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23 June 2023

Cult hit event Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote returns to Newcastle’s Tyne Theatre and Opera House with an interactive screening of the classic Murder, She Wrote episode “Sing a Song of Murder”. Jessica Fletcher visits London, home of her Music Hall star cousin Emma (also played by Angela Lansbury) but soon gets caught up in a murder mystery only she (or you!) can solve!

A unique and hilarious night featuring games, prizes and audience participation, with special permission from NBC Universal Television, this critically acclaimed show was rated one of Time Out 50 Great Nights Out in London in 2021 (and 2019) and has played to sell-out audiences across the UK and Australia. Don’t miss its return to Newcastle on Friday 23rd June 2023.

Hosted by super-fan Tim Benzie, Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote features:

  • A race to solve to the crime, via the Fameometer and the Suspiciometer!
  • A Cabot Cove quiz!
  • Clips and biogs of the campy guest stars!
  • A singalong to the theme tune with new lyrics!

Tim Benzie is obsessed with Murder, She Wrote, having watched the original series when it was first broadcast, and now relishing the repeats on television everywhere. An award-winning playwright and co-writer of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern’s 2017-2021 pantos (‘Goosed’, ‘Rubbed’, ‘Slipped’ and ‘Pricked’). He is also the co-producer of the camp club night PopHorror.

Theatre Director Joanne Johnson says: “We’re so excited to have Solve-along-a Murder She Wrote return to our Theatre. It’s fantastic interactive night that audiences absolutely love! We can’t wait to see audiences get stuck into the mystery.”

“You’ll be swept away with Jessica Fletcher feels … it has the BEST HOST.” – Time Out London

“I’d challenge anyone to sit through this show and not get utterly invested in figuring out whodunit, whilst smiling at the comfort that this 80’s drama brings.” 4 stars **** – West End Wilma

“It didn’t take long for Benzie to have the audience in stitches and he had the whole crowd in the palm of his hand the entire evening.” – Bristol 24/7

“For a funny, campy evening, there is little that could beat Solve-Along-A-Murder-She-Wrote’s unique qualities and Benzie’s wit and charm. Personally this reviewer can’t wait to revisit Cabot Cove. Never mind ‘whodunnit’, more like ‘yougottadoit!” 4 stars **** – The Reviews Hub

“A unique and thoroughly enjoyable theatre experience” – Blue Curtains Brisbane

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117 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

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