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Northern Lights

AuthorPhilip Pullman

NarratorVarious

SeriesHis Dark Materials, Book 1

Duration10h 45m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS4

PublisherChivers

VersionAbridged

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A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the first book in Philip Pullman's trilogy 'His Dark Materials'. Set in a world which is like, yet very unlike, our own, the story begins in Oxford. Children are disappearing from the streets, and when Lyra's friend Roger also vanishes she sets out to find him. The story mixes science, theology and magic to fantastic and exciting effect. The next two instalments, The Amber Spyglass and The Subtle Knife, are also in release.

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