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Episode 123
The Enfield Poltergeist — Part 1

In this episode of MonsterTalk we present an interview with Guy Lyon Playfair, one of the original investigators into perhaps the most famous British poltergeist case in modern times.

Author and researcher Guy Lyon Playfair was one of the two primary investigators into the alleged poltergeist activity in Enfield in the 1970s. His book This House is Haunted was the basis for multiple movies and television specials. Skeptics like Joe Nickell and Chris French have strongly suggested the case was a hoax. Playfair has maintained his position that the events were real, and has leveled strong criticism at skeptics.

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