July 28, 2009
English caves seek resident witch
Officials with western England's Wookey Hole Caves said more than 2,000 people have applied to become the attraction's new resident witch.
Organizers of the search to find a resident witch for the Wells, England, caves said the performer will earn $82,000 per year portraying a legendary witch said to have lived in the caves during the Dark Ages, CNN reported Tuesday.
The organizers said the applicants will each have one minu to convince a panel of judges that they have the best cackle and can make good use of their witch props. They said men, women and transgendered people are equally welcome to audition.