Things get creepy for historian and closet witch Diana Bishop when she calls up a magical manuscript. Her discovery is about to throw her back into the world of magic and into the path of Matthew Clairmont, a centuries old vampire.
Diana Bishop, a historian and reluctant witch unexpectedly discovers a bewitched manuscript in Oxford's Bodleian library. This discovery forces her back into the world of magic in order to unravel the secrets it holds about magical beings. She is offered help by mysterious geneticist and vampire, Matthew Clairmont. Despite a long-held mistrust between witches and vampires they form an alliance and set out to protect the book and solve the mysteries hidden within while dodging threats from the creature world.
A Discovery of Witches - Series 1, Episode 1 Synopsis and Schedule