Fans of TV show The Worst Witch may or may not be pleased to know that a new TV adaption of the much loved TV show, based on the books by Jill Murphy is in the works.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph Jill said “We’re just in the process of working on it with the BBC now. They have much better special effects with the animals, so it should be wonderful. I’m really really looking forward to it.”

The original series starred award winning Felicity Jones as Ethel and Georgia Sherrington as Mildred. Are you as excited as Jill Murphy about the new adaption? Let us know in the comments.