Esplanade Presents


The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage (Screening)

by Philip Pullman, adapted by Bryony Lavery, directed by Nicholas Hytner  

6 Nov 2022, Sun, 2pm

2hrs 50mins

(Intermission: 1 x 20mins)

Esplanade Theatre

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‘A theatrical marvel’


‘A supremely elegant production. Theatrical gold.’


‘The most wonderfully evocative, romantic and dramatic bit of set projection you will see all year’
British Theatre


‘a terrific piece of story-telling, confident and enthralling’


‘A galloping adventure of wonder’
Evening Standard



Set twelve years before the epic His Dark Materials trilogy, this gripping adaptation revisits Philip Pullman’s fantastical world in which waters are rising and storms are brewing.  


Two young people and their dæmons, with everything at stake, find themselves at the centre of a terrifying manhunt. In their care is a tiny child called Lyra Belacqua, and in that child lies the fate of the future. And as the waters rise around them, powerful adversaries conspire for mastery of Dust: salvation to some, the source of infinite corruption to others. 


Eighteen years after his groundbreaking production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre, director Nicholas Hytner returns to Pullman’s parallel universe.


Rated PG 13 (Some Coarse Language and Violence).


Please note that this is a screening of the theatre production, and not a live performance. Re-entry is permitted.


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Admission Age:
6 and above.
Language: English
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Date & Time

6 Nov 2022, Sun


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