Murder mysteries in Newcastle and the North East

Looking for unforgettable murder mystery nights in Newcastle and the North East? 

Meet our fabulous teams of actors bringing you murder mystery nights in from Gateshead up to Morpeth.

With twist and turn plots packed with laughter and  great time we can help you with a special occasion, throw a night to remember in your venue or create a get together everyone will love.

They’ve been performing our murder mystery nights in the North East around Newcastle, South Shields and Cramlington and you’ll find them at upcoming events with the Alnwick Gardens’ Treehouse and they’ve performed with the museums that are part of the Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives too.


Murder As If By Magic
Murder As If By Magic

It’s the reunion show everyone is talking about – Des Tardly and his one-time friend are getting back together for an amazing magic show.

It’s ten years since Des’ death-defying trick killed Herbert van Ishing’s young wife in a trick that went wrong. But now Des is missing and everyone involved in the show has a motive for murder.


Flat Caps & Murder

It’s the 1920s and the Boss has got a problem. There’s a mole in the gang and now there’s a body in the cellar. There’s only one way out of this and that’s to find out whodunit!

Our nod to the popular TV show Peaky Blinders but in our own unique style.

 The Boss will be pointing the finger but will be decide you’re up to no good.

New online murder mysteries for 2021
Murder On The Menu

Celebrity judges Jayne Fondant and Mario Mascarpone have arrived to judge the village fete cake competition.

But someone has decided that a murder on the menu would be the icing on the cake.

One of the judges won’t be leaving the cake competition alive and it’s up to you to work out whodunit.


Murder & The Grand Duchess

This charming murder mystery is loosely based around the story of Anastasia Romanov, the last surviving member of the Russian Royal Family.

Lady Tara Fernow is throwing a splendid party to introduce her friends and family to the Grand Duchess but is she really who she claims? Who is the strange Count who claims to be able to sniff out a fake? And what does the maid know about murder?

Murder & Sparkling Wine

Lord Jolyon Jape and his wife are throwing a party to celebrate his late father’s birthday but when a body is found in the Library, Lord Jape’s problems are only just starting.

With an unexpected guest, a Russian ballet dancer who may not be who he seems and family secrets about to be revealed the only thing we can guarantee is that this time the butler didn’t do it!


Meet the many faces of Viv Wiggins

Viv is our lead actor in our murder mysteries in Newcastle and North East so you can expect to meet her at your event.

Viv is a professional actor working in and around the North East and sometimes further afield. 

She knows how to make our murder mystery events really go with a bang and she’s determined to make sure you enjoy your night with a Tall Tales murder mystery.

You can get in touch with Viv and ask her what murder mystery she thinks would work best for your event.

Just drop her an email on