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David Massingham & The Butterfly Club present

Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

David Massingham & The Butterfly Club present

Murder Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

It’s Agatha Christie, improvised! After a sell-out Melbourne International Comedy Festival run last year, the award-winning festival favourite Murder Village is back with more cunningly improvised whodunnits.

Immerse yourself in the cozy world of a 1950s Agatha Christie-style novel as Melbourne’s funniest improvisers craft eccentric characters and perplexing mysteries from your suggestions. Any of the village’s suspicious denizens could be dispatched at any moment, and any of them could be the murderer. It’s your secret ballot votes that determine who lives, who dies and who will be unmasked as the culprit.

In Murder Village, the local police inspector may be incompetent but thankfully there is always an amateur sleuth on hand to sort the red herrings from the tell-tale clues. See if you can solve the crime first… whether you see one show or all of them, no two chapters of this critically acclaimed show are the same!

'Completely enthralling.' ★★★★★ Theatre People

'Fully improvised and very funny... highly recommended.' ★★★★ Sydney Arts Guide

'A delightfully entertaining show that brings the charm of Agatha Christie novels to life.' ★★★★ Sydney Scoop

'Highly recommended.' ★★★★ Sydney Arts Guide

'A classic English murder mystery that’s fully improvised and loaded with humour.' The Age

'You can bet your life that seeing Murder Village will be the perfect show to end your evening during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.' My Melbourne Arts

'This would easily be the most polished improv I have ever seen.' Judge's Pick 2023 Melbourne Fringe

Suitable for audiences 13+

This show contains: References to or simulation of violence.


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