The Witchfinder. Image shows from L to R: Gideon Bannister (Tim Key), Thomasine Gooch (Daisy May Cooper)
The Witchfinder

The Witchfinder

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2022
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Tim Key and Daisy May Cooper star in this comedy series set in the 1600s. Also features Jessica Hynes, Daniel Rigby and Tuwaine Barrett.

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Series 1, Episode 3

The Witchfinder. Image shows from L to R: Gideon Bannister (Tim Key), Mrs Jennings (Rosie Cavaliero), Minister Jennings (Dan Mersh)
Thomasine's interventions have taken them wildly off course and Bannister has to plot a route through Dedham Vale on foot.

Further details

Thomasine's interventions have taken them wildly off course and Bannister has to plot a route through Dedham Vale on foot. The locals are rumoured to be lawless savages but he has little choice if they are to get to Chelmsford on time. While Hebble continues to gain ground, Bannister, attempting to get a horse from villagers in Polstead, becomes embroiled in some terrifying festivities.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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Cast & crew

Cast
Tim Key Gideon Bannister
Daisy May Cooper Thomasine Gooch
Jessica Hynes Old Myers
Daniel Rigby Hebble
Tuwaine Barrett Cumberlidge
Guest cast
Sharlene Whyte Catherine
Sammy Kamara Bob
Dan Skinner Beekeeper
Rosie Cavaliero Mrs Jennings
Dan Mersh Minister Jennings
Alistair Green Richard John
Writing team
Neil Gibbons Writer
Rob Gibbons Writer
Steve Coogan Script Consultant
Production team
Neil Gibbons Director
Rob Gibbons Director
Joe Fraser Producer
Dave Lambert Executive Producer
Rupert Majendie Executive Producer
Sarah Monteith Executive Producer
Tanya Qureshi Executive Producer
Neil Gibbons Executive Producer
Rob Gibbons Executive Producer
Caroline Wyard Line Producer
Chelsea Chandler Post Producer
Gareth Heal Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Lucy Williams Costume Designer
Matt Wicks Director of Photography
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer
Sam Hooper Composer
Tom Allan 1st Assistant Director

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