Cantfail – The monk sent to solve the crime
Dressed in his habit/robes and efficient in his own peculiar way, Cantfail has an unusual method of solving crimes – he involves everyone!
Court Jester – You could say he died laughing – but given that the portcullis has all but chopped him in half that would hardly be fair! The part of the Jester can be played by Cantfail with a quick change of dress between rounds one and two.
Queen Elswith – The Queen
Regal and beautiful, with flowing robes and decorative headdress, Queen Elswith has turned many a head in the kingdom with her charm and grace.
Wayland the Smith – The Smith
In his regular work-a-day blacksmith clothes, Wayland smells of horses and sweat and is never without his tools of the trade which are habitually slung through his belt.
Sir Render – Portly Knight
Larger than life, Sir Render enjoys his meat and his mead and is always ready for a party, if not always ready for battle.
Sir Veillance – Knight
Dynamic and powerful, Sir Veillance is strong, ready for any challenge and is the favoured knight of the Queen.
Victoria Sponge – Cook/Serving Wench.
Used to waiting on tables as well as cooking, Victoria Sponge is rather plump, greasy and never afraid to call a spade a spade.
Maid Inchina – Maid in waiting.
Loyal to the Queen, Maid Inchina is always by her side, dressed flatteringly in flowing dresses and with her sewing ever to hand