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Author picks up prize in close run competition

Jeremy Mogford, centre, with finalists Ian Shine, Nicky Winder (winner), Claire Bullen and John Reed at the award party at QuodPicture: Richard Cave

The delighted recipient of a £10,000 Oxford-based literary prize knows just how close the competition was.

9:56am Monday 3 April 2017

Kiran Millwood Hargrave wins book prize with children's tale inspired by the Canary Islands

Kiran Millwood Hargrave wins book prize with children's tale inspired by the Canary Islands

The young writer took some influence by acclaimed writer Philip Pullman

10:03pm Thursday 30 March 2017

Round the world in 24 tiny theatres: a time traveller’s tale told through art

Adrian Brooks’ Travel Theatres

A series of 24 wall-mounted theatres, inspired and assembled in countries as diverse as Brazil, Australia, Tanzania and Canada, have found a temporary resting place in Summertown.

1:25pm Monday 10 April 2017

Philip Pullman is back with a new His Dark Materials book

Philip Pullman is back with a new His Dark Materials book

Fans of the author have been waiting nearly 20 years to find out more about Lyra.

7:02am Wednesday 15 February 2017

Philip Pullman confirms new book in His Dark Materials series

Philip Pullman. Picture: Richard Cave.

FANS of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy will be able to dive back into Lara Belacqua’s Oxford after the author announced a long-awaited follow-up.

2:00pm Wednesday 15 February 2017

Philip Pullman to publish 'equel' trilogy to His Dark Materials

The original His Dark Materials trilogy was a huge hit for Philip Pullman

Acclaimed author Philip Pullman will publish his long-awaited follow-up to the His Dark Materials trilogy in October, 17 years after the last instalment.

9:11am Wednesday 15 February 2017

Story Museum staff look forward to happy ending after a major revamp next year

The Story Museum's David Gibb and Sophie Hiscock get into character. Picture Richard Cave

IF you visit The Story Museum during the depths of winter there are times when if feels quite chilly – almost as cold as Narnia where, legend has it, winter never ends.

11:10am Wednesday 22 February 2017

Dakota Blue Richards: 'It will break my heart' to see another actress play Lyra

Dakota Blue Richards: 'It will break my heart' to see another actress play Lyra

The Endeavour star got her big break in The Golden Compass

1:43pm Friday 3 February 2017

Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ridley Scott among stars attending BFI television festival

Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Ridley Scott among stars attending BFI television festival

Aidan Turner, Charlie Brooker and Jenna Coleman will also be in attendance.

2:03pm Monday 6 February 2017

Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy to be turned into BBC One drama

Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy to be turned into BBC One drama

The fantasy trilogy, telling the story of orphan Lyra, is set for a small-screen adaptation.

12:52pm Tuesday 3 November 2015
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