The Worst Witch (1998–2001)

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"The Worst Witch" series is based on the first 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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Kate Duchêne ...
 Miss Constance Hardbroom / ... (40 episodes, 1998-2001)
Emma Brown ...
 Maud Moonshine / ... (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Clare Coulter ...
 Miss Cackle / ... (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
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 Miss Drill (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Harshna Brahmbhatt ...
 Jadu Wali (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Holly Rivers ...
 Drusilla Paddock (38 episodes, 1998-2001)
Georgina Sherrington ...
 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)
Poppy Gaye ...
 Griselda Blackwood (20 episodes, 1998-2001)
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"The Worst Witch" series is based on the first 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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What I thought of the TV adaptation a decade after I read the books.....

10 years ago when I was a mere 8 years old I was a huge fan of "The Worst Witch" books by Jill Murphy. Then, a decade later I saw that a TV adaptation had been made and so I watched it with interest. And I was very impressed! As well as adapting the stories contained within the first 2 books ("The Worst Witch" and "The Worst Witch Strikes Again") the makers have also created some original stories which are just as good. The cast is excellent! Newcomer Georgina Sherrington was an ideal choice for Mildred Hubble, as were all of the actresses. The makers have also created characters that weren't in the books (such as Jadu Wali and Ruby Cherrytree), and developed characters that are only briefly mentioned in the books (such as Drucilla Paddock) which adds a little extra to the show. I did see the 1986 film starring Fairuza Balk and Tim Curry a long time ago (a decade or more) and from what I can remember it wasn't as good as this TV series. Overall, the cast and crew have done an excellent job and fans of the books both young and old will love it!


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