Episode 5.8: The Witches

Happy Harvest Moon (and fall equinox)! This month we’re discussing The Witches by Roald Dahl and its subsequent film adaptations (1990, 2020).

Our theme song is “Moon and Spruce” by Sarah Little Drum.


“The Dark Side of Roald Dahl” by Hephzibah Anderson (BBC)

Listening Guide

  • 0:00 – 8:53 Introduction
  • 8:53 – 11:08 Pants, Pants, Pants
  • 11:08 – 31:04 “Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?”
  • 30:57 – 1:03:14 “Bald Heads and Queer Noses”
  • 1:03:14 – 1:10:33 Final Spells

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