Staying in just got fun with these gripping murder mysteries.
Found yourself completely engrossed in true-crime documentaries lately? Put your newfound sleuthing skills to good use, gather your mates and immerse yourself in a compelling mystery that’s sure to drag out the Sherlock Holmes in you. Hosted by a number of entertaining actors, you can now take part in a series of brilliant live murder mysteries online, with a ton of different themes for budding detectives to choose from. Here are some of our favourites!
1. Sherlock and the Palace Assassin
Starting with a bit of Sherlock himself, for two weekends this month, budding sleuths can take part in a fun online murder mystery – which follows a peculiar death at a palace. Featuring five actors who’ll be on hand to guide you through the scenes, players will need to figure out who killed the butler as soon as they can, with interrogations with each suspect. Tickets are per device, so you can get your entire household involved in the session.
2. Silent Movie Murder
Taking the murder mystery right back to the days of the Silent Movie, guests will step into a glamorous world shrouded in mystery as movie star Gerda Loynes attempts to save her career. But will she stoop as low as murder? Meet the suspecting characters, decipher the clues, and figure out exactly what’s going on at Gerda’s elaborate party. Tickets available here.
3. Murder & The Grand Duchess
A splendid party is in the offing for the future Grand Duchess of Russia, but not everyone is so keen to see Anastasia sit upon the throne. Behind the scenes, there are plots and machinations aplenty unfolding, and you’ll need every ounce of your cunning to sniff out the murderer. Nab yourself some tickets here.
4. Sweet Murder
Sir Walter Worth, founder and visionary behind the Worth Sweet Co, has died. But, at a reading of his will, with family members squabbling over the destination of his riches, it appears that Walter’s death might not have been natural causes. With this murder mystery, you can play as the detective or as a character – so maybe you’re capable of murder after all… Pick up some tickets here.
5. The Art of Murder
The country’s finest lords and ladies have gathered at Lord Conwell’s black tie soiree, but with this many high society types in attendance, you just know there are secrets aplenty hiding just out of view. But does anyone here have a secret they’d be willing to kill to protect? Grab your tickets here and find out.
6. My Deadly Valentine
Love does crazy things to people. For romance novelist Nora Chance, it’s fourth time lucky after the deaths of her three previous fiancés – but is this just a huge coincidence, or evidence of a deadly bride? It’ll be up to you to decide, with time running out before her big book launch. Find your tickets here.