Differences between The Golden Compass and His Dark Materials Season One Part Two

1. Will Parry is not featured in The Golden Compass. Parry doesn’t come into the story until the second book, The Subtle Knife. In the second half of the television show, however, Parry is heavily featured. 2. In the books, Billy Costa was not found half-dead as a child in the Arctic village. He wasContinue reading “Differences between The Golden Compass and His Dark Materials Season One Part Two”

Actor Profile: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Lee Scoresby on His Dark Materials. Miranda was born in New York City on January 16th, 1980. He is an American composer, lyricist, singer, actor, producer, and playwright known for creating and performing in the Broadway musicals In the Heights and Hamilton. Miranda won the Tony for Best Original Score and aContinue reading “Actor Profile: Lin-Manuel Miranda”

Actor Profile: James McAvoy

James McAvoy plays Lord Asriel Belacqua in His Dark Materials. McAvoy was born in Glasgow, Scotland, on April 21, 1979. His mother is a psychiatric nurse named Elizabeth. His father James McAvoy Jr works as a builder. Following his parent’s divorce,  James was brought up primarily by his maternal grandparents due to his mother’s poorContinue reading “Actor Profile: James McAvoy”

Ruth Wilson Profile

Ruth Wilson plays Mrs. Coulter in His Dark Materials. Wilson was born in Ashford, Surrey, England, on January 13th, 1982. Her mother, Mary, was a probation officer. Her father, Nigel Wilson, was an investment banker. Wilson went to a catholic girl’s school called Notre Dame School in Surrey for both primary and senior school. Ruth WilsonContinue reading “Ruth Wilson Profile”

Differences Between His Dark Materials Season 1 & The Golden Compass (Book One of the His Dark Materials Trilogy) Part 1

I have recently started re-reading The Golden Compass. Here are the significant differences between the book and television show that I have found so far: 1. In the first book, Lyra Belacqua doesn’t want to leave Jordan college. She has a happy life playing “war” with the fellow children within Oxford University and Oxford theContinue reading “Differences Between His Dark Materials Season 1 & The Golden Compass (Book One of the His Dark Materials Trilogy) Part 1”

Actor Profile: Dafne Keen Fernández

Dafne Keen Fernandez (January 4, 2005) is a British-Spanish actress born in Madrid, Spain. The actress holds British and Spanish citizenship. She is commonly known as Dafne Keen. Keen’s parents are British Actor Will Keen and Galician Actress/Theatre Director/ Writer Maria Fernandez Ache. Her first acting role as in 2014, where she played Ana “Ani”Continue reading “Actor Profile: Dafne Keen Fernández”

Ten Masterful Quotes from His Dark Materials Trilogy

1.“I’ll be looking for you, Will, every moment, every single moment. And when we do find each other again, we’ll cling together so tight that nothing and no one’ll ever tear us apart. Every atom of me and every atom of you… We’ll live in birds and flowers and dragonflies and pine trees and inContinue reading “Ten Masterful Quotes from His Dark Materials Trilogy”

Glossary for His Dark Materials TV Show

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates. Glossary for His Dark Materials (may contain some spoilers): Daemon: The animal that embodiesContinue reading “Glossary for His Dark Materials TV Show”

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