Witching Time
Witching Time - The Story
Witching Time : lucinda at the fire Witching Time was the first episode of the Hammer House of Horror series to be aired and set the tone for the series, gore, nudity and a good horror related story.

David Winter (Jon Finch), a soundtrack composer working from his home, Woodstock Farm. During a thunderstorm David finds a young frightened woman (Patricia Quinn) in his stable claiming to be a 17th century witch. Believing her to be crazy, David tries to help her and takes her to the house where he calls his doctor Charles (Ian McCulloch) to come over and examine her. This is when the story takes off with Lucinda reeking havoc on David and his Wife Mary (Prunella Gee). [full story]

the cast of witching time
David Winter/Jon Finch Mary Winter/Prunella Gee Lucinda Jessop/Patricia Quinn Charles/Ian McCulloch Rector/Lennard Pearce
David Winter
Jon Finch
Mary Winter
Prunella Gee
Well known British actress who has notably appeared in UK Soap Coronation Street
Lucinda Jessop
Patricia Quinn
Ian McCulloch
Lennard Pearce
Famously known for his role as Grandad in UK comedy series Only Fools and Horses
Sister/Margaret Anderson
Margaret Anderson

production credits for witching time - anthony read, don leaver
    Programme production details for Witching Time
Anthony Read
Don Leaver

transmission information for witching time
    13th September 1980 (UK ITV)

screen shots from witching time
Woodstock Farm (Witching Time) Lucinda seduces David (Witching Time) Decapitated bird found on bed (Witching Time) David licks the blood (Witching Time) The rooms been trashed (Witching Time)
Woodstock Farm Oohh Naughty! Decapitated bird found on the bed Tasty Trashed bedroom
The voodoo doll David at work The cellar David builds the fire Mary drowns Lucinda
The voodoo doll David at work Mary finds the cellar door open David builds a fire Lucinda

location guide to the locations used in witching time

Woodstock Farm The house used for Woodstock Farm is located near to Hampden. The actual address is not declared to protect the privacy of this residential address.

Woodstock Farm - another shot

Hampden Church Hampden House Church is used for the exterior shots when Mary visits the rector. I'm not sure if the interior shots are Hampden Church though.

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