HIS DARK MATERIALS Season 1 Episodes

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Nov 1 · 4 min read

Adapting Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy of the same name, which is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction, the series follows Lyra (Dafne Keen), a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.

Episode 6: “ The Daemon-Cages”

Debut date: MONDAY, DEC. 9 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Lia Williams, Ruth Wilson (Credit: Alex Bailey/HBO). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Lyra (Dafne Keen) finds what she was looking for in the far North, but can she survive?

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Euros Lyn.

Photos (L-R): Morfydd Clark; Dafne Keen; Morfydd Clark (Credit for all: Alex Bailey). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode 5: “The Lost Boy”

Debut date: MONDAY, DEC. 2 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Dafne Keen (Credit: Courtesy of HBO). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

The alethiometer sends Lyra (Dafne Keen) and Iorek (Joe Tandberg) on a new path, leading to a shocking but vital clue.

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Otto Bathurst.

Photos (L-R): Dafne Keen, Lucian Msamati (Credit: Alex Bailey/HBO); Anne-Marie Duff, Dafne Keen (Credit: Courtesy of HBO). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode 4: “ Armour”

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV. 25 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Lin-Manuel Miranda (Credit: Alex Bailey). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Arriving North, Lyra (Dafne Keen) seeks allies in the witches, an aeronaut and an armored bear.

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Otto Bathurst.

Photos: Ruth Wilson; Dafne Keen (Credit for both: Alex Bailey)

Episode 3: “ The Spies”

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV. 18 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Ruth Wilson (Credit: Alex Bailey). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Following her kidnapping, Lyra (Dafne Keen) falls in with a new group, but struggles to know who to trust.

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Dawn Shadforth.

Photos (L-R): James Cosmo; Lucian Msamati, Anne-Marie Duff (Credit for all: Alex Bailey). Please note these are promotional photos for press only.

Episode 2: “The Idea of North”

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV. 11 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Ruth Wilson (Credit: Courtesy of HBO). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Lyra (Dafne Keen) arrives to her new life in London, determined to find Roger (Lewin Lloyd) with Mrs. Coulter’s (Ruth Wilson) help. The Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers.

Written by Jack Thorne; Directed by Tom Hooper

Episode 1: “Lyra’s Jordan”

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV 4 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)

Photo: Dafne Keen (Credit: Alex Bailey/HBO). Please note this is a promotional photo for press only.

Orphan Lyra Belacqua’s (Dafne Keen) world is upended by her long-absent uncle’s return from the North, while the glamorous Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) visits Jordan College with a proposition.

Written by Jack Thorne; directed by Tom Hooper.

Episode 2: “The Idea of North”

Debut date: MONDAY, NOV. 11 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT)
Lyra (Dafne Keen) arrives to her new life in London, determined to find Roger (Lewin Lloyd) with Mrs. Coulter’s (Ruth Wilson) help. The Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers.

Written by Jack Thorne; Directed by Tom Hooper.

HIS DARK MATERIALS is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are: Dan McCulloch, Jane Tranter, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper, Otto Bathurst; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for BBC One.

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