HBO’s His Dark Materials is an adaptation of Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy about the orphaned Lyra, a seemingly ordinary but brave young woman from another world. Her search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and becomes a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust.
Season 2 begins in a new world, in a strange and mysterious abandoned city, where Lyra meets Will, a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them.
Meanwhile, Mrs Coulter searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary.
Season 2, episode 1 lands on Showmax on 17 November 2020. These pictures from the first episode have us counting down the days!
The whole of Season 1 of His Dark Materials is streaming on Showmax. New episodes of Season 2 arrive every Tuesday from 17 November 2020.