The Worst Witch Trivia
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Rewind ArchiveIf you look at Harry Potter and The Worst Witch, you will find interesting parallels: They are a witch and a wizard; They both go to an academy; The teachers teach kids spells; The presentations take place in "The Great Hall."
Thanks to Matt JonesAnna Kipling who played Ethel Hallow, also sang the 50th anniversary song "Happy Anniversary to You!" in 1987 to commemorate the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Disney Film "Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs".
Rewind ArchiveFairuza Balk plays the main character of Mildred Hubble. She can also be seen in "Return To Oz" the 80s sequel to "The Wizard of Oz," where Fairuza plays Dororthy Gayle. She is also seen in "The Craft" playing Nancy and she makes a cameo appearance as a groupie in "Almost Famous."
Rewind ArchiveMiss Cackle, the head witch at Miss Cackle's Academy of Witchcraft, was none other than the hit TV star Charlotte Rae. She also played Mrs. Garrett from the Facts of Life.
Rewind ArchiveThe Grand Wizard is played by British film star, Tim Curry from such acclaim as "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", "Clue" and "Annie"
Thanks to DustinThe spell used for bewitching Ethel's broomstick includes nonsense English words strung together to fit a rhyme. "Fire and alabaster. Rummy, Canasta. When I say faster. I order, disaster." This seems to be the running theme through the film with the ridiculously made up spells.
Thanks to JillFairuza Balk, who plays a witch in both The Worst Witch, and The Craft, practices Wicca (white witchcraft) in real life.
Thanks to SarahMore similarities between this movie and Harry Potter are, both Harry Potter and The Worst Witch have prefects, both have flying lessons, and you can see a distinct similarity between the potion teachers... Snape and Ms. Hardbroom
There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".
But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "The Worst Witch".
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