( Log Out / Kirby herself shared a post when the series first made its debut on the BBC, saying: "His Dark Materials in just over an hour. READ MORE: His Dark Materials season 3 release date: Will there be another series. Freelance Education and Business Services Writer. And my father. [INSIGHT]His Dark Materials season 1 recap: What happened in the last series? DAFNE Keen is starring in His Dark Materials on BBC One - but at the age of 14 she's far from a newcomer on our screens. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. She vows to join the fight against the Magisterium. I'm also a self-published author, creator of the quirky crime comedy book series Salmonweird. The actress is well-known for her supporting roles and she was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress at the IFTAs in 2017, for her roles in Notes on Blindness. [sic]. During her time off she would watch her favourite show Stranger Things with Lewin Lloyd, who plays her best friend Roger on His Dark Materials. His Dark Materials season 2 release date: How many episodes? Learn how your comment data is processed. Her father has worked in television in both Spain and Britain. She is secretly the daughter we would all love to have but we know she will be a bit of a handful. His Dark Materials season 3 release date: Will there be another series, His Dark Materials: Ruth Wilson spills on sexual Mrs Coulter scene. That’s not to take anything away from her performance – which was impressive. In 2014 Wilson won a Golden Globe Award for 'Best Actress in a Supporting Role' in The Affair in 2014. Will is intrigued and bemused at this lone girl who is rude and argumentative yet feels drawn to her. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. She goes where she shouldn’t (and early on saves the life of Lord Asriel). Some of her words and actions make me laugh. READ MORE: His Dark Materials: Ruth Wilson spills on sexual Mrs Coulter scene. This 11 year old girl is brash, argumentative, confrontational, dishonest when it suits and doesn’t respect her elders. She calls them shadow particles, they don't respond to the light. Yet her obvious love for Will in the final chapters when she realises that they have to part, perhaps forever, evokes memories for all of young and innocent love. If that's what you're looking for, then good news! Rory Cowan shocked after hearing arch-enemy Twink's explosive voicemail, I'm A Celeb crisis as crew refuse to work for fear of castle's ghosts, Rosanna Davison 'bursting with love' as she gives birth to twins Hugo and Oscar, Taoiseach says Govt will do 'everything' to keep Dublin Zoo open as €1m raised, RTE viewers in stitches at Claire Byrne's 'bag of cans' scenario in pints debate, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. It would have been good to see her develop into the role and it is a shame for her and for us that chance will never come. Ruth Wilson is a two-time Olivier Award winner. Her paternal great-grandfather was peer Edward Curzon, 6th Earl Howe. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. For other inquiries Contact Us. I'm Matt, a freelance writer, writing mostly about education, early career recruitment, tech, B2B and professional services. The village has its own website listed below. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Does this make her a bad person? His Dark Materials season two is on BBC One and HBO now, and the new series follows Lyra Belacqua (played by Dafne Keen) and Will Parry (Amir Wilson) as they try and track down Will's father. newspaper archive. Why I love the character: Lyra is the person we would all have wanted to be at that age. Her friend Roger is taken by the “Gobblers” and, hearing that so many of her friends and acquaintances have gone missing, taken by these mysterious “Gobblers” she steps into the unknown with a group of Gyptian travellers. Change ). Dafne then switched to the big screen in 2017 to play Laura, a lab-bred mutant child of Wolverine in Logan. This scene is excellently played out in the film. Logan actress Dafne Keen plays Lyra in His Dark Materials (Credit: BBC One) Who is Lyra Belacqua? ( Log Out / The drama consists of eight episodes and began on November 3, 2019. Lyra has had to learn to trust Will after she was deceived by her own father, Lord Asriel (James McAvoy), and he agrees to help her discover more about dust. The series will be based on his trilogy of fantasy novels - which consists of Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass. The star is also a producer and she has recently finished working on her first short film called Clean.