The Golden Compass
Item published on 18th Jul 2011. 0 comments.
Philip Pullman will be speaking at an event to raise funds to save Brent’s libraries. The event will take place on Wednesday 20 July, 7pm in Queens Park Community School hall.
Item published on 3rd Apr 2011. 3 comments.
Ever wondered what The Golden Compass could have looked like? Read director Chris Weitz' first draft of the script and find out.
Item published on 28th Jan 2011. 3 comments.
HDM writer casually confirms that The Book of Dust is still a work in progress while crusading against public library reforms.
Item published on 17th Oct 2010. 0 comments.
Philip Pullman will be debating with Richard Harries on his book The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ this Friday.
Item published on 15th Jul 2010. 1 comment.
Philip will be on the BBC's Have Your Say program. Here's your chance to put your questions to the author of His Dark Materials.
Item published on 31st Mar 2010. 4 comments.
This book is a cracking read for a quiet afternoon, and suggests how religion itself was not at fault, but the organisation thereof was it’s demise. To quote Pullman, it is a story about how stories are made.
Item published on 26th Mar 2010. 3 comments.
In the bestselling His Dark Materials books, author Philip Pullman depicted the church as a corrupt and murderous bureaucracy and God as senile, frail and impotent. And, despite condemnation by the Christian right, Pullman has now taken on the Gospels directly.
Item published on 9th Feb 2010. 10 comments.
The British supermarket chain is making a move to adapt films based on books by author Philip Pullman, Jackie Collins, and Dick Francis. A screenplay of one of Pullman's Sally Lockhart novels is being developed.
Item published on 1st Dec 2009. 10 comments.
When The Golden Compass movie made it to the big screen, the ending wasn't the only part of the movie that was missing. In an interview with Variety, Director Chris Weitz revealed his true decreasing involvement in The Golden Compass movie as it neared completion.
Item published on 30th Jun 2009. 0 comments.
Philip Pullman will be working at the Oxfam in St Giles next Saturday for Bookfest.
Item published on 11th Apr 2009. 1 comment.
The Nicholas Wright theatre adaptation of His Dark Materials begins a run that starts in Birmingham and ends with a UK tour. Special events include actor talk back and a discussion with author Philip Pullman.
Item published on 13th Oct 2008. 0 comments.
Britain's Counter Terrorism Bill proposes to extend the maximum period for detaining suspects without charge to 42 days from the current 28 days. The UK currently has, by far, the most stringent pre-charge…
Item published on 10th Oct 2008. 0 comments.
Campaigners led by Philip Pullman, the author of Northern Lights, are celebrating victory in a battle with developers over the fate of a historic Oxford…
Item published on 29th Sep 2008. 5 comments.
The Golden Compass has ranked 4th in the American Library Association's list of most challenged books for 2007 and Philip Pullman has written an article…
Item published on 18th Jul 2008. 19 comments.
The Independent reports: Perhaps it has disappeared through a window into another universe, like its characters. It looked increasingly unlikely yesterday…
Item published on 2nd Jul 2008. 0 comments.
BookTrade reports: Philip Pullman will host Waterstone's Writer's Table this autumn. Launched earlier this year by Sebastian Faulks, The Writer's Table…
Item published on 23rd Jun 2008. 1 comment.
BBC iPlayer has recently uploaded and made available for download, the new Ruby in the Smoke film for tv. The download is only up for a few days, and…
Item published on 4th Jun 2008. 6 comments.
The Guardian reports: The practice of indicating suitable ages for goods bought by or for children is rarely the subject of controversy. Apart from the…
Item published on 27th May 2008. 1 comment.
Pullman's new comic strip, entitled The Adventures of John Blake makes its first appearance Friday, 30 May. The DFC, published by Randomhouse, is bringing…
Item published on 22nd Mar 2008. 10 comments.
The Guardian posts an exclusive extract (and quite a lenghty one, as well) from the upcoming Pullman book Once Upon A Time In The North, a story about…
Item published on 17th Mar 2008. 0 comments.
The Yorkshire Post reports: Sitting behind a huge oak table surrounded by priceless literary treasures, Philip Pullman is in his element. Philip Pullman…
Item published on 25th Feb 2008. 20 comments.
The Golden Compass is the winner in Best Visual Effects for the 80th Annual Academy Awards. The team behind the visual effects is made up of Supervisor…
Item published on 25th Jan 2008. 1 comment.
The International Film Music Critics Association have announced their nominees for the film and television music awards 2007. Alexandre Desplat is nominated…
Item published on 16th Jan 2008. 12 comments.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts today announced the nominees for the annual BAFTA awards. The Golden Compass was nominated in the category…
Item published on 17th Dec 2007. 11 comments.
The Oxford Mail spoke with author Philip Pullman at the London premiere. They touched about various subjects, such as The Book of Dust (“could be released…