Fans of the BBC and HBO fantasy series, His Dark Materials, can relive the adventures of Lyra and Will with the season two boxset, available on BBC Studios DVD and Blu-ray from December 28th 2020. Also available on the same date is His Dark Materials Season 1-2 boxset, available on both DVD and Blu-ray. Extra features include four behind-the-scenes featurettes and a set of four double-sided art-cards.
Based on author Philip Pullman’s beloved trilogy, Season Two of His Dark Materials begins as Lyra Silvertongue embarks upon a journey in a strange and mysterious abandoned city. There she meets Will Parry, 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.
His Dark Materials season two boasts a star-studded cast, including Dafne Keen (Logan), Ruth Wilson (Luther), Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton), Andrew Scott (Sherlock), Ariyon Bakare (Good Omens) and Simone Kirby (Jimmy’s Hall). The first episode of the new series drew a consolidated audience of 5.6 million viewers in the UK to BBC One and BBC iPlayer.
In addition to the Season 2 boxset, the first wave of His Dark Materials merchandise, including gifting, apparel and accessories, is available now on the dedicated online store www.hisdarkmaterials.shop.
Want to see know what we thought of Season 2 so far? Check out Pete Messum‘s review blogs for Critical Popcorn here (warning: spoilers ahead!).