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Murder mysteries set in foreign lands

Murder can occur anywhere, and many of our plots are set abroad, or can be adapted to be so. This gives guests a chance to dress up in national costumes and get into role. Below are some stories that are set around the world.

United States

1920sA Valentine's Day Mascara Set in 1920's Chicago, a night of gangsters and other shady characters investigating the murder of Al Kaseltzer at his speakeasy, the Rumbling Tum.

cowboyThe Good the Bad and the Murdered In the Old West, men are real men and women are real women, but when they mix, the result can be jealosy, crime and death by high noon.

1960sBad Beehive-iour In 1960s Baltimore, a school prom may lead to TV stardom for the best dancer. With such high stakes, jealousies are intense.

1950sErase From the World The 1950s High School Prom is a scene of tension between the Pink Ladies, the Jocks and the new kid in town. The teachers don't stand a chance

golfWho Killed Cocky Robin? Robin Driver, golf professional is found dead in a bunker on the 13th hole. Who was sufficiently teed off with him to commit murder?

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

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

4th-JulyDied on the Fourth of July American sweetheart, Mrs Caroline New-England has suffered an unhappy marriage to her English husband and plans to host a tea party on 4th July to celebrate her decision to end the relationship. Not everyone is happy with her declaration of independence, however, and there's bound to be fireworks!

Mexico

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

France

WWII-franceAllo Goodbye It is 1944 and in a sleepy French village the residents are celebrating the impending arrival of the Allies to liberate them from Nazi oppression. The resistance is trying to help the invasion, but a local café owner just wants a peaceful life and could do without the demands from the resistance - and his wife.

Egypt

nile-deathMummy's the Word It is 1910 and the celebrated archaeologist, Sir Digby Hand, is leading an expedition up the Nile to explore a recently discovered ancient tomb. The legends of a curse are strengthened by a number of accidents, or is something less supernatural responsible? Will our intrepid heroes escape the curse and realize their wildest dreams?

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