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The Dark Is Rising
The Dark Is Rising
BBC World Service

A young boy’s time-travelling fight against ancient evil. When the Dark comes rising, who will hold it back? This dramatisation of Susan... more

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12. The Joining of the Signs

Twelfth Night. The Old Ones gather from across the centuries. The Signs are joined together by a blacksmith with rings... more

31 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
11. The Hunt Rides

Will is pursued by the tornado of the Dark and prepares for the final battle. He flies with Merriman on... more

30 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
10. The King of Fire and Water

Will’s sister is missing. He searches through driving rain and melting snow to find her, as a road becomes... more

29 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
9. Hawk in the Dark

Will is terrified. The thunderous knocking on the door can only mean one thing – it is The Rider, ready... more

28 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
8. The Coming of the Cold

The Dark grips the country in unnatural frost, as deepening snow traps people indoors. Will needs the Fifth Sign, the... more

27 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
7. The Besieging

Christmas Day. The snowfall is intense as Will walks. The Dark has surrounded the church. Will fights back and discovers... more

26 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
6. The Opening of the Present

It is Christmas Eve 1875 and Hawkin turns to the Dark. Will hasn’t a moment to lose and goes back... more

25 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
5. The Book of Gramarye

It is Christmas Eve and Will has been transported to a different time, 1875. Hawkin risks his life to break... more

24 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
4. The Walker on the Old Way

On an ancient path Will tries his powers for the first time and the Dark appears - in the form... more

23 Dec 2022 · 17 minutes
3. The Sign-Seeker

Will learns of his task: To find the six Signs of the Light before the Dark destroys them. He... more

22 Dec 2022 · 18 minutes
The Dark Is Rising
12. The Joining of the Signs
The Dark Is Rising