The Enfield Poltergeist

Jul 05, 2017, 05:06 PM

This week on Oddity, we look at a case which started in 1977 and lasted for over fourteen months, turning the lives of one ordinary family upside down and leaving an impact which can still be felt four decades later.

Sources and further reading:

Forum: The Enfield Poltergeist show, Guy Lyon Playfair, Fortean Times 329, p. 51

The Birth of the Poltergeist, Claude Lecouteux, Fortean Times 293, p. 38 - 41

Enfield Poltergeist, Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enfield_Poltergeist

What Really Happened During The Enfield Haunting?, The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/2016/06/13/the-conjuring-2-what-really-happened-during-the-enfield-haunting/

The Poltergeist That Plagued A North London House, Vice: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/the-poltergeist-that-plagued-a-north-london-house-904

Podcast: The Unexplained With Howard Hughes #72, Guy Lyon Playfair

Eerie Enfield, Black Cab London: https://blackcablondon.net/2013/10/28/eerie-enfield-a-poltergeist-comes-to-north-london/

The Enfield Poltergeist, Flickering Myth: https://www.flickeringmyth.com/2016/06/the-enfield-poltergeist-the-true-story-that-inspired-the-conjuring-2/