Murder to Measure

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Murder mysteries for hen parties

Below is a partial list of the stories with all-female casts. Guests usually play suspects under the guidance of one of our MC/detectives (often male). Note that many of our other plots can also be adapted for female groups, or if you have other ideas please see our hints on picking a theme here.

1920sMurdered By The Mob Set during the prohibition in Chicago, the murder of a notorious gangster leads to further tension and accusations.

theatreFinal Curtain The set of a West End show is almost the scene of disaster. Who is behind the attempted murder of the leading lady, and will they succeed?

fashionThe Corpse Wore Prada There are cat-fights on the cat walk when a top fashion competitions comes to town and rival models and designers slug it out for the prize.

hen-partySchool Ties Ellen Highwater, the fiancée of footballing sensation Arthur Back has arranged a hen weekend with her old school colleagues at St Susanna's boarding school. She has not seen many of them for 10 years, and their changes in lifestyles are definitely cause for discussion.
Headmistress Jane Brady is glad to welcome the old girls back, but she is not the only one with secrets to hide...

hotelBreakdown Hotel The hotel guests & staff are all seemingly unrelated, but a phone call leads to a trail of deception, double-dealing and death.

cluedoHuedunnit Lord Matthew, "Matt", Black has been found murdered in his stately home. Unfortunately the fastidious cleaning by housekeeper Mrs White has made it very difficult to determine the means or location of his death. Can the colourful collection of characters assembled to mark his passing crack the case before anyone else falls victim to the curse of the estate.

wedding-bellesWedding Belles After his father's death Hugo Gloster, remains a single man, but his father's will states that in order to realize his full inheritance, he must marry a suitable bride. Will he meet the girl of his dreams at tonight's dinner party, or will jealous siblings thwart his plans?

aliceMalice in Wonderland The knave of hearts is being tried for stealing some tarts, but the trial is hindered by the suspicious death of a key witness. The crazy characters of Lewis Carroll's Wonderland attempt to find out the identity of the killer in this locked room mystery.

superheroHolding Out For A Hero The death of Captain Courage on a remote island brings many superheroes together, only to fall into a deadly trap. Who now can save the world?

james_bondLicence Tequila Following a bungled operation in Mexico, top British spies attempt to train their foreign counterparts in the noble art of spying.

nurseThe Blood Donor Do-gooder Benny Factor wants to donate a proportion of his fortune to a local medical charity - but does he have more sinister motives on his mind?

1980sWham Bam The drinks are free at Club Tropicana, but the arrival of a famous band puts owner Steve Odds all in a tizzy. All that's missing is the sea!

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