A Discovery of Witches’ is a fantasy series based on the All Souls’ trilogy, written by Deborah Harkness. Diana Bishop (historian) in the Bodleian library discovers a bewitched manuscript. She tries to find out the secret of the book, which is about magical creatures. She is forced back into the world of magic, full of witches, daemons, vampires, and forbidden love. Matthew Clairmont (geneticist and vampire) helps her to protect the book and solve the riddles.
Quick Facts A Discovery of Witches –
- Director – Juan Carlos Medina, Sarah Walker, Alice Troughton.
- Writer – Kate Brooke, Tom Farrelly, Charlene James, Sarah Dollard.
- Producer – Edoardo Ferretti
- Cast – Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford, Trevor Eve, Lindsay Duncan.
- Release Date – 14 September 2018.
A Discovery of Witches Season 2 –
Matthew De Clermont (vampire) and his new wife (Diana) had a busy old time in season 2, and by the end of the seasons, there were lots of questions to be answered. At the end of season 1, Diana learns that she could time-walk, and she travels back to the time her husband to Elizabethan London to escape the clutches of witch Peter Knox and learn more about witchcraft. She searches the book called Ashmole 782, which contains details about witches, vampires, daemons. They left behind witches Em and Sarah, Diana’s aunts who sought sanctuary with Matthew’s vampire mother in France.
Matthew’s vampire son stays in Oxford, protecting his daemon friend and his wife, expecting a baby. There in danger because of a group of witches, daemons, and vampires who forbid inter-species relationships. Also, a mysterious vampire with blood rage walking the Oxford streets and feasting on humans is shown. By the end of season 2, it is shown that Diana is pregnant, and both husband and wife were preparing to head back to the modern-day as Diana has mastered nine of the magical knots she needed to be a weaver.
Both of them had the Ashmole 782 book in possession. Diana’s father requests her to stay in the past because it is hazardous to move ahead with such a powerful book. During the meeting, Daina couldn’t tell her father that witches would kill him and her mother in the future. Both Matthew and Daina leave for the present day.