Interactive investigations

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An extra dimension to your crime solving fun!

Our adaptable Interactive Investigations will keep you on your toes, as the mystery unfolds using several locations in a building. Less theatrical and more clue based, these can be an easy-to-solve family event or a more challenging case for the seasoned detective.

 

This adaptable style allows us to tailor the show to any venue or event; be it a journey on a train, a trip through a stately home, or a mission in a library. With 20 themes on offer, we'll keep your little grey cells busy as you sleuth your way to victory. Scroll down for our themes and visit our picture gallery to see our events in action!

The year is 1945 and Intrigue is mounting at the Johnson Bay Station Café. A chance encounter leads to the blossoming of forbidden love over the earl grey and English Muffins. Our star crossed lovers may have to deal with unidentified flying objects as well as unidentified feelings of love. 

It’s time to discover Who? What? And Where?

When the remains of a body are discovered in the cellar of the Black estate it transpires that the victim could only have been killed by one of six people in one of six locations by one of six weapons. So it’s time to roll the dice and see if you can solve this crime.

Listen very carefully. We shall say this only once!

The French Resistance has sent one of its operatives to Paris to pick up a painting that's been stolen from a Nazi vault. When the team from Cafe Rene go to meet him, though, they discover he's been killed and the painting is missing! Can you discover who's the double agent?

It’s time to get on board the night train to murder at the second annual Hercule Poirot look alike competition. Someone has let their little grey cells go to their head as last year’s winner is discovered dead and it’s up to you to discover which one of the dapper detective’s doppelgangers did the deed.

Once a year, the D’Arque Family descend on their ancestral home to call forth the spirits of their ancestors to find out what the future has in store for them. Tonight the ritual reveals that one of them is about to die at the hands of another. Can you change the fate of the victim or will the killer get away with it this time?

Put another dime in the jukebox! It’s time for the annual Interstate 55 Pie contest and Big Joes Diner are proud to be hosting the celebrations this year. There’s just one problem, it looks like murder is on the menu as our contestants become suspects! Can you lend a hand-jive in catching this killer, surely it should be easy as pie?

It’s time to enter the seedy back streets of San Francisco and become embroiled in some hard boiled crime. Can you navigate the nuances of femme fatales and private dicks to discover who snuffed the snitch and did in the detective to cover their tracks. Interrogate the suspects, and solve the puzzles in this film noir felony.

When you get a band of Gangsters and Molls all in one room then someone is bound to end up dead.

This time it's the Don! Could a card game hold the key to solving this crime or will all the illegal bootleg liquor prohibit you from getting to the bottom of this criminal case?

A little party never killed nobody.  Or did it?

It's the swinging twenties but things take a turn for the worse when a guest ends up dead on their birthday. Which cocktail spelt the end for this party goer? Question the suspects, examine the evidence and uncover the truth in this classy criminal caper. 

Someone has been pilfering the profits from Grace Bros. Department Store and the store detective has discovered it's one of the staff on the first floor.

That's why he's ended up dead. Are you free to discover which of the staff wanted to avoid being severed?

When famous golden age detectives are invited to a remote mansion by a reclusive author they get more than they bargained for as he reveals that one of them is the mysterious thief 'The Falcon'. Before he can reveal which one of them it is, he ends up dead. Can the other detectives uncover the truth before it's too late?

They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky and one of them is also a killer! A family reunion has turned deadly when one of the guests decides to carry out revenge on the oldest and deadliest member of the clan. Who is the worst monster of all? That's for you to find out.

Is there a doctor in the house? There's several in fact, and some nurses too. But with multiple deaths occurring in the hospital last night and only one of them being murder, you're going to have to have plenty of patients...patience to discover who had motive to want the victim dead.

There’s been a murder on the set of the brand new low budget thriller and it’s up to you to solve the crime. Which of the stars took their role too far and did in the director. Could the crew hold a clue to cracking the case and will the will you be able to catch the killer before the final reel? 

When there’s ancient treasure discovered in a long lost Egyptian Tomb, there’s only one man to call. Unfortunately Indiana wasn’t available so they sent for his little brother instead. Join our hero as he gets embroiled in a murderous plot involving nefarious Nazis, mysterious mummies and a confounding curse. 

Take a trip down the rabbit hole on a maddeningly magical murder mystery. At a very special unbirthday party the Cheshire Cat has ended up dead and the inhabitants of Wonderland are all in the frame for the crime. They’re all mad here, but someone is madder than the rest. So keep your head and figure out who.

Did the butler do it? Not in this case. One of the family wanted his Lordship dead in order to get their inheritance and stop him meddling with their life. The only way you'll solve this crime is by talking to the servants and finding out which of their gossip is true and who had the most to gain.

The King is dead and the Queen has decided to hold a tournament to find a husband for her daughter and a new ruler for the land. But it seems that someone here today was complicit in the death of the old king and will stop at nothing to take control of the kingdom. Get ready for a Knight to remember!

You’re doomed! There’s been a homicide on the homefront, the usual suspects are all in the clear so it’s time to investigate the wonderful women of the war effort. Don’t panic and you could end up solving this crime. Who do you think you are kidding! You’ll probably just end up being a stupid boy!

There’s been a crime at the club house and it’s time for you to discover who has been playing dead handed. Will you play a hole in one and solve this crime straight away or will you end up in the rough? You need to get a grip and putt all your effort into solving the case or you could end up feeling under par.

Magic and Mystery collide as a murder plot unfolds where nothing is quite as it seems. The killer has certainly got some tricks up their sleeve to confound you but make sure you gather all the evidence before it disappears. Can you solve this crime before the killer vanishes in a puff of smoke?

Once upon a time there was a murder in Story Book land and the suspects were the most notorious villains of all time. Was the Hatter mad enough to do it? Did Hook have a hand in the crime? Can you discover which of these bad guys is worse than the others and make sure this story has a happy ever after?

It's time to share out the booty as the Captains and crews from the Pirate Clans meet on Pirate Island. All was going well in the truce they had arranged until someone killed the pirate leader and stole all the treasure. Which of these pirates has carried out their revenge in the worst way possible?

When the top agents of the International Secret Service are called to a secret location the last thing they expect to do is find their leader dead. But which agent did it?

Make sure you don’t get shaken or stirred as you question the suspects and uncover the truth to cracking the codes and solving the case.

To be or not to be? That's not the only question.

You need to find out who killed the director of the latest Midsomer Shakespeare Company's Production of The Bard's best work. Who was discovered as the fraud and decided to stab him in the back and does the programme hold a key to the killer?

When the world's greatest detective receives an invitation to a murder he realises that the criminal may be someone close. In fact it could just be Sherlock himself! Can you untangle the villain's riddle before the killer escapes justice forever? Question the suspects and uncover the truth as the game is definitely afoot!

An international jewel thief is loose on the most opulent ocean liner ever to set sail. The head of security is hot on the case until he ends up dead. Can you uncover the truth before the night is out or will you get that sinking feeling? Uncover the truth before the last lifeboat sails.

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Here comes the bride but it looks like her nuptials may be on hold as the groom has ended up dead.

A torn-up list of gifts and a crime scene photo may be the only way that you're going to solve this crime and make sure that the evening ends with a happily ever after.

Who shot the sheriff?

It's the ultimate Wild West question but it may be harder to solve than you imagine as some of the leanest meanest bandits in the West are in town and nobody knows their names. Can you unravel the mystery of who is who before you discover whodunnit?

Christmas Themes

There’s a killer with a heart as cold as ice running loose and it’s snow joke that you’re going to have to catch them. You’ll need to get looking for clues if you don’t want the case to go cold. It’s snow joke trying to solve this crime and you’ll need to make sure you don’t let it go or elsa someone else could end up dead!

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Where’s the killer? Behind You! It’s time for a magical fairy tale adventure full of fun, romance and murder! Did the dame do it? Was the Fairy Feeling Felonious. Could the Prince or Princess be the perpetrators of this particular problem? Well, it’s up to you to get to the bottom of this confusing crime!

It's time to find out what the Dickens is going on as a Christmas Party ends before it even begins as the host ends up dead. But was she full of the Christmas spirit or did she get what she deserved?

This Christmas Conundrum could reveal more than the suspects bargained for.

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