It’s the year of our Lord 1647 and fear of witchcraft is rife. Puritanical Christianity, deep-seated superstition and a willingness to scapegoat outsiders have created a tinderbox of suspicion in which few are safe. In this environment, witchfinding has flourished, as self-appointed witch experts achieve hero status by investigating accusations of witchery and extracting confessions.
A failing witchfinder (Tim Key) transports a suspected witch (Daisy May Cooper) across 1640s East Anglia to a trial that could change his fortunes forever. But his captive is the worst possible travel companion: an inquisitive, uncouth woman whose ability to prick his pomposity and ask uncomfortable questions turns a straightforward journey into a life-changing ordeal.
The Witchfinder UK TV Premiere Date
Latest/Next UK Season: 1
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 08 March 2022 at 10:00 pm
UK Channel: BBC Two
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Cancelled at Season: 1
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Country of Origin: UK
New comedy series following a witchfinder and his suspect on a road-free road trip through an England gripped by civil war, famine and plague.