There’s no turning back now. We’re here to invoke your deepest fears with the 11th Hour Audio podcast. Our host, Owen McCuen, features frightening tales made by producers around the world and right here by the 11th Hour team. Our annual 11th Hour Audio challenge fills every October with handfuls of frights. Our Creature Feature of the Month lets you hear some of our favorite frights from around the internet to fill your podcast queue with more great horror producers.
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Creature Feature of the Month – The Tell-Tale Heart
This month, we’re delving into the chilling world of Edgar Allan Poe with an offering from Tom Rory Parsons. Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” has been a staple of horror literature since its publication in 1843 and for good reason. Published in 1843 “The Tell-Tale Heart”, explores the chilling emotional fusion of guilt, paranoia, and the human psyche.
The Tell-Tale Heart Keeps on Beating
“The Tell-Tale Heart” has had a significant cultural impact, particularly in the horror genre. Poe’s story is often credited with paving the way for psychological horror, and it has inspired countless adaptations in film, television, and literature. Its enduring popularity is a testament to Poe’s writing skill and ability to tap into universal fears and anxieties.
Today’s audio interpretation of “The Tell-Tale Heart” was created by 11th Hour Audio Challenge contributor Tom Rory Parsons. Tom is also the creative mind behind:
He has also composed music for
and the 11th Hour Audio theme music you heard at the show’s beginning.
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The Tell-Tale Heart was written by Edgar Allan Poe
The Narrator was played by Lauren Regan
The Old Man was played by Pete Lutz
The Artwork was by Faith McQuinn
Credits Read by James C. Taylor
This version of “The Tell-Tale Heart” was produced by Tom Rory Parsons who also composed the score, did the editing, and Sound Design.