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The Subtle Knife

AuthorPhilip Pullman

NarratorFull Cast

SeriesHis Dark Materials, Book 2

Duration2h 26m

CategoriesChildren's Fiction

Key StageKS4

PublisherBBC

VersionUnabridged

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A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the second book in Philip Pullman's trilogy 'His Dark Materials'. The story begins in Oxford, where Will Parry is desperate to discover the truth about his disappeared father. Climbing through an extraordinary window in the air, Will meets Lyra and her personal daemon - who we first met in 'Northern Lights'. Together they embark on a fantastical quest which mixes science, theology and magic to stirring and exciting effect.

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