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The Worst Witch 

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Mildred Hubble lives an ordinary life with her mum Julie, until the day that Maud Spellbody crashes her broomstick into their balcony and nothing is ever the same again. Maud introduces ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Bella Ramsey ...  Mildred Hubble 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Raquel Cassidy ...  Miss Hardbroom 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Clare Higgins ...  Miss Cackle 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Jenny Richardson ...  Ethel Hallow 39 episodes, 2017-2019
Dagny Rollins ...  Felicity Foxglove 38 episodes, 2017-2019
Shauna Shim Shauna Shim ...  Miss Drill 37 episodes, 2017-2019
Tamara Smart ...  Enid Nightshade 35 episodes, 2017-2019
Wendy Craig ...  Miss Bat 34 episodes, 2017-2019
Philip Martin Brown ...  Mr. Rowan Webb / ... 33 episodes, 2017-2019
Megan Hughes ...  Maud Spellbody 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Trixie Hyde Trixie Hyde ...  Sybil Hallow 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Ynez Williams ...  Beatrice Bunch 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Kitty Slack Kitty Slack ...  Clarice Twigg 26 episodes, 2018-2019
Nicola Stephenson Nicola Stephenson ...  Julie Hubble 22 episodes, 2017-2019
Miriam Petche ...  Esmerelda Hallow 17 episodes, 2017-2018


Mildred Hubble lives an ordinary life with her mum Julie, until the day that Maud Spellbody crashes her broomstick into their balcony and nothing is ever the same again. Maud introduces Mildred to Cackle's Academy - a school for young witches set high on a mountaintop. Under the watchful eye of friendly headmistress Miss Cackle and scary deputy Miss Hardbroom, Mildred begins her training, but no matter how hard she tries, her spells have a habit of going badly wrong, causing chaos. Will Mildred always be The Worst Witch..?

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Family | Fantasy


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Release Date:

11 January 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pior das Bruxas See more »

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16:9 HD
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Mildred's cat is played by 2 different cats. One has white and grey fur and one is light grey with darker grey stripes. See more »


Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: The Worst Witch S1 (2017) See more »

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JK Rowling was 9 when this book came out
26 July 2017 | by kay_rockSee all my reviews

As has been said in other intelligent reviews, The Worst Witch book series significantly pre-dates Harry Potter.

Since JK Rowling was 9 years old when the first Worst Witch book was written, we might well assume there was some early influencing going on. The similarities exist, as those who don't know about the books and think THIS is the rip-off like to point out. However, any similarities would work the other way around. Did she intentionally plagiarize? Probably not. How many of us remember everything we read as children?

This series is a remake of a series that came from a movie that came out in the 1980s (from the book written in 1974). There has already also been a reboot: The NEW Worst Witch.

As with all the others, this is a relatively low budget production, but seems quite cute and would likely be very enjoyable to children, and to those who would like to know the original inspiration for the world of Harry Potter.

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