Wait! Wait! I smell... dogs' droppings.
~ Elizabeth detecting Luke's presence in the meeting.

Elizabeth also named Elise is a witch who is one of the Grand High Witch's followers and is one of the main witches shown in the 1990 film The Witches, although she only has a minor role.

She was portrayed by Jenny Runacre.

History

Elizabeth is known to be a witch working as a maid in the Exclesior Hotel so it might be a reason why the witch meeting was held there. Like all witches, her main hobby is murdering children, due to the fact they smell like "dog’s droppings” to her. Just before the meeting, she tells Mr. Stringer that she will stay in the meeting just in case, as he didn't suspect that she's the witch. When she attends The Witches annual meeting at a hotel, she reveals what her true form looks like as she is bald and has scaly claws hidden by gloves. Elizabeth is the first witch who welcomes Bruno and introduces him to the other witches during the meeting. When the Grand High Witch demonstrates how her new formula 86 turns Bruno into a mouse, Elizabeth is shown laughing with delight. Before the ending of the meeting, she picks up some things laying on the stage, and she detects Luke's presence and immediately notifies Grand High Witch about her discovery.

Elizabeth is one of the main witches to give chase after Luke, and then she helps Grand High Witch to use Formula 86 on him. Elizabeth meets her downfall with the other witches. Ironically they consume Formula 86 after it was put in their soup by the boy and his grandmother (who had been turned into a mouse). After being transformed into a mouse, she was slaughtered by one of the hotel staff members, believing her to be a real mouse.

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James and the Giant Peach: Aunt Sponge & Aunt Spiker | Rhino | Cloud Men
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Arthur Slugworth
The Magic Finger: The Girl
Fantastic Mr Fox: Boggis, Bunce and Bean | Rat
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator: Vermicious Knids
Danny, the Champion of the World: Mr. Victor Hazell
The Enormous Crocodile: Enormous Crocodile
The Twits: Mr. and Mrs. Twit
George's Marvellous Medicine: Grandma
The BFG: Giants (Fleshlumpeater, Bloodbottler, Bonecruncher, Meatdripper & Gizzardgulper)
Revolting Rhymes: Big Bad Wolf | Little Red Riding Hood | Ugly Sisters
The Witches: Witches (Grand High Witch of all the World, The Woman in Black, Beatrice, Henrietta & Elizabeth)
Dirty Beasts: Crocky-Wock | Stingaling
Boy: Tales of Childhood: Headmaster of Llandaff Cathedral School | Mrs. Pratchett | Captain Hardcastle
The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me: The Cobra
Matilda: Agatha Trunchbull | Harry Wormwood
Rhyme Stew: Lord Hellespont | The Emperor | The Witch
The Minpins: Red-Hot Smoke-Belching Gruncher

Movies
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Arthur Slugworth
The Witches: Witches (Grand High Witch, Susan Irvine, Nicola Cuttle, Pamela, Lois Leffour, Mildred, Elizabeth, Henrietta, Jacqueline & Beatrice)
James and the Giant Peach: Aunt Sponge | Aunt Spiker | Rhino | Skeleton Pirates | Shark
Matilda: Agatha Trunchbull | Harry Wormwood
Fantastic Mr. Fox: Boggis, Bunce and Bean | Rat
The BFG: Giants (Fleshlumpeater, Bloodbottler & Bonecruncher)

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