The Worst Witch (1998–2001)

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"The Worst Witch" series is based on the four "Worst Witch" books by Jill Murphy. It follows the adventures of Mildred Hubble, (Georgina Sherrington) a witch attending Cackles Academy. ... See full summary »

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The new worst witch carries on from the orignal series The Worst Witch based on books by Jill Murphy. this time at Cackles Academy its no longer Mildred 'Millie' Hubble causing trouble its ... See full summary »

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 Miss Constance Hardbroom / ... (40 episodes, 1998-2001)
Emma Brown ...
 Maud Moonshine / ... (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Clare Coulter ...
 Miss Cackle / ... (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Claire Porter ...
 Miss Drill (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Harshna Brahmbhatt ...
 Jadu Wali (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Holly Rivers ...
 Drusilla Paddock (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Mildred Hubble (37 episodes, 1998-2001)
Joanna Dyce ...
 Ruby Cherrytree (37 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Enid Nightshade (34 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Ethel Hallow (25 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Miss Bat (24 episodes, 1998-2000)
Charlotte Powell ...
 Harriet Goodcharm (21 episodes, 1998-2000)
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 Griselda Blackwood (20 episodes, 1998-2001)
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"The Worst Witch" series is based on the four "Worst Witch" books by Jill Murphy. It follows the adventures of Mildred Hubble, (Georgina Sherrington) a witch attending Cackles Academy. She's called the "Worst Witch" because she's always caught getting into trouble. Written by Carrie

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From the episode Miss Cackle's Birthday Surprise onward, the opening sequence featured Jessica Fox (Enid) along with the other girls. See more »

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This series has nothing to do with wicca
26 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

okay i love this series just as much as i loved the books and Harry Potter for that matter. I am a practicing wiccan. Have been for a goodly number of years. i think it's silly to attribute the bad rep that wiccans get to a show intended for children. the creators, just as with j.k. rowling, do not pretend that the show has anything to do with real witches. it is a fictional work and was not intended to provide a survey of wicca as a religion and those who would confuse the two are likely the same type of people who think harry potter is akin to black magic, so i'm not too worried about their opinions.

mostly i think people have some idea that wiccans are in cahoots with satanists and that gets their knickers knotted and i don't think that's what this show is suggesting. LOL. it's a kiddie show meant for laughs and nothing more. i myself would probably be disconcerted to see the show being more realistic. as much as i like charmed, the fact is that it took plenty of aspects of wicca and distorted or exaggerated them (along with adding a whole mess of fiction) leaving behind a muggy picture of what witches do. i'd be more willing to point the finger at charmed than i would at the worst witch (or it's counterparts, see Harry Potter, Sabrina the Teenage Witch...)


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