Author Archives: Ian

About Ian

A keen fan of His Dark Materials and Philip Pullman. Assistant to Paul Temple and Sir Graham Forbes.
Bookwitch Interview with Philip Pullman
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Back in early August Bookwitch published an interview with Philip Pullman conducted at the Manchester Children’s Book Festival in July. Pullman has rarely granted interviews in recent years, so this is an unusual opportunity to discover his thoughts on a … Continue reading

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Pullman speaks out against library closures
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Blogger Book Maven reports that Philip Pullman was amongst several speakers at a meeting of the Oxfordshire Anti-Cuts Alliance (OACA) last week specifically about libraries and the threat they are under. A number of libraries in Oxfordshire are to have … Continue reading

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Pulp Online Review Butterfly Tattoo
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Online magazine Pulp Online features a highly positive review of budget movie ‘The Butterfly Tattoo’. The reviewer remarks that if and when the film gains general release, he hopes to ‘see it again and again’. Read it in full here.

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Ask Pullman
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The stage adaptation of Philip Pullman’s ‘The Scarecrow and his Servant’ will be opening on December 10th at the Southwark Playhouse, and to mark the occasion, the BBC is giving people the opportunity to submit questions which will be put … Continue reading

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Pullman reads Paradise Lost
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The Guardian features a video clip of Philip Pullman reading from Milton’s Paradise Lost, a text that he has acknowledged to have had a strong influence on his writing of His Dark Materials. You can watch the clip here.

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