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 4

The Witchfinder. Image shows from L to R: Rex (Graham Dickson), Dorothy (Cariad Lloyd), Mr Harvey (Angus Wright), Gideon Bannister (Tim Key), Thomasine Gooch (Daisy May Cooper)
Bannister fears Thomasine might not make it to Chelmsford alive and she's no good to him dead.

Further details

Bannister fears Thomasine might not make it to Chelmsford alive and she's no good to him dead. To keep the locals from killing her, they are forced to pose as husband and wife. As their charade is put to the test, and with Hebble right on their heels, they must take refuge with someone from Bannister's past. But Horkesley Hall might not be the sanctuary they had hoped for.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 29th 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
Dan Skinner Beekeeper
Rosie Cavaliero Mrs Jennings
Dan Mersh Minister Jennings
Rosalind Adler Goodwife Good
John Arthur Puritan Minister
Sunil Patel Landlord
Alex Jarrett Religious Girl
Mark Davison John
Cariad Lloyd Dorothy
Graham Dickson Rex
Angus Wright Mr Harvey
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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