A Discovery of Witches is a British TV series that premiered on 14th September 2018. The show is an adaptation of All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. The First Season had a total of 8 episodes.
The series is produced by Sky One Network and became the most-watched show in 2018 with almost 2 million viewers. Recently it was announced that the show has been renewed not for only one season but for two more seasons.
The story revolves around Diane Bishop, a reluctant bitch who comes across a manuscript in the Oxford library which makes her enter a magical world. Later she is joined by Matthew Clairmont, a vampire and the two forms a strong alliance.
Release date and cast?
The show is expected to return in 2020 only, although there has been no official date. The production for the show’s second season has already been completed.
Teresa Palmer and Matthew Goode will feature as the main protagonists. This season will also mark the presence of Alex Kingston, Valerie Pettiford, James Purefoy, Paul Rhys.
What will happen?
The season 2 is based on ‘Shadow of Night’ and will have Diana and Matthew on a mission to locate a witch to tutor Diana and find traces of Ashmole 782, But gradually as Matthew’s past is tightened around them, they are embarked on a very different journey, one that will take them into the heart of the 1500-year-old vampire’s shadowed history and secrets. The two will be seen hiding in time in the fascinating and treacherous world of Elizabeth London. The season will have ten episodes.
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Season one ended with an alliance between witches and vampires who set out to protect the book and solve the mysteries hidden while dodging threats from the creature world.
The show is expected to hit the tube sometime in 2020 though the date hasn’t been revealed yet.
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