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Britain's Young Witches

Alice Levine looks at the growing number of young people involved in witchcraft. She explores the rise in training courses, witchy YouTubers and asks why it’s so popular in 2017.

Alice Levine investigates the growing number of young people in the UK getting involved in witchcraft. With a rise in witchy YouTubers, online courses for witchcraft and trending hashtags like #witchesofinstagram, you could say being a witch is very in right now.

So why are some young people today drawn to witchcraft? How different is this new generation of witches to previous ones? Alice meets people who are practising witchcraft in 2017 to find out what part it plays in their lives, and how the Internet is helping them further their craft.

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17 minutes


Role Contributor
Director Emma Willis
Producer Katie Callin
Second Camera Lucy Hunt
Sound Steve Abson
Sound Matthew Ansell
Edit Producer Colin Byrne
Production Manager Jade Mar
Off-line Editor Will Pond
On-line Editor Jamie Tucker
Post Production Green Rock
Dubbing Mixer Jon Last
Executive Producer Alice Lloyd