Maleficium

Witches, curses and spells are the ingredients of Liz Lochhead's new radio play, whose title is an old word for an act of witchcraft.

The play draws on real accounts of witch trials and confessions to create voices for three fictional characters: farm hand, a housewife and an elderly `cunningwoman'.

With Clare Corbett, Siobhan Redmond, Freda Dowie and Jon Glover

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Witches, curses and spells are the ingredients of Liz Lochhead's new radio play, whose title is an old word for an act of witchcraft.

The play draws on real accounts of witch trials and confessions to create voices for three fictional characters: farm hand, a housewife and an elderly `cunningwoman'.

With Clare Corbett, Siobhan Redmond, Freda Dowie and Jon Glover