Detective Inspector I. B. Clueless – The policeman sent to solve the crime
Efficient in his own peculiar way, Ian Buchanan Clueless has an unusual method of solving crimes – he involves everyone! If anything he is more like a bungling detective than a methodical one, but it has to be said, he does get results.
Mr Patrick Tremaine – Wealthy business man
Patrick Tremaine is a wealthy ostentatious snob, but is nice with it. He is loud, pompous and showy, but very caring of his friends and family. He is deeply in love with his wife. He has dressed for dinner and is in a smart dinner suit.
Mrs Veronica Tremaine – Mr Tremaine’s wife with expensive tastes.
Mrs Tremaine lives the high life. She enjoys company, and is a great conversationalist. She comes across as very posh, and occasionally a little snobby. She is great friends with her husband’s secretary Miss Cavandish.
Justin Hughes – attending a Star Trek Convention
Justin is a geek who is attending a Star Trek Convention in the hotel, which explains why he is dressed as a Vulcan, with the pointy ears, basin hair cut, yellowy skin and shimmery robes.
Miss Felicity Cavandish – The Tremaines’ Secretary
Miss Felicity Cavandish is a friendly woman about the same age as Veronica Tremaine. As well as having a very good professional relationship with her employer, she has become a friend of the family and is very well liked. She is always willing to help out, and put herself out for other people.
Nigel Carratt – Attending a diamond conference.
Nigel Carratt is a friendly business man, expansive and generous, taking everyone into an apparent warm circle of trust. He is ostensibly here for a diamond conference, (hence the business suit) but in actual fact, Nigel is a black marketier and has been trading in stolen diamonds and working at insurance fraud for many years.
Sheik Abdul Hazzar – A wealthy Arab
Sheik Abdul Hazzar comes from Egypt. He is dark skinned, but has a refined British accent despite his white robes, red headdress and decorative sword. He is very proper in attitude and gallant with the women.