Lyra’s mission to uncover the truth about the strange and mysterious medium known as Dust takes a thrilling turn in BBC1’s His Dark Materials this week.
Determined to prove that the sinister Magisterium, who controls Lyra’s world, are wrong to teach that Dust is original sin, the intrepid teenager and her new friend Will (Amir Wilson) travel from the parallel realm of Cittagàzze to Will’s Oxford in search of scholarly help.
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When Olivia met Homer
A host of British stars arrive in Springfield as The Simpsons returns
The fate of the universe hangs in the balance in sci-fi drama Pandora
Rebel with a cause
Hollywood star Rebel Wilson joins former SAS hardman Ant Middleton for a gruelling challenge in Mexico
Rosario Dawson investigates the death of her sister in a strange Texas community
Hero in hiding
Can Shadow outwit his enemies as American Gods returns?
RuPaul returns to find the UK’s next drag superstar
Feat of Endurance
Can a polar expedition locate Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary shipwreck?
Luke Evans is a Welsh detective hunting the ruthless ‘Bullseye killer’ in a chilling true story
Dawn loses Lucas, all thanks to Harriet
This week’s soaps at a glance
Rowan Atkinson celebrates 30 years of his hapless comedy character
7 Keys for Self-Care
How to make your life on Earth radiant.
In My Skin veers between coming-of-age comedy and serious drama.
IT WAS FORTY YEARS AGO TODAY...
...that Mark King’s flying thumb first blew our minds and, in doing so, opened up a whole new era for the bass guitar. As Level 42 celebrate their fourth decade in business, we sit down with King and take a look back—with the benefit of 2020 vision
LIT TRENDS - 3 Online Book Clubs with a Global Perspective
ONE OF LIFE’S GREAT pleasures is sharing a favorite book with a community of bright, engaging friends, wine in hand and the fireplace crackling. In a perfect world, the host of your local book club is charming, the introverts are cozy and the extroverts gregarious, the conversation is brilliant and never lags, and the serving board groans under the weight of everyone’s best-loved dishes.
What Would Social Media Look Like If It Served The Public Interest?
What would social media look like if it served the public interest?
Promotions after singer's raid film
SIR Cliff Richard said he was confused “not a single head had rolled at the BBC” after a TV crew filmed a police raid on his home – and two of those involved had been “promoted”.
Is Peter Alliss the greatest golf commentator ever?
Peter Alliss, who sadly passed away in December at the age of 89, was the voice of golf for more than half a century
Cool The Midwife
Freezing cast try to keep sunny as they film summer scenes in deep mid-winter
‘I know they are after me'
Gamekeepers run a daily gauntlet of abuse and there appears little that can be done to stop it. Matt Cross investigates
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan gets up close and personal to a wild cheetah family…