The year is 1953. The theft of a priceless necklace sends shockwaves through the high society of Exeter. Stolen from the home of the late Lady Von Melquis, the police are at a loss to identify the thief. Can you put the evidence together and solve the case?

Take the mystery home with you!

The Tears of Vienna is a crime scene in a box, containing everything you need to turn an empty room into a 1950s study where you will attempt to gather enough evidence to solve the mystery. Investigate the crime scene, take whatever notes you deem necessary, then re-group to go through your evidence and the suspect sheets provided. Will you identify the real thief?

'The Tears of Vienna' ready to play
‘The Tears of Vienna’ ready to play

Game time: 45-60 minutes per team
Team size: We recommend this game for groups of 4 to 16 people, played in teams of 1, 2 or 3.
Requirements: An empty or uncluttered room to set up in, with a table, chair and a window.

Each box is available to hire from us for periods of up to 3 days, either Tuesday to Thursday or Friday to Sunday (if you require a longer hire period then get in touch). The available days below on the booking form denote the first day of the 3 day hire period.

We also highly recommend reading how it works before booking.