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Murder on the International Space Station

Murder on the International Space Station

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

03 September 2014

Carter Observatory plays host to a Halloween party with a difference this October when tricks and treats take a turn for the worse on the International Space Station. Someone has been murdered, and there is nowhere to run when you’re in space. Carter Observatory and improvisation troupe, Best on Tap present Murder Mystery on the International Space Station on Thursday 30 October & Friday 31 October at 7pm.

Guests are invited to join the murder mystery evenings to help solve the dastardly death. There are many odd characters wearing many odd disguises on board- But who dunnit?

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Featuring :

Ariane Puissant is Head of Puissant Industries and Captain of the ‘Solar Flare’. She grew up in a small farming village in the South of France. Puissant Industries is a world leader in space travel. Played by Nicola Pauling
Dr Astrid Leech is a medical school graduate and was chosen out of thousands of applicants for the position as Doctor on the space station. She feels it’s her duty to not only look after her colleagues but most importantly help them cope with the extreme circumstances of space. Played by Kate Wilson
Burro' Sanchez Gonzalez is husband to Ariane Puissant and the chirpy purser aboard the space station - he likes to think he puts the 'Flare' in Solar Flare. Played by Geoff Simmons
Dr Vladamir Pierce is a Researcher who needs space, a slightly awkward member of team ‘Solar Flare’ (he hates the name). He is very scholarly, but can be the life blood of the party. He likes practical jokes, but often gets under peoples’ skin. Played by Anton van Halden
"Max the Engineer." Although the Captain doesn’t know it, Max is the baby she gave up 25 years ago, who has now tracked down his estranged mother and secured a place on her space station. Is Max’s CV accurate: a highly trained, passionate engineer? Or is this bright spark actually a fraud? Played by Matt Hutton (Thurs 30th and Mary Little Friday 31st)
Ursula Undress is the Public Relations Manager for Puissant Industries and in charge of media relations for this maiden voyage of the good ship Solar Flare. Ursula is a no-nonsense business woman with a keen eye for detail and a love of order. Played by Amy Williamson
Participants will explore the whole Observatory, planetarium and historic telescopes as they attempt to pick up the trail of the murderer. There will be wine and canapés throughout the evening.
Thursday 30 October & Friday 31 October at 7pm
$75 per person, $70 Star Pass holders/concession
Group rates available—please ask us for more information.

Over 18’s only, booking essential as space is limited. Call 04 910 3140 or email carter@wmt.org.nz to book
48 hour cancellation policy applies. See website for details.

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