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The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
AuthorNUTTALL, Peter - Other Plays by this Author - Contact Author
FormatOne-act.
SynopsisPublished in 1845, this short story was taken as a factual account and was only later revealed as a hoax by Poe. After being diagnosed with Tuberculosis, Ernest Valdemar seeks his physician friend who is fascinated by magnetism (later developed into what we now know as hypnosis). The Physician has always wondered what would happen if someone was mesmerised at the point of death. Valdemar volunteers and it seems as the play progresses that the physician is able to speak to Valdemar in the afterlife. This Short Play can be performed along or as part of the set of Edgar Allan Poe adaptations for stage, 'Raven About Poe', also available at www.scriptsforstage.co.uk
InformationAdult ThemesTragedyThrillerAdaptation of book/film
Cast1M, 6 Either (minimum 7)
Production
StatusAvailable for performance
Websitescriptsforstage.co.uk/wp/script-library/facts-valdemar/
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Peter Nuttall

Peter Nuttall is an Author, Playwright, Actor, Director, Producer, Freelance Composer of music for Amateur Theatre Groups and Classically trained singer and musician
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