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The Witchfinder General

Disturbing drama set during the English Civil War. Matthew Hopkins is paid according to how many confessions he can extract from witches - a policy he takes full advantage of.

A disturbing tale of evil set during the English Civil War. When Matthew Hopkins is appointed witchfinder general by the Puritans under Cromwell, he is empowered to travel the countryside with his henchmen and collect a fee for each witch from whom he extracts a confession - a policy which is exploited to the full.

1 hour, 23 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Mar 2017 02:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Matthew Hopkins Vincent Price
Richard Marshall Ian Ogilvy
John Lowes Rupert Davies
Sara Hilary Dwyer
John Stearne Robert Russell
Director Michael Reeves
Writer Tom Baker
Writer Michael Reeves
Producer Arnold Louis Miller

Broadcasts

  • Sat 25 Aug 2007 22:45
  • Sat 6 Feb 2010 01:00
  • Sun 24 Oct 2010 22:10
  • Sun 12 Jun 2011 22:00
  • Christmas Eve 2013 00:35
  • Sat 1 Nov 2014 00:05
  • Sat 31 Oct 2015 00:35
  • Sun 30 Oct 2016 01:10
  • Sun 5 Mar 2017 02:15