Jack Thorne’s eight-part adaptation of Philip Pullman’s acclaimed series of novels ‘His Dark Materials’ tells the story of Lyra, the young protagonist who lives in Jordan College, Oxford.
Placed there at the request of her Uncle, Lord Asriel, she lives a sheltered life amongst the scholars and college staff while under the watchful protection of The Master and Librarian Scholar Charles.
When the glamorous and mesmeric Mrs Coulter enters Lyra’s life she embarks upon a dangerous journey of discovery from Oxford to London. Here she meets Father Macphail, Lord Boreal and journalist Adele Starminster – played by our fantastic Georgina Campbell – at a glittering society party where she first hears about the sinister General Oblation Board.
Lyra is subsequently thrown into the nomadic world of the boat dwelling Gyptians, who take her North in her quest….
See Georgina in ‘His Dark Materials’ from Sunday 3rd Nov on BBC1.