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Murder at the Cadbury Mansion

Victoria Cadbury, the enigmatic heiress of the illustrious Golden Grove, has extended an invitation for an unparalleled dinner party at the grand Cadbury estate in a gracious nod to The Golden Grove Historical Society. Typically overlooked for such high-profile gatherings, the invitation's arrival in your mailbox left you in bewilderment and intrigue. The estate, a relic from the 18th century, whispers tales of tragedy and is notorious for the chilling reports of malevolent spirits that are said to roam its halls. Despite the daunting history that shadows the manor, an irrepressible curiosity tugs at your senses, compelling you to attend what promises to be an extraordinary event. With a mix of trepidation and anticipation, you realize this could be a pivotal chapter in your life. Here, against the backdrop of the storied Cadbury estate, your adventure begins.

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Guest List


Victoria Anne Cadbury
Heiress of the Cadbury Estate
The beautiful Victoria Anne Cadbury is the prim and proper heiress of the Cadbury Estate. Although Victoria is slightly mysterious, she is a gracious and welcoming hostess.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Elegant Victorian dress. Hair in an intricate up-do style.
 
Dustin Prince
Forensic Investigator at the Golden Grove Crime Lab
Dustin Prince is a charismatic gentleman. He’s ideal in every way – someone you’d love to take home to meet your parents.  But behind the scenes, he’s a lazy couch potato with an outrageous lack of etiquette! Ladies, this is one ‘gift’ you don’t want to open!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: CSI outfit (mad scientist costume or a lab coat over any casual wear). A fingerprint brush and powder are optional props.
 
Helmsley Grantington
Butler of the Cadbury Mansion
Next to sarcasm in the dictionary, Helmsley Grantington’s picture is plastered next to the description. Helmsley is a self-loving butler with a notorious problem of over-exaggeration.  
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Butler’s uniform (black suit or tux). A serving tray is an optional prop.
 
Chance Luminol
Director of the Golden Grove Crime Lab
Chance Luminol, a famous forensic scientist from New York City, is new to Golden Grove. Chance recently accepted a position as the director of the crime lab.  Egotistical sums up this celebrity doc in one word.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Forensic investigator uniform (mad scientist costume or a lab coat over any casual wear).  Any scientific equipment (i.e., test tubes, etc.) are optional props.
 
George Thomas Cadbury, III
Son of Victoria Anne Cadbury
George Thomas Cadbury is the son of Victoria Anne Cadbury. Known as the strong and silent backbone of the Cadbury family, this high-society gent is the one to ask if you need anything from the family.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Victorian-style attire. A cutaway knee-length frock coat, bowler hat, and high collar with bow tie. A monocle is an optional prop.
 
Sara Aupare
Nursemaid of the Cadbury Children
Sara Aupare is the demure caretaker of the Cadbury children. She has been a faithful and devoted nursemaid to the Cadbury family for many years.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Conservative long dress, Victorian style. A stocked diaper bag as an optional prop.

Appolonia Spectrals
Paranormal Investigator at Golden University
AAppolonia Spectrals is the mysterious paranormal investigator. Given her field of choice, Appolonia has a rather unpredictable pattern of behavior.  She’s a young and broke graduate student at Golden University.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Gothic clothing. As optional props, use any strange ‘measuring devices’ (which can be made out of cardboard).
 
Tracy Fibers
Forensic Lab Tech at the Golden Grove Crime Lab
Tracy Fibers is the leading trace evidence technician in the field of forensic science. She is talkative and goes on wild, random tangents during conversations. Her chattiness is probably caused by hanging out with microscopes more than people.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Lab coat with glasses, forceps, and baggies as optional props.

Elizabeth Cadbury
Wife of George Cadbury, III
Elizabeth Cadbury is the daughter-in-law of Victoria Anne Cadbury and wife of George Cadbury, III.  She has led a pampered life and is easily incensed if she doesn’t get her way.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Elegant Victorian dress. Hair in an intricate up-do style.
 
Miss Beatrice Marmson
Teacher at Golden Grove Elementary School
Miss Beatrice Marmson is the no-nonsense school teacher at Golden Grove Elementary. She teaches a strict curriculum in her kindergarten class and doesn’t tolerate nonsense in the classroom. She lives in a bungalow on the Cadbury property.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Conservative long dress. An apple and a ruler are optional props.
 
Sheriff Andrew Fife
Sheriff of Golden Grove County
It's hard to believe that a man as modest and self-doubting as Sheriff Andrew Fife could be the lawman of Golden Grove! Despite his gentle and kind nature, he struggles with low self-esteem. He maintains a close relationship with the Cadbury family, frequently visiting the Cadbury mansion.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Sheriff’s uniform. Sheriff’s badge and toy gun are props (optional).
 
Watson Sherlock
Homicide Detective of Golden Grove Police Department
Watson Sherlock is a tiger at the scene of a crime, but in real life, he’s a pushover.  He’s a shy wallflower, but his British accent is enough to win the ladies. 
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Detective clothing. A magnifying glass and notepad are optional props.
 
Dr. Newton Albert
Physicist at Golden University
Dr. Newton Albert is an outstanding member of the high–IQ society Minas International. He is also the leading researcher in the field of the quantum effects of ESP and telekinesis. He is out to prove that the human mind is a much more powerful organ than previously believed.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A nerdy professor outfit with unkempt hair. Optional props are pocket protectors filled with pens, taped glasses, and physics journal articles sticking out of the pockets.  A lab coat is optional. 
 
Ima Gudsweeper
Chambermaid of the Cadbury Mansion
Ima Gudsweeper is a woman of many personalities.  Some say she suffers from a severe case of schizophrenia. Still, insiders say her multiple personalities are due to boredom and loneliness from her position as a chambermaid at the Cadbury mansion.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Traditional maid uniform. A feather duster is an optional prop.
 
Tele N. Ewe & Her Crew
Investigative Field Reporter for CBC News
Tele N. Ewe is always on top of the latest stories—sometimes before they even happen! She’s an ultra-ambitious investigative reporter for the CBC television station and will stop at nothing to get the scoop.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Wear a reporter costume or any solid business casual attire. As additional props - a microphone (real or fake) and/or a notepad and pen.
 
Cooper Anderson & His Crew
Investigative Field Reporter for RBC News
Cooper Anderson is the ruthless investigative field reporter for RBC News. He will do absolutely anything to get the story before the competition.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Wear a
reporter costume or any solid business casual attire. As additional props - a microphone (real or fake) and/or a notepad and pen.

Jamie Bond
FBI Agent
Jamie Bond, a clandestine government operative, epitomizes the ultimate femme fatale. To the outside world, Jamie blends in as a quintessential high-society socialite. However, those within Jamie's trusted inner circle are privy to the truth: a formidable federal agent lies beneath the glamorous facade.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: An evening gown with a toy gun strapped to a garter belt as an optional prop.

 

Marcy Dark
District Attorney
Golden Grove criminals, beware! Marcy Dark is one of the most notorious criminal prosecutors in Golden Grove's history! She boasts about her career-long winning streak, and the 20-hour, 7-day work weeks are paying off for this legal diva! All work and no play seem to get Ms. Dark what she wants—at least, on the surface.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A business suit. A briefcase and glasses are optional props. Hair should be worn in a professional style, i.e., bun or twist.

 

Paul A. Tishon
Mayor of Golden Grove
Paul A. Tishon epitomizes the archetypical politician, where every word uttered is meticulously calculated and politically correct, and each move he makes is strategically aimed at garnering more support for the upcoming mayoral election.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A business suit.

 

Chief Clint Callahan
Police Chief of the Golden Grove Police Department
Chief Callahan is known to be a righteous vigilante who will cross over to the unethical side of the law if he needs to serve justice to a criminal. This is one outspoken police chief who knows how to cut through red tape…even if that means taking the law into his own hands!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Police uniform. Toy (fake) gun as a prop.

 

Professor Apari Shone
Ghost Chaser
Professor Shone is a light-hearted professor from the Paranormal Psychology department at the local university. This spirit-seeking entrepreneur owns a lucrative side business chasing ghosts and is known to often get in way over her/his head.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Ghostbuster costume with unkempt hair and glasses. Optional to wear a ghost costume.

 

William Ernest Cadbury
Son of Victoria Anne Cadbury
William Ernest Cadbury is Victoria Anne Cadbury's youngest son. William is known to be a tad overzealous on occasion, and it is rumored that he and his brother, George Thomas Cadbury, do not get along very well.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Victorian attire. A cutaway knee-length frock coat, bowler hat, and high collar with bow tie.

 

Eve Dance
Forensic Lab Intern
Eve Dance is a high-energy forensic science intern at the Golden Grove Crime Lab. She moved from Australia to be mentored by Dr. Chance Luminol!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Wear a lab coat and any scientific props (e.g., test tubes, beakers, gloves, etc.).

 

Delphine Graves
Paranormal Investigator, Golden University
Delphine Graves is the uber-wealthy paranormal investigator from Golden University.  She is a graduate student but lives off a hefty trust fund.  She gets whatever she wants, and the other students at the college don’t get along with her.  She claims they are all jealous of her. 
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Trendy gothic attire. Any strange measuring devices (can be made from cardboard) as optional props.  

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