The Detectives is an interactive murder mystery, where one of the characters is poisoned and the audience are invited to work out who the killer is. The story is set in a cabaret in England with three main characters Michael Kay, a magician, his wife Sylvia Kay, a dancer and their colleague Christopher O'Connel, a clown.
The show holds our attention with the cabaret, the clown and Sylvia's open flirtations and her husband’s jealousy. Not only is the story captivating, but the logical solution to the mystery is also satisfying. The Detectives is the most popular show in the repertoire of the theatre. It has been played hundreds of times in many different countries.
The director talks about the show.