The Worst Witch (2017 TV series)
|The Worst Witch|
The Worst Witch|
by Jill Murphy
|Written by||Emma Reeves|
|Directed by||Brian Grant|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Executive producer(s)||Marcus Wilson|
|Location(s)||Cheshire and Germany|
|Picture format||16:9 (1080i HDTV)|
|Audio format||Dolby Digital 5.1|
|Original release||January 2017|
The Worst Witch is an upcoming British-German fantasy children's television series about a group of young witches at a school for magic. The series will star Bella Ramsey, and is based on The Worst Witch books by Jill Murphy (published 1974–2013). It is the fifth adaptation of The Worst Witch series after the 1986 television film, the 1998 television series, the 2001 television spin-off and the 2005 television spin-off.
The series is a co-production between CBBC, ZDF and Netflix. The series will be available to stream internationally on Netflix in 2017, and will be made available to members in the UK and Germany after its premiere on CBBC and ZDF. The series will premiere on CBBC in January 2017.
- Bella Ramsey as Mildred Hubble
- Meibh Campbell as Maud Spellbody
- Tamara Smart as Enid Nightshade
- Jenny Richardson as Ethel Hallow
- Tallulah Milligan as Drusilla Paddock
- Dagny Rollins as Felicity Foxglove
- Clare Higgins as Miss Ada Cackle
- Raquel Cassidy as Miss Hecate Hardbroom
- Wendy Craig as Miss Bat
- Kacey Ainsworth as Miss Gullet
- Philip Martin Brown as Algernon Rowan-Webb
- Amanda Holden as Miss Pentangle
- Nicola Stephenson as Ms Hubble
- Nicholas Jones as The Great Wizard
- Zita Sattar as Mrs Tapioca
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