Murder à la carte - The Brie, the Bullet & the Black Cat
number of players :
10 to 12 people
suitable for ages :
teenagers and adults
boxed - posted to you
You have been invited to dinner at the Official Residence of the Deputy Mayor of Cassablanca. The guest of honor was to have been France's greatest ever living mime artist - but he fails to arrive as he has been murdered.....
Everyone is a suspect at the dinner party, but who *is* the murderer ???
Hughes Le Grandebutte - Deputy Mayor of Casablanca
The epitomy of solid respectability
Edith Le Grandebutte - his wife, former dancer
Married to Hughes - but not altogether happy - still yearn for your former life as a dancer
Nicole Le Grandbutte - their daughter
18 yr old daughter of above - would rather be in Paris than Casablanca - does not approve of her father working with the Germans
Otto Von Pinkelwurst - a Gestapo Officer, fanatical and possible mad
Doesn't understand why he is in Africa rather than a senior staff post in Berlin
Kirk Ransom III - an American who runs Kirk's African Cafe in downtown Casablanca
late 30's, doomed romantic hero nursing a broken heart and a bottle of whiskey. Suave, elegant and slightly battered.
Countess Bogov - an exiled Russian aristocrat, glamorous and mysterious.
Passionate anti-communist - sympathetic with Germans
Monsieur Oily-Carte - booking agent for the Moulin Bleu nightclub in Paris
Educated in England, sophisticated with impeccable manners
Pierre Payanski - 24 year old half-Russian poet.
Anti-fascist with a bad leg
Cherie Boot - French cabaret singer in mid 20's
Husky voice, sultry, decadent & exotic, almost androgynous
Ingrid Pith - Danish art dealer - finds painting all over Europe.
Busy and flirtatious
Optional Guests for 11-12 player game :
Seamus O'Hack - a dissolute Irish journalist more interested in drinking than writing
Pia Fedora - Spanish cabaret star and love of the Black Cat.
Fiery, passionate and bereaved
Each Murder Mystery Game includes party planner, recipes, music and decorating tips, character booklets including their roles, background and a few tasty secrets, place cards for each character, party invitations, 6 secret clues and a CD with an introduction, scene setter, summary of events and finally the solution to the crime. Also required in order to play (but
not included) :