Idris Elba Wins Top Honor at UK Crime Thriller Awards

by Jasmin
October 10, 2011 1:33 AM
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Friday night (Oct 7), Idris Elba was awarded the U.K.’s annual Crime Thriller Award for Best Actor for his lead role in the BBC series Luther.

Presented annually by the Crime Writers' Association, the event presents awards (called daggers) for best actor, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, best TV, best international TV and best film alongside the CWA book awards, The Gold Dagger, Steel Dagger and New Blood Dagger.

This year's event is scheduled to be broadcast on ITV3 on Tuesday, October 11th.

Below, see Elba in a sneak peak from Luther's next episode:

[Clutch Magazine]

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  • Davyjc | October 10, 2011 7:40 AMReply

    Love the show. Love Idris in it.
    Don't think the US could or would do a "Luther" so bravo for BBC.

  • ephitania | October 10, 2011 7:38 AMReply

    Congratulations. Luther is an amazing series and Idris is outstanding as John Luther

  • Jai | October 10, 2011 5:16 AMReply

    So deserving!!!

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