A Discovery of Witches: Season 1

A Discovery of Witches: Season 1

A Discovery of Witches: Season 1

The secret world of witches and vampires collide in this British fantasy series. When one scholar makes a discovery that could explain their mysterious origins, her life is put in immediate danger. Stars Teresa Palmer (Ride Like a Girl) and Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey).

2018UK
Fantasy

Streaming (2 Providers)

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

Things get creepy for historian and closet witch Diana Bishop when she calls up a magical manuscript. Her discovery is about to throw her back into the world of magic and into the path of... MORE Matthew Clairmont, a centuries old vampire.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

As Matthew fights to control his cravings, he leaves Diana to face her enemies alone. And those include powerful witch Peter Knox.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

Diana and Matthew's relationship moves forward. But something's about to happen that will cast them both further into danger.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Diana gets a chilly welcome when she seeks safety at the Clairmont family home. Back in Oxford, trouble is brewing.

EPISODE 1.5

Episode 5

Matthew crosses a dangerous line when he returns to Oxford. Diana discovers his dark past, before something unexpected tears them apart.

EPISODE 1.6

Episode 6

Matthew and Baldwin race to save Diana from Satu's dangerous dark magic. In Oxford, Sophie shocks Agatha with a confession.

EPISODE 1.7

Episode 7

Diana's aunts' home gives up all sorts of secrets when Diana and Matthew pay a visit. Danger looms as Juliette breaks free from Gerbert.

EPISODE 1.8

Episode 8

With danger at every turn, Diana and Matthew are forced to run. But will they escape in time? Series finale.

A Discovery of Witches: Season 1 / Reviews

TV Guide

TV Guide

Delivers exactly what it promises: love, danger, a little bit of lust and a swoon-worthy story you'll want to binge over and over again.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

[I]t has a winning stateliness matched by the actors' underplaying.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The early episodes invest the fantasy clichés with some elegance and picturesqueness.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It becomes much more Matthew Goode's series and, if we're being perfectly honest, it's probably the better for it...

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Most often calls to mind a smarter, gentler Underworld.

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IGN

IGN

Bolstered by strong performances from Goode and Palmer.

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Collider

Collider

Given its many charms, it just may be the next show to cast its spell over viewers.

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Metro Magazine

Metro Magazine

Goode steals the show with an excellent final act where his ability to both charm and terrify is in full force.

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CNN

CNN

Simply feels too derivative and generic to be especially interesting.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

If historical fantasy is your thing then I imagine you're in heaven.

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