The Stephen Ward séances
Dr Stephen Ward was the son of a Canon of the Church of England.
He became a well-known osteopath and portrait artist,
whose clients included politicians, royalty and movie actors.
In 1963, events surrounding his friendship with Christine Keeler
meant Dr Ward was arrested by the police.
The trial that followed made headline news worldwide,
but Dr Ward didn't live to see the verdict.
despair, he took an overdose of sleeping tablets
and died on August 3rd 1963.
After his death, his first séance communication came
on August 29th 1963.
Dr Ward continued to communicate for the next ten years.
The Stephen Ward séance recordings
Introduced by Gwen V. Vaughan
Mr John Profumo had been a Minister of War until the regrettable incidents concerning Christine Keeler and others, made his resignation a necessity. Because of his association with these people Dr Stephen Ward was arrested on charges from which he was unable to defend himself.
of his so-called friends, who could have helped with his defence,
found it convenient to leave the country. Within a web of lies and
perjury, Dr Stephen Ward found himself alone and carrying the burdens
which others should have been sharing with him.
In despair, he took an overdose of sleeping tablets and died on August 3rd 1963.”
1: Recorded: August 29th 1963
Note: Although this vintage recording has been enhanced, it is not to modern standards.
Additional recordings and transcripts
will be added soon...