Catweazle (1970–1971)

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Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time.

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Complete series cast summary:
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
 Catweazle (26 episodes, 1970-1971)
Robin Davies ...
 Carrot (13 episodes, 1970)
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
 Mr. Bennet (13 episodes, 1970)
Neil McCarthy ...
 Sam Woodyard (13 episodes, 1970)
Gary Warren ...
 Cedric Collingford / ... (13 episodes, 1971)
Moray Watson ...
 Lord Collingford (12 episodes, 1971)
 Lady Collingford (11 episodes, 1971)
Peter Butterworth ...
 Groome / ... (11 episodes, 1970-1971)
Gwen Nelson ...
 Mrs. Gowdie (9 episodes, 1971)


Catweazle is a magician from the time of the Normans who is cast into the future by magic. With the help of two boys he uses magic in an attempt to return to his own time. Written by Steve Roberts <>

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15 February 1970 (UK)  »

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(26 episodes)


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Did You Know?


The hot air balloon in the final episode is the "Nimble II", registration G-AYAL, the envelope of which is now in the British Balloon Museum and Library collection. It was the last envelope produced by Omega Balloons (before they split off and became Cameron Balloons). See more »


In a number of episodes, close-ups of Catweazle reveal he has fillings. See more »


Catweazle: Nothing works!
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Referenced in Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten: Episode #1.2013 (2000) See more »

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Charming and hilarious
27 February 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This UK series about a magician from the norman times trapped in 20th century england is really charming and hilarious to watch.Sadly only 2 series were ever made and fortunately have now become available on video for those of us now in our late 30's and early 40's+ to enjoy all over again.There are memorable scenes and performances but all involved and richard carpenter who wrote the original storylines was arguably a little ahead of his time dealing with such themes as astrology and the runes etc. I loved this series,the second series being my personal favourite of the two.I can watch these episodes over and over and still laugh my head off.10 out of 10 all they way.Simply brilliant!Salmay dalmay adonay!

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