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The Tell-Tale Heart-Police Interview.

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Introduction

The Tell-Tale Heart-Police Interview My task is to write a script for a police interview with the murderer in "The Tell-Tale Heart". Imagine that he has been arrested and has been brought to the police station for questioning. I should create a transcript of their conversation. It should be 2-21/2 sides approx. DS Copper DCI Poole DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DCI Poole DS Copper Mr Hedge DCI Poole DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper Mr Hedge DS Copper DCI Poole [Speaking into the microphone] This police interview takes place in the interview suite Paddington Green Police Station, West London. ...read more.

Middle

I have a lot to do and wanted to go to bed early. Why, what were you planning? I start work at 7 am on Saturdays. What work do you do? Are you... I work hard but I don't spend much. What do you know about Mr Bird's gold? I heard he had quite a lot of gold, but I had no desire for his gold. No desire? It gives you a motive for murder. If you had Bird's gold you would not need to work and could finish your studies. Is that why you killed him? [Mr Hedge stands up quickly] It was his Vulture Evil Eye!! Yes, it was this! Whenever it fell upon me, my blood ran cold. I wanted to kill him! ...read more.

Conclusion

You say you loved him and that you didn't want his gold. Then you murder him and cut up his body! Come on, George! But why there wasn't any blood? [Mr Hedge laughs] I chopped him up in the tub. How? I used the meat cleaver from the kitchen. It's very sharp and didn't take long. What do you think of what you did? I know you thinking that I'm mad but trust me, I'm not. It was a damn right thing to do. Can I go now? [Mr Hedge Thumps the table] Go where? You killed someone and you think you can leave that easy? [Mr Hedge points at Ian] What I did was the right thing to do. Mr Hedge, you are charged with the murder of Victor Bird. [Mr Hedge bangs the table] The interview is terminated at 4:15 pm. English coursework ...read more.

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