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We Need To Talk About The Trolley Witch In "Harry Potter And The Cursed Child"


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This post contains spoilers for part one of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Proceed as you wish.


But in Cursed Child, when Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy spontaneously attempt — spoiler alert — to escape the Hogwarts Express, they wind up on the roof of the train. That's when things get weird.

THE TROLLEY WITCH FOLLOWS THEM. She's just pushing her cart all casual, on the roof of a speeding train. "Anything from the trolley, dears? Pumpkin Pasty? Chocolate Frog? Cauldron Cake?" she says. "Oh," says Albus Severus.