As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds and leads to a thrilling conclusion in .
Given that he's been working on these books alongside the TV adaptation, it's just possible that some of this new material will find its way into the series.
Hosted by 46-year-old Anna Richardson, the programme sees a series of six contestants strip down to select a date in the buff. I think it’s quite hard to get rejected – most people who apply get on,” he said.
It ran for four months and starred Anna Maxwell-Martin as Lyra, Dominic Cooper as Will, Timothy Dalton as Lord Asriel and Patricia Hodge as Mrs Coulter.
introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined.
Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust."In she is joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds.
As for how closely the series will stick to the novels, BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne, who's adapting Pullman's books, has said, "The most important thing is being loyal to the books, and trying to tell those books as well as we possibly can."The advantage of television is we can slow down.
In the film and on stage they had so much plot to get through, so much plot to churn through, whereas we've got the luxury of having time to get to know [lead character] Lyra, and spend time in her world."No details have been confirmed for the first broadcast details.