The Witches (1990)
Jane Horrocks: Miss Irvine
Mr. Jenkins : Thought I'd like to say hello to a fellow philanthropist.
Miss Ernst : You collect stamps?
Mr. Jenkins : Charitees. This RSPCC.
Miss Ernst : What is this RSP...?
Miss Irvine : [whispers] Cruelty to Children!
Miss Ernst : Oh, of course, you give money for the little...
Miss Ernst : children. And... we of course... we also give money for the little...
[Irvine holds out a basin for he. Jenkins throws some change into it]
Henrietta : Poisoned sweets? We'll wipe them out like weasels!
Grand High Witch : Who spoke?
Miss Irvine : [points at Henrietta and laughs] She did!
Henrietta : It's brilliant!
Grand High Witch : Poisoned? And you don't mind getting caught, exposed, vilified?
Henrietta : [nervously] Well, I just thought...
Grand High Witch : Mindless bumpkin! You blithering bogvumper!
[Henrietta winces in fear]
Grand High Witch : No wonder that England is swarming with...
[Eva takes a deep breath to keep her cool]
Grand High Witch : [now calm] Everything you sell that day will have to be treated with my very latest and very greatest magic formula.
[Eva holds out a tiny purple vial, Formula 86]
Grand High Witch : [points and shouts to enunciate at Henrietta] Witches work only with magic!
[after being rejected from the banquet]
Miss Irvine : I didn't want to be one of them anyway.
Marlene : [entering the room as they leave] Evening, madam. Just popping in to turn down your bed.
Miss Ernst : How is the room service here?
Miss Irvine : Diabolical.
Miss Ernst : Good.
Miss Irvine : How do you know that woman upstairs?
Miss Ernst : Come along. Walk downstairs. The elevator is out of order.
[as they walk downstairs the elevator chimes]
Miss Irvine : [to Luke's two mices] Off you go, back home to Luke.
Miss Ernst : What are you doing here?
Miss Irvine : The banquet, Miss Ernst.
Miss Ernst : No, no, no, no! You must go to your room and prepare for...
Mr. Jenkins : Hello!
Miss Ernst : ...tomorrow's flight. Yes.
[Waves to Mr. Jenkins]
Miss Ernst : Have a good flight.
Miss Irvine : But, it's our banquet!
Miss Ernst : You are not here to enjoy yourself, you are here as my staff! Go to your room, NOW.
[to the Witches at the table]
Miss Ernst : Ladies...
Miss Irvine : [long pause after Eva Ernst walks off] I quit.