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His Dark Materials | Series 3 Preview (BBC One)

This series will see Will (Amir Wilson), the bearer of The Subtle Knife, and Lyra (Dafne Keen), the prophesied child, travel through multiple worlds to find and protect each other.

New cast for series three includes Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Commander Ogunwe and Jamie Ward as Father Gomez. Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Harrison, and Chipo Chung are the rebel angels Balthamos, Baruch and Xaphania; while Ama will be played by Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe.

Returning cast also include Will Keen as Father President MacPhail, Jade Anouka as Ruta Skadi and Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala. Held captive in the hands of Mrs Coulter, a dreaming Lyra finds herself in a mysterious place with someone familiar - Roger.

Will continues with his quest to find Lyra, meeting unexpected allies along the way. Asriel journeys through the worlds in his recruitment drive for his war against the Authority.

In Geneva, ‘Father President’ MacPhail meets a devoted young priest, Father Gomez, and sends him on a special mission.

His Dark Materials returns Sunday 18th December at 7pm on BBC One.


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