The Worst Witch Season 5: Everything You Need To Know

The Worst Witch is all set to premiere on Netflix. It is a German-British fantasy TV show about a group of witches at a magic school. The show is based on the novel of the same name, “The Worst Witch,” written by Jill Murphy. The novel has been adapted by four TV series previously in 1986, 1998, 2001, and 2005. The 2017 series is the fifth adaptation on the list. The Worst Witch is produced between ZDF, CBBC, and Netflix. The first season of the show was streamed on 22 July 2017 on Netflix. The second season aired on 8 January 2018 on Netflix Australia, and the third installment premiered on 7 January 2019.

The Worst Witch is a fantasy show with multiple adventures of young witches at magic institute adventure of young witches at the Magical Institution called Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches. The series’s plot follows the central protagonist Mildred Hubble, a girl from a non-magical, normal family. When she arrives at the school, he has to face tough competition, and she struggles not to become the worst witch. After its premiere, the show has become the most-watched show on the streamer. And just like the original novel, it is beloved among both adults and kids. Here is everything you need to know about the series, its cast, plot, and release date.

The plot of The Worst Witch Season 5

It is almost certain that season 5 will be picked up from the end of season 4. In the finale episode of season 4, the audience sees Maud and Mildred teamed up with Ethel, and they are trying to revive Miss Cackle. Agatha banishes herself, and meanwhile, Mildred finds out that she is the daughter of Spike, and Izzy Jones is her sister. Ethel and Mildred sort out their differences, and Mildred becomes the Head Girl. Later she wonders how much has changed since she joined the Cackle Academy. In season 5, the plot might continue to trace Mildred and her friend’s journey and their preparation for the last year of the school.

The cast of The Worst Witch Season 5

In the last season, Clare Higgins appeared in the role of the headmistress, Miss Ada Cackle. She is known for her work in Hellraiser, Small Faces, Hellbound: Hellraiser II, and The Golden Compass. And in the character of deputy headmistress, Miss Joy Hecate, Raquel Cassidy gave her beautiful performance. Cassidy is popular for the TV series Downton Abbey; she also won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. Lydia Page featured in the role of Mildred Hubble (Bella Ramsey played the character until the third season). Tamara as Enid, Megan Hughes as Mud, Dagny Rollins as Felicity, Trixie Hyde as Sybil, Shauna Shim as Dimity, Ynez Williams as Beatrice, Kitty Slack as Clarice, and many more actors in their respective characters.

So it is possible that the fans can see their favorite actors in their same roles as in season 4.

Release Date of The Worst Witch Season 5

The fourth season of the series premiered on 1 October 2020 on Netflix. It consisted of 13 episodes and before the global release on 27 January 2020 on CBBC. The students in the school have to spend around five years in the academy. And in one of the scenes in the last season, Maud specifies that next year will be the graduation year. So the fans can at least expect one more installment from the franchise.

If the series’s production goes well and does not halt due to COVID-19, audiences can expect the fifth season to be released in early 2021 on CBBC and will premiere on Netflix in Fall 2021.

The above are all the latest updates regarding season 5 of The Worst Witch.

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