Delve deeper into the BBC and HBO series His Dark Materials with the Spotify Exclusive companion podcast His Darker Materials. Hosted by Dave Corkery (daemon: squirrel) and Helen O’Hara (Empire Film, daemon: raven) it features guests like Clarke Peters (Master of Jordan College himself, daemon: Pegasus) and exclusive cast, crew and expert interviews. #WhatsYourDaemon #HisDarkerMaterials
EPISODE I: LYRA’S JORDAN
Dave and Helen are joined in-studio with featured guest Clarke Peters (Dr Carne, Master of Jordan College) to point their amber spyglass at episode 1 – “Lyra’s Jordan”.
EPISODE II: THE IDEA OF THE NORTH
Dave and Helen consulted their alethiometer and it told them to bring back featured guest Clarke Peters (Dr Carne, Master of Jordan College) for another episode.
EPISODE III: THE SPIES
Dave and Helen are joined by a Lyra from an alternate reality – Dakota Blue Richards, star of the 2007 film The Golden Compass, the movie adaptation of The Northern Lights.
EPISODE IV: ARMOUR
Dave and Helen are joined by a polar bear! An armoured polar bear! Well… the voice of of an armoured polar bear at least in the form of Joe Tanberg who plays Iorek Byrnisen!
EPISODE V: THE LOST BOY
King of the Gyptians himself, Lucian Msamati (John Faa) is in the studio with Helen and Dave after the most emotionally devastating episode yet.
EPISODE VI: THE DAEMON-CAGES
The one and only Ruth Wilson (Mrs Coulter) is in studio with Helen and Dave following the darkest of Dark Materials episodes yet. (She left the golden monkey at home, thankfully)
EPISODE VII: THE FIGHT TO THE DEATH
Lyra herself, Dafne Keen, joins Dave and Helen in the studio this week (well, hotel room!) She talked all about episode 7 of His Dark Materials and some things to look out for Season 2
EPISODE VIII: BETRAYAL
Russell Dodgson, the visual effects supervisor for the whole series joins Helen and Dave to talk all about episode 8 of His Dark Materials
Russell Dodgson, the visual effects supervisor for the whole series returns to the podcast along with Brian Fisher from creature effects to talk about all things to do with Daemons and bears in “His Dark Materials”.
Reverend Richard Coles, a Church of England Priest and, importantly, a huge fan of His Dark Materiels joined Helen and Dave in the studio. They talk about how much he is enjoying the show and what the Magisterium represents in the series.