Dermot Crowley will be back as Benny Silver and DSU Martin Schenk respectively.

The special will air on BBC One this autumn.

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