Philip Pullman’s fantasy world comes alive in beautiful element in His Darkish Supplies. The second season, streaming first on Showmax, continues the journey.
It’s a world of magic and thriller, peopled by characters with shady agendas and their shadowy animal familiars.
The story of His Darkish Supplies follows the orphan Lyra as she crosses between worlds on a quest to know a mysterious phenomenon referred to as Mud, with the assistance of her daemon, Pan, and a tool referred to as the alethiometer.
New episodes land on Tuesdays till 15 December, solely on Showmax. Watch now »
The collection, which is produced by HBO and BBC One, stars up-and-comer Dafne Eager as Lyra alongside extra acquainted faces like Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) as Lee Scoresby, Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson (The Affair, Luther) as Mrs Coulter; and Golden Globe nominees James McAvoy (X-Males) and Andrew Scott (Fleabag, Sherlock) as Lord Asriel and Colonel John Parry respectively, with Oscar nominee Terence Stamp (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert) becoming a member of the journey this season as Giacomo Paradisi.
Additionally hear out for the voices of the likes of Phoebe Waller-Bridge and David Suchet because the daemons.
“It’s an exquisite story,” says Time journal, “rendered with the liveliness – and the finances – Pullman’s books deserve,” whereas Slate calls it “proof that TV is now the perfect medium for bringing epic literary fantasy to the display screen.”
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