Starting this Saturday, and running for the next three weeks, the BBC is broadcasting their adaptation for radio of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy. The first episode, on Radio 4 from 14:30 until 17:00 covers the first book, Northern Lights, and features the excellent Terence Stamp as Lord Asriel. Definitely one to tape!
(Note for those of you not in the UK, or otherwise unable to receive Radio 4 over the traditional ether: you can get Radio 4 streamed over the Internet. Just go to their home page.)