Meet the cast of characters in The Cuckoo’s Calling, the first book in the Cormoran Strike and Robin Ellacott series.
Alec Bristow – Lula Landry’s adoptive father.
Alison Cresswell – John Bristow’s girlfriend and secretary.
Aunt Joan – Strike’s aunt, who lives in St Mawes, Cornwall.
Bryony Radford – Lula Landry’s make-up artist.
Charlie Bristow – John Bristow’s brother and Strike’s school friend who died in a quarry.
Charlotte Campbell – Strike’s ex-girlfriend.
Ciara Porter – Lula Landry’s friend and work colleague.
Cormoran Strike – The main protagonist. The detective that investigates Lula Landry’s case.
Cyprian May – The husband of Ursula May and a senior partner in the law firm Landry, May, Patterson.
Deeby Macc – A famous rapper who had included Lula in some of his recent songs.
Derrick Wilson – The security guard on duty at Kentigern Gardens the night Lula died.
Eric Wardle – A Detective Sergeant that investigated Lula Landry’s death.
Evan Duffield – Lula Landry’s boyfriend.
Freddie Bestigui – A film producer living in one of the flats in Kentigern Gardens.
Graham Hardacre – Strike’s friend and ex-work colleague.
Guy Some – Lula Landry’s fashion designer and friend.
Ilsa Herbert – Strike’s old friend from Cornwall.
Jago Ross – Strike’s ex-girlfriend’s new fiancé.
John Bristow – Strike’s main client, half brother of Lula Landry.
Jonah Agyeman – Lula Landry’s half brother.
Jonny Rokeby – Strike’s famous biological father, who he’s only met twice.
Kieran Kolovas-Jones – Lula Landry’s main driver.
Leda Strike – Strike’s late mother.
Lucy – Cormoran Strike’s half sister.
Lula Landry – The supermodel who fell to her death and is at the heart of the mystery.
Marlene Higson – Lula Landry’s biological mother.
Matthew Cunliffe – Robin Ellacott’s fiancé.
Peter Gillespie – Jonny Rokeby’s lawyer who keeps calling Strike for his loan repayments.
Robin Ellacott – A secretary working for Cormoran Strike as a temp.
Rochelle Onifade – A friend Lula met in a rehab clinic.
Roy Carver – A Detective Inspector who investigated Lula Landry’s death.
Spanner – The younger brother of one of Strike’s friends, who specializes in IT and searches Lula’s laptop.
Tansy Bestigui – Freddie Bestigui’s wife, who claims to have heard shouting just before Lula’s fall.
Tony Landry – John Bristow’s uncle, and Yvette Bristow’s brother.
Tracey – Strike’s ex-girlfriend from the SIB.
Uncle Ted – Strike’s uncle, who lives in St Mawes, Cornwall.
Ursula May – Tansy Bestigui’s sister and Cyprian May’s wife.
Yvette Bristow – The adoptive mother of Lula Landry and John Bristow.
Miscellaneous Characters – Characters in The Cuckoo’s Calling that either only appear briefly or are only mentioned.