The first season of His Dark Materials follows Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Lyra’s search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. As she journeys through the worlds, including our own, Lyra meets a determined and courageous boy called Will. Together they encounter extraordinary beings and dangerous secrets, with the fate of both the living—and the dead— in their hands.
Pullman’s trilogy has been adapted into a radio series and a two-part play at the National Theatre, but Jane Tranter, the series Ep, was savoring to adapt