#TwiceRemoved with Rebecca Rideal

Twice Removed Series 3 Episode 1

Rebecca Rideal, creator of HistFest, writer, consultant, podcaster and historian joined me to talk about the history of witches.

From real life witch trials to the Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Rebecca delves into the history of witches and what they tell us about ourselves – and our ancestors.

Watch Rebecca Rideal discuss A History of Witches

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Listen to A History of Witches with Rebecca Rideal.

A History of Witches

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A Spotlight on Rebecca Rideal

Rebecca is a writer, consultant, podcaster, event organiser and historian. She specialises in the Stuart dynasty, seventeenth-century England and macarbe things. She is a self-confessed witches obsessive!

Rebecca spent nearly a decade working in specialist factual television, developing and producing programmes such as ‘Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed’. She is the founder and director of HistFest – a history festival. You can learn more about HistFest here.

Rebecca also hosts the podcast Killing Time and is the author of 1666, Plague, War and Hellfire.

Rebecca provides leisure history courses. I can personally vouch for her recent Killer Women course which I thoroughly enjoyed. You can keep an eye on all Rebecca’s many activities, here.

You can follow Rebecca Rideal on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

Resources Mentioned:

"Real" Witches

Witches in Fiction & Mythology

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