His Dark Materials: Series 3 (2023)
Tuesday 10th January 2023
Based on Philip Pullman's third book in the His Dark Materials trilogy, The Amber Spyglass, Season 3, sees Lyra, the prophesied child, and Will, the bearer of The Subtle Knife, journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned. As her father's great war against the Authority edges closer, they will learn that saving the worlds comes at a terrible price.
At the end of series two Lord Asriel called upon the angels to help him wage a war against the Kingdom of Heaven, as Mrs Coulter abducted her daughter Lyra to take her to 'safety' in their own world.
Series three opens with Lyra unconscious, having been given a sleeping draught by her mother, as Will, still carrying the Subtle Knife, continues his quest to find her. Will is tracked down by two angels - Balthamos and Baruch - who wish to take him to join Lord Asriel's campaign against The Authority with Commander Ogunwe. But Will is not the only one after Lyra, with Father President MacPhail continuing his mission to destroy the child of the prophecy, employing the help of his most committed follower, Father Gomez.
Meanwhile Oxford physicist Mary Malone reaches another parallel world - that of the Mulefa, a strange animal-like species. They tell her of a cataclysmic phenomenon in their world.
With multiple new worlds, including the Land Of The Dead, returning characters and featuring strange new creatures the Mulefa and Gallivespians, the third series will bring Philip Pullman's masterpiece to a dramatic conclusion.
Philip Pullman's award-winning trilogy of the same name, is considered a modern masterpiece of imaginative fiction and has sold over 18 million copies worldwide.
His Dark Materials: Series 3 arrives on DVD and Blu-ray 13th February 2023 from BBC.
- His Dark Materials: The Story So Far
- The Magisterium
- Creatures & Daemons
- Creating the Worlds of Season 3
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.