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As for how closely the series will stick to the novels, BAFTA-winning writer Jack Thorne, who's adapting Pullman's books,"The advantage of television is we can slow down.
In the film and on stage they had so much plot to get through, so much plot to churn through, whereas we've got the luxury of having time to get to know [lead character] Lyra, and spend time in her world."No details have been confirmed for the first broadcast details.
(The first book alone was nearly 11 hours long – so the trilogy will take more than a couple of afternoons to listen to, if you're planning a session.)The BBC previously turned the books into a radio drama for Radio 4 in 2003, with Terence Stamp as Lord Asriel and Lulu Popplewell as Lyra.
The same year, RTÉ made a radio drama of Also in 2003, Nicholas Hytner directed a theatre version of the books as a two-part six-hour performance at London's Royal National Theatre.
The epic trilogy of fantasy novels will soon arrive on the small screen for the first time, and here is your guide to everything from casting to broadcast dates.
We'll be updating it as more details are released, so keep this page bookmarked. The series follows Lyra Belacqua (and Will Parry in the last two books), as they travel through various parallel universes, meeting a host of fantastical creatures including witches and armoured polar bears.
It was a huge success and has been revived several times across the UK.movie was supposed to spin off a TV series that would fill in gaps — but it's looking like the two might not be connected at all.When director Nikolaj Arcel's long-awaited adaptation of the Stephen King novel was gearing up for its cinema release, there was talk of Idris Elba and his young co-star Tom Taylor both appearing in a companion series despite the main crux being the early years of Elba's Gunslinger.failed to work as a film: "The major challenge was to do a film based on a series of books that's really long, about 3,000 pages."The other part of it was the decision to do a PG-13 feature adaptation of books that are extremely violent and deal with violent behaviour in a fairly graphic way."That was something that had to be overcome, although I've gotta say, I thought [screenwriter] Akiva Goldsman did a terrific job in taking a central part of the book and turning it into what I thought was a pretty good movie."TV has been crowded with King adaptations this year.Actor Sam Elliott blamed the Catholic Church's opposition for forcing the axe, but critics said that "disappointment" with the adaptation was the real reason.PHD TV illustrates and communicates the ideas, stories and personalities of researchers, scientists and scholars worldwide in creative, compelling and truthful ways.