BBC Animated Thinking film by Laura-Beth Cowley
Released this week, ‘The Life and Times of a Witch Bottle’ is a BBC Animated Thinking film that tells the intriguing story of a stoneware flask used as a remedy against harmful spirits.
Laura-Beth Cowley, CFPR PhD researcher, collaborated with BBC Arts and the AHRC to create the animation over the summer lockdown. She said: “This was a unique opportunity to work with a completely different body of research to my own, as well as an animation style I had wanted to try for a long time. It was a joy to work once again with BBC Arts and Calling the Shots and it was exciting to bring Owen Davies and Nigel Jefferson’s research to life in such a fun and accessible way. I take great pride in being part of any AHRC funded project”.
Watch it here on BBCiplayer.