The Idea of North
His Dark Materials Season 1

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Lyra arrives to her new life in London, determined to find Roger with Mrs. Coulter's help; the Gyptians continue their search for the missing children and the elusive Gobblers.


Dafne Keen
as Lyra Belacqua
James McAvoy
as Lord Asriel Belacqua
Ruth Wilson
as Mrs. Coulter
Lin-Manuel Miranda
as Lee Scoresby
Anne-Marie Duff
as Ma Costa
Clarke Peters
as The Master of Jordan College
Ariyon Bakare
as Carlo Boreal
Will Keen
as Father MacPhail
Ian Gelder
as Charles the Librarian
Georgina Campbell
as Adèle Starminster
Lewin Lloyd
as Roger Parslow
James Cosmo
as Farder Coram
Daniel Frogson
as Tony Costa
Tyler Howitt
as Billy Costa
Ruta Gedmintas
as Serafina Pekkala
Mat Fraser
as Raymond van Gerrit
Geoff Bell
as Jack Verhoeven
Simon Manyonda
as Benjamin de Ruyter
Kit Connor
as Pantalaimon
Brian Fisher
as A Golden Monkey
Joe Tandberg
as Iorek Byrnison
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Critic Reviews for The Idea of North

Both too much and not enough is happening in His Dark Materials, and hopefully it sets a more even pace going forward.

Jan 20, 2020 | Full Review…

Where is the mystery of this plot? Where is the richness and the grandeur? "The Idea of North" is a shocking exposition dump.

Nov 25, 2019 | Full Review…

His Dark Materials has set an exciting president, letting its fans know that this is not necessarily going to be told in the same order of events as the books.

Nov 13, 2019 | Full Review…