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HIS DARK MATERIALS - SATURDAY PLAY
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His Dark Materials
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Welcome to the website for the Radio 4 dramatisation of Philip Pullman's Trilogy, His Dark Materials.

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Read the transcript of the webchat with Philip Pullman.

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Listen to the voices of all the main characters, and hear their musical themes. What does an armoured bear sound like? Can you resist the persuasive powers of Mrs. Coulter?




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Jog your memory about some of the many characters in the Trilogy, and look up definitions or search for locations in all the worlds of His Dark Materials.




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"People have been so brainwashed by the whole Tolkein phenomenon that they get angry when others dare to say they enjoy Philip Pullman's work. Surely there's room for both?? " Discuss the Trilogy...




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Test your knowledge of dæmons, and the three books of His Dark Materials.
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Find out more about Philip Pullman and His Dark Materials with our round up of the best HDM sites on the web.


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