About Play Dead

We are a Northern Ireland Murder Mystery and Events company who have been entertaining our clients for over ten years. Our murder mystery events are tailor made for every group and are perfect for corporate team building, charity fund raisers, special events or just a good night out with friends to celebrate birthdays , hen/stag nights, anniversaries and even weddings! Our themed character services are perfect to add something special to your social, corporate or special occasion.

Fancy a theme to match your mood; how about a James Bond style adventure to set the pulses racing? A 1970’s evening with our ABBA tribute band, ABBADABBADOO might be just the ticket to test your skills of deduction (and singing), or perhaps a trip to 1920’s New York to meet the The Great Cadsby is more up your avenue! Whatever your desire, Play Dead will ensure you have a night to remember – the only limit is your imagination!!

What can you expect?

  • A unique event which is tailored to the needs of the client
  • An interactive experience for groups of 15 – 150 people
  • Wide range of themes and challenging story options
  • Live theatrical set pieces performed by experienced stage actors
  • Spooky surprises, suspicious characters and red herrings aplenty
  • Authentic period costuming and involving storylines
  • Bespoke service a speciality
  • Live music and dance including lessons for groups
  • Certificates and prizes for the top detective teams!


Our dedicated and professional team is on hand to help you plan your perfect event, so contact us if you would like to find out more or make a booking. You won’t regret it!

Our Murder Mystery themes

Check out our wide range of Murder Mystery themes below, which include themes as diverse as our Wild West adventure, ‘Death at Deadwood’ , our ever popular 007 mystery ‘Diamond Eye, and our ABBA themed ‘Take a Chance on Murder!’ We are constantly developing new themes throughout the year, so make sure you visit us frequently to discover what new mysteries are waiting to be solved!

Play Dead’s Bespoke service

We’re sure you can find a theme below to match your mood, but for those out there who would like to experience something truly unique for your venue, event or special occasion, then why not take advantage of our bespoke service.  Watch our sample video for an example of how we can create a Murder Mystery theme just for you; remember, the only limit is your imagination!

Our Mysteries !


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