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
The witchsmeller uses two eggs, one white and one brown, while explaining his function to Harry. In close-up, the brown egg is in his lower hand representing evil. In the long shot (after crushing both eggs), the brown egg shell is in his upper hand, representing good. 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!
Cast in Order of Witchiness See more