An Educational Execution

It’s the annual staff party for the Kendrick Mansfield Primary School.

However just before the final guest arrives, the unpopular deputy head, Ed Hunter is discovered dead in the hall outside. There was no denying he had lost friends and been a bad influence on people, but clearly he had offended one person too many.

His killer could only have been one of the guests at the party – but the question is, who hated him enough?

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This Game is Rated:

Mature

This game contains:

Content that may be suitable for persons ages 17 and older.

Including:
Sexual Themes – Unhappy marriages and affairs discussed, also suspects are told to act attracted to each other.
A murder – violence suggested.
References to unwholesome material being found on the school computers.

What is included?

Example pre-printed boxed set

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Character booklets/scripts

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Inspector CD / script

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Instruction book

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Decoration and recipe suggestions

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Invitations

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Character name labels

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Invitation envelopes

Reviews:

1 review for An Educational Execution

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Happy Customer

    Hi Jo, just to say that we all had a great evening at the weekend with An Educational Execution. A-s we all work in a school it had special significance 🙂 With a few of the names changed we could have been discussing some of the staff for real 🙂 Also a special thank you (again!) for the help that you gave me with a change of script, this was because someone pulled out of the evening too late for me to find a replacement ! If anyone is visiting your site for the first time I would tell them, don’t bother wasting your time looking all over the web, this site has it all and everything is made so easy 🙂 Of course as always you are sooooo helpful 🙂 By the way if my grammar/spelling is poor I blame Mark Morbooks !!!! Thanks again, Gerry

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How it works:

Never hosted a murder mystery before?

Don’t panic! There is no special acting required. Guests do not need to memorise any information, and everything they need to play their parts is provided in a handy booklet. The games are constructed so that everyone has to interact, and scripted dialogues are included to help break the ice and get everyone into character. Even total novices get into the swing of things quite quickly!

The game includes both sound files (MP3 with a download or CD with a boxed set) and a script for the inspector character who provides the setting, clues, and summaries for each round, as well as the final solution. This means as host you too can play and remain completely in the dark as to the culprit, or play the inspector yourself and invite an extra guest to the party!

How does a “download and print at home” kit work?

Each “download and print at home” kit is provided as a zip file containing a set of PDF files for you to print at home, and a selection of MP3 files to use on the night.

Each dinner party game requires use of a printer and A4 paper (approx. 80 sheets for a 6 player kit – 240 sheets for a 20 player kit), envelopes so you can send out your invitations, and either a laptop or MP3 player (e.g. an ipod) to play the inspector MP3s; OR a CD burner so you can burn the MP3s onto a CD to run in an ordinary CD player.

When you order the game you’ll be sent a link to download the files you need.  The file will be a zip file.  This can be opened with a zip compatible program on your computer.  If you struggle to open zip files – we can email you the game directly over several emails instead – just contact us after purchase to arrange this.

You will download the following files:

  • How to use this game
  • Instructions for running the murder mystery
  • Making the most of your theme- ideas for decoration / activities.
  • Invitations
  • Character Booklets (available in single sided printer and double sided printer format)
  • Scripted for the inspector character (available in single sided printer and double sided printer format)
  • Solution script for the inspector character (needed when printing from the single sided copy)
  • MP3 files for the inspector character (dialogue and solution)
  • Hints and tips
  • Recipe suggestions
  • Money off voucher towards next purchase

How does a “Pre-printed box set” work?

This is the easiest way to play.  Everything you need will arrive in a box, pre-printed, directly to your door.

You will receive through the post:

  • Instruction booklet (includes hints and tips)
  • Invitations and envelopes for all the guests
  • Character booklets
  • CD of the inspector
  • Inspector script in a sealed envelope so you don’t find out the solution by accident!
  • Making the most of your theme and recipe suggestion booklet.
  • Money off voucher towards next purchase (printed inside the booklets)

We always ship within 24 hours meaning orders arrive as quickly as possible.

As each game is printed on demand, we can also provide a customisation service on any order.  See details further down the page on what we can do to tailor this game to your party.

Characters in the game:

6 players

Mark Morbooks – English Coordinator
Enthusiastic and motivational, Mark is always encouraging people to work harder, work smarter and fit as much into the day as possible.

Anne Abacus – Maths coordinator.
Polite and well spoken, Anne is a friend to the children and popular with the staff, if a little naïve.

Penny Pincher – Bursar.
With a strong no-nonsense personality, Penny scares most people in the office stiff and rarely lets any money past her tight purse strings.

Gill Ted – Assistant Head Teacher.
Polite and well spoken, Gill smiles when she talks to you, but after you’ve left… well…

Andy Mann – Caretaker
Rarely out of his overalls, Andy loves his job, enjoys working with his hands and has always been very forthright in his conversation.

Ben Hackin – IT teacher.
A computer nerd with long hair and geeky glasses, Ben is easy to spot in any gathering as he’ll be looking uncomfortable and reading something… anything…

8 players

Mark Morbooks – English Coordinator
Enthusiastic and motivational, Mark is always encouraging people to work harder, work smarter and fit as much into the day as possible.

Anne Abacus – Maths coordinator.
Polite and well spoken, Anne is a friend to the children and popular with the staff, if a little naïve.

Penny Pincher – Bursar.
With a strong no-nonsense personality, Penny scares most people in the office stiff and rarely lets any money past her tight purse strings.

Gill Ted – Assistant Head Teacher.
Polite and well spoken, Gill smiles when she talks to you, but after you’ve left… well…

Andy Mann – Caretaker
Rarely out of his overalls, Andy loves his job, enjoys working with his hands and has always been very forthright in his conversation.

Ben Hackin – IT teacher.
A computer nerd with long hair and geeky glasses, Ben is easy to spot in any gathering as he’ll be looking uncomfortable and reading something… anything…

10 players

Mark Morbooks – English Coordinator
Enthusiastic and motivational, Mark is always encouraging people to work harder, work smarter and fit as much into the day as possible.

Anne Abacus – Maths coordinator.
Polite and well spoken, Anne is a friend to the children and popular with the staff, if a little naïve.

Penny Pincher – Bursar.
With a strong no-nonsense personality, Penny scares most people in the office stiff and rarely lets any money past her tight purse strings.

Gill Ted – Assistant Head Teacher.
Polite and well spoken, Gill smiles when she talks to you, but after you’ve left… well…

Andy Mann – Caretaker
Rarely out of his overalls, Andy loves his job, enjoys working with his hands and has always been very forthright in his conversation.

Ben Hackin – IT teacher.
A computer nerd with long hair and geeky glasses, Ben is easy to spot in any gathering as he’ll be looking uncomfortable and reading something… anything…

Chris Chun – Religious studies coordinator
Pious and upright, Chris dresses conservatively and rarely puts a foot out of place.

Ali Mentary
 – Classroom assistant
Not particularly bright, Ali struggles to keep up with the older children’s work.

12 players

Mark Morbooks – English Coordinator
Enthusiastic and motivational, Mark is always encouraging people to work harder, work smarter and fit as much into the day as possible.

Anne Abacus – Maths coordinator.
Polite and well spoken, Anne is a friend to the children and popular with the staff, if a little naïve.

Penny Pincher – Bursar.
With a strong no-nonsense personality, Penny scares most people in the office stiff and rarely lets any money past her tight purse strings.

Gill Ted – Assistant Head Teacher.
Polite and well spoken, Gill smiles when she talks to you, but after you’ve left… well…

Andy Mann – Caretaker
Rarely out of his overalls, Andy loves his job, enjoys working with his hands and has always been very forthright in his conversation.

Ben Hackin – IT teacher.
A computer nerd with long hair and geeky glasses, Ben is easy to spot in any gathering as he’ll be looking uncomfortable and reading something… anything…

Chris Chun – Religious studies coordinator
Pious and upright, Chris dresses conservatively and rarely puts a foot out of place.

Ali Mentary
 – Classroom assistant
Not particularly bright, Ali struggles to keep up with the older children’s work.

Sam Onella– Lunch supervisor
Strict and imposing, Sam has a tight control over all meal-time situations and will not tolerate bad behaviour, from children or staff.

Robin Staples – Reprographics person
Responsible for the photocopier, Robin is bookish and quiet, but doesn’t tolerate anyone touching the reprographics equipment without authorisation.

Customise this game

This game can be customised to fit your event for an additional fee.

It’s hard to give “ball park” figures for what different customisations would cost however we’ve attempted to HERE.  Please do contact us for a free quote if you would like any customisations on your game before purchase.

Remember… if you just need 1 extra person, or 1 less person, why not have someone play the inspector role?

The inspector can usually be male or female as the “for real” inspector can simply invent a new name for themselves.

Some hosts prefer to play the inspector role as it means they can work on the catering while the round plays out amongst their guests.