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The Scholar

Episode 5 of 7

Will and Lyra plan to steal the alethiometer from Boreal but are set back by an unforeseen guest. MacPhail takes decisive action, and Mary takes a leap of faith.

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46 minutes

Audio described


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:10


    Days of Confusion

  • 00:11

    Lighthouse Family



Role Contributor
Lyra Belacqua Dafne Keen
Will Parry Amir Wilson
Mrs Coulter Ruth Wilson
Lord Boreal Ariyon Bakare
Father Graves Sean Gilder
Father Macphail Will Keen
Dr Mary Malone Simone Kirby
Writer Francesca Gardiner
Director Leanne Welham
Producer Stephen Haren
Production Company Bad Wolf Productions


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Cast and Characters - Series 1

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