Religion - A Very British Witchcraft

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The extraordinary story of Britains fastest-growing religious group - the modern pagan witchcraft of Wicca - and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner.Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies Professor Ronald Hutton explores Gardners story and experiences first-hand Wiccas growing influence throughout Britain today.Born of a nudist colony in 1930s Dorset, Wicca rapidly grew from a small New Forest coven to a worldwide religion in the space of just 70 years.Its a journey that takes in tales of naked witches casting spells to ward off Hitler, tabloid hysteria about human sacrifices and Gerald Gardner himself appearing on Panorama.Note: I do not own any right on this video.