A typical evening for the guests runs like this:
7.00pm On arrival guests should be greeted in character by the cast. If a separate room is available, such as a bar, where the guests can congregate before dinner then it is suggested that those three cast mingle with the guests in this room before they are conducted through for dinner.
7.30pm The guests are called through to the main dining room and seated.
7.40pm Round One Script.
7.50pm First course is served, eaten and plates cleared before the next script.
8.20pm Round 2 script.
8.30pm Main Course is served. Actors mingle with the guests giving them opportunity to ask them questions. Plates should be cleared as well before next round.
9.10pm Round 3 script – second death.
9.20pm Dessert is served. Actors mingle with the guests giving them opportunity to ask them questions. Plates should be cleared as well before next round.
9.50pm Round 4 script. Inspector asks guests at the end of this round to formulate some questions.
10.00pm Coffee / tea and formal questions session. At the end of the question session the inspector will ask the guests to complete their answer sheets and hand them in.
10.20pm Round six – solution.