A discovery of witches’ is a British supernatural television programme produced by Bad wolf and sky production.
The series is based on the ‘All souls’ trilogy written by Deborah Harkness named same as the series.
Sky one and NOW TV are the networks airing the series.
What is the show about ?
Dr. Diana Bishop is an historian and reluctant witch at Oxford. She finds a possessed manuscript in the Bodleia Library. In order to find the the secrets the book helds , she is pushed back into Magic world and magical creatures. Matthew Clairmont who is a geneticist and vampire in the same University offers her help to discover the secrets. They make a pact intending to protect the book and help each other solving the mysteries in the book and threats from the magical creatures.
The first season had 8 episodes.
When will the season 2 be on air ?
Second season is entirely based on the second book in ‘All souls’ trilogy – Shadow of Night.
On 14 September 2018, first season of the series was aired and in November 2018 producers announced renewal of second and third.
We expect the second season to be on air soon in 2020. The shooting had started in 2019. Producers hinted that fans will not have to be waiting for too long for season two.
What will be the cast of season two.
Teresa Palmer is coming back as the loved witch Diana Bishop. Matthew Goode will also be back as Matthew Clairmont. Marcus Whitmore will be played by Edward Bluemel.
Aiysha Hart is playing Miriam Shephard, Alex Kingston – Sarah Bishop, Valarie Pettiford – Emily Mather, Lindsay Duncan – Ysabeau de Clermont, Daniel Ezra – Nathaniel Wilson and Aisling Loftus – Sophie Norman.
It is rumoured that Tom Hughes will be joining the cast as Kit Marlowe