THE WORST WITCH
The Worst Witch is a 1986 television film based on the children's book of the same name by Jill Murphy. It was produced by Central Independent Television and HBO. The Grand Wizard is this television film's only male character. The rest of the characters are female. The film follows the plot of the 1974 book. The movie centers around Mildred Hubble, who is invariably the "Worst Witch" at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches; a school of magic. Mildred creates many mishaps, including being late for school and made all of her classmates fall down, the incidents of when Mildred and her friend unintentionally turn themselves invisible, and transforms Ethel into a pig. The climax surrounds Miss Cackle's notorious twin evil sister, Agatha, plotting to take over the Academy. Ultimately Agatha is foiled by Mildred and Mildred establishes herself as the hero for the academy.
FIRST AIRED: 1986-10-26