When the plague rages through Europe everyone blames "witches". When Edmund fails a "test" everyone suddenly becomes his enemy.
Did You Know?
Despite budgetary limitations, producer John Lloyd
's account of this episode was that "it felt more like a huge feature film than a BBC comedy" on account of the construction of a large set for the village scene and the extravagant use of costume, make-up, animals and pyrotechnic stunts. See more
In England, convicted witches were never burned at the stake (unlike in Scotland) as shown. Instead, they were hanged. There is no suggestion that the events portrayed take place north of the Scottish border. See more
The Witchsmeller Pursuivant
Have you or have you not, committed sins of the flesh with him?
You must be joking!
To my deepest shame.
And mine. I mean look at her!
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References The Night of the Hunter