A Discovery of Witches, based on the historical fantasy novel series by Deborah Harkness is coming to television and the first trailer for the series has been revealed.


Diana Bishop, a historian and reluctant witch unexpectedly discovers a bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian library. This discovery forces her back into the world of magic in order to unravel the secrets it holds about magical beings. She is offered help by mysterious geneticist and vampire, Matthew Clairmont. Despite a long held mistrust between witches and vampires they form an alliance and set out to protect the book and solve the mysteries hidden within while dodging threats from the creature world.

A Discovery of Witches stars Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford, Lindsay Duncan, Owen Teale, Daniel Ezra, Tanya Moodie and Greg McHugh.

A Discovery of Witches is a Sky production and is set to debut on Sky One in late 2018.

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