Philip Pullman gives garden talk

ITV News Meridian – 22 March 2012

The children’s author Philip Pullman is narrating a new audio tour at Oxford’s Botanic Gardens. At the end of his book, “The Amber Spyglass” his main characters Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry agree to sit on a bench in the gardens every year on Midsummers Day.

As a result hundreds of fans of the “His Dark Materials Trilogy” have been visiting the garden to sit on this particular bench. Mr Pullman’s voice is one of 21 recordings which guides visitors around the gardens.

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