Hector Snipe Quotes in Theater of Blood (1973)
Hector Snipe Quotes:
Edwina Lionheart: It's all right, sir. You're among friends, sir.
Hector Snipe: Thank you. I was beginning to get a bit nervous.
Edward Lionheart: We were just rehearsing Troilus and Cressida. Specifically the scene where Hector, thinking he's among friends, is unexpectedly killed by them.
Hector Snipe: Lionheart, I came here for an interview, not a lecture on Shakespeare. Now tell me the amazing story of your resurrection.
Edward Lionheart: It's a grave tale, Snipe. But I think you can rise to the occasion.
[Snipe is catapulted onto the stage, where the tramps begin to attack him]
Edward Lionheart: I always admired you as a critic, Snipe. Your clever use of analogy and metaphor, plus you always strived to be complimentary. But not always complimentary.
Hector Snipe: Critics make mistakes, Lionheart. We're only human.
Edward Lionheart: An opinion I find myself incapable of sharing.
Hector Snipe: You must admit I was most enthusiastic about your performance as Achilles.
Edward Lionheart: Oh, yes. Yes, now that you mention it, I vaguely recall you wrote some review.
Hector Snipe: I remember it very well. I wrote, Edward Lionheart's Troilus and Cressida must be considered as a brilliant theatrical achievement, and his own performance as Achilles unsurpassed. Well, something of that sort.
Edward Lionheart: A splendid review, my dear Snipe. Splendid. What else did you say?
Hector Snipe: More in the same vein.
Edward Lionheart: Let me refresh your memory.
Edward Lionheart: ...Achilles unsurpassed. This clearly is Lionheart's own view. That actor's oft-expressed desire for solitude is well known. He must derive much satisfaction in knowing that he is absolutely alone in his opinion of this lamentable production.
Browse more character quotes from Theater of Blood (1973)