Lord Mansfield’s Foxhunt Banquet – The nobility has been invited to Lord Mansfield’s Fox Hunt Banquet. They enter Mansfield Mansion and are greeted by Jeffries the butler. He ushers them into an elaborate dining room where the maid is serving up hors d’oeuvres. Lord Mansfield is preparing a potent home brew in the kitchen. His sister arrives unexpectedly from New York. Others enter: Gypsies to prepare the meal, an irate attorney, and the zany Riley’s who serve the dinner. Thievery, debauchery, even magic occur as one of the characters meets an inevitable fate!
Kim and Scott Tie the Knot – Kim and Scott are getting married but serious questions arise. Did Kim murder her first husband? Has Scott been trading Lockheed Martin secrets for gems? Is he just an opportunist? Relatives try to protect Kim and Scott from each other. This fun-filled spoof of a wedding celebration will have you guessing all night long.
Squires Inn – You have been touring northwest England. Your bus has broken down and you find yourself in Clifton, a quaint country village. You are welcomed by the overly solicitous proprietor, Nigel, with offers of food and lodging. Be prepared for the unexpected. Your tour guide, Grace, discovers a close relative at the inn. An old pensioner, Simon, has been hiding a treasure that once belonged to Mary Queen of Scots, who resided at the inn in 1569 after fleeing Scotland. You will become engrossed with the offbeat English humor type antics that will keep you laughing and sleuthing all night long.
G.K.’s 80th Birthday – Gerald Keenan has invited family and friends to his 80th Birthday Party. He tells them he intends to change his will. Someone has other ideas. The characters which include Nurse Faber, Mr. Chen, and Mr. Keenan’s relatives mingle with guests. After birthday festivities G.K. goes into convulsions and is taken to his room. Soon the nurse enters crying out, ‘He’s dead, Mr. Keenan is dead’. Later a detective conducts an interrogation with the help of the guests. Finally the Killer is revealed in a wonderful twist.
Roast ‘Em and Toast ‘Em – Meet Arty, a witty, fun-loving entrepreneur, who secures famous celebrities for speaking engagements around the world. Join him and his zany crew as they prepare a roast for Margaret Pertovich, Arty’s stepmother and infamous wife of Slovaria’s Premier. What must Arty and his cohorts do to accommodate her? What is Margaret’s true agenda? Help Police Captain Pruitt solve a crime that may be one of passion or perhaps international intrigue.
The Premiere – You are invited to the opening night celebration of a fantastic new cinematic production. Well, at least Jeremy, the director of this B-movie, believes it is magnificent. There is a lot of pressure on Jeremy for this film to be successful. Oil tycoon, Henry Beaumont, has invested millions into the film in hopes that his niece, Nicki, will become a famous actress. Watch for celebrities at this movie extravaganza, but also watch for clues, because someone will commit a horrible crime. Who could be the criminal? Jeremy? Henry? Nicki? What about Bert, Nicki’s jealous boyfriend, or could it be Madame Gilda, “Psychic to the Stars?”
The Show Must Go On – Auditions are being held for an international touring company. Their production of Broadway show tunes attracts both veterans and young hopefuls. The company’s outrageous director must decide who will be part of this colorful review. To complicate matters the producer and the owner both want to flex their muscles. This show within a show climaxes with a surprising development: a murder, a confession and the director’s decision to cover it up. The auditioners happily agree and join together in a chorus confirming, ‘The Show Must Go On’.
The Reunion – All graduates have been invited to this gala affair in order to renew past relationships and to save Luray Academy. However, the reunion brings together alumni with more than saving the Academy on their minds. Some have designs on Lilah Beauregard’s champion thoroughbred horses. The Academy’s president is trying to stop Lilah’s plan to bulldoze the school and replace it with condos. Fireworks fly when this bastion of southern genteel society goes amuck and culminates in a murder.
Joshua’s Demise – You have been invited to a memorial service for Joshua Langden who mysteriously ‘passed over’ last year. In attendance are his widow, brother, cousin, and mother Liza, who is convinced that Joshua’s death was not an accident. She arranges a séance to speak with Joshua from beyond.
Family Tree – You are invited to Surrey, England for a gathering of long lost relatives of the largest family tree. Doctor Osgood Merryweather will be your host. Many unusual discoveries will unfold including altered genetics. Equally amazing is his collection of exotic animals. Be careful what you ask, because there are unmentionable secrets that the family guards. You’ll be captivated by revelations of this unique collection of people, as they become part of your family too!
Celestial Manor – Sleuths’ newest show is set in the English countryside where ‘visitors’ once left ‘signs’ etched upon the fields. Wheat grown on them has been used in making Celestial Cookies. For over 100 years prominent people have visited the Manor including Gandhi, Einstein, Freud, and Cher, drawn to the otherworldly cookies as well as the Manor’s many amenities including a world-class salon where you can get a killer cut. Alfonzo, stylist extraordinaire, and proprietors Marion and Oliver are very protective of the Manor’s many secrets.
*Shows subject to change