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The Tell-Tale Heart

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Paddy Scully 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Edgar Allan Poe 

  • Author Notes

    An adaptation of the original short story by Edgar Allan Poe.

  • Synopsis

    Having murdered an old man and buried the dismembered corpse under the floorboards, a killer is driven to confession by the beating of the dead man's heart.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Old Man John Keyes
Servant David Calvert
Production Team  
Director Paddy Scully
Designer Ashleigh Jeffers

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Belfast Theatre Company

  • Address

    Canada

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Belfast Theatre Company

  • Address

    Canada

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.