Public events

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“The fiercely successful A Door in a Wall is back for another instalment of their murder mystery tour”
Time Out, 14 March 2013

Upcoming events

Horses for Corpses

Horses for Corpses

Public game

An up-and-coming agent in the world of horse racing has been sent to the knackers in mysterious circumstances! Saddle up your team of sleuths to solve the case.

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A Veiled Threat

A Veiled Threat

Public game

The mysterious and venerable Blight family are gathered for a wedding. Find clues, solve puzzles and charm characters scattered around a rambling townhouse to uncover their secrets before the knot is tied!

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Played to Death

Played to Death

Public game

A famous composer is murdered at the hands of a musician, but which one? Gather a team of detectives and explore the nearby streets to discover who orchestrated this deadly arrangement.

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An Appetite for Murder

An Appetite for Murder

Public game

A chef has been murdered! Can your team of detectives find the evidence hidden in London's streets?

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The Life and Death of Paul Marrane

The Life and Death of Paul Marrane

Public game

Choose an allegiance and explore East London to discover the ancient secrets of a perfect stranger.

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A Stab in the Dark

A Stab in the Dark

Public game

Take a trip into the world of 1970s horror with our new murder mystery treasure hunt, unravelling this autumn.

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The Diplomatic Corpse

The Diplomatic Corpse

Public game

An exotic new murder mystery treasure hunt, where you become embroiled in a diplomatic incident

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Dead Man's Hand

Dead Man's Hand

Public game

Jack Spade thought he had been dealt all the right cards, but reckless gambling seems to have cost him his life...

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Two Tribes

Two Tribes

Public game

Solve puzzles and seek clues around East London to reconcile a pair of rival bands.

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A Crime of Fashion

A Crime of Fashion

Public game

A new collection has hit the catwalk, but its celebrated designer lies dead. Who is responsible for this unfortunate fashion victim?

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Apocalypse How?

Apocalypse How?

Public game

Arthur Geddon thought he could avert an impending apocalypse, but who among the faithful wanted him out of the way?

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Sheiks On A Plane

Sheiks On A Plane

Public game

They say air travel is the safest form of transport...

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Novel Entertainments

Novel Entertainments

Public game

A night of live, experimental games downstairs at The Book Club.

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Mob Justice

Mob Justice

Public game

Judge Andrew Rhee's daughter has been kidnapped. Can you find her before she becomes a victim of mob justice?

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Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies

Public game

Was Luz Morales killed by a deadly pandemic, or another kind of menace?

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Murder Killed The Radio Star

Murder Killed The Radio Star

Public game

Tabloid splash Eva After has met an untimely end. Has someone buried more than the ledes?

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An Expedition With Mr Mirrors

An Expedition With Mr Mirrors

Public game

"A mirror: dusty, spotted with age, oddly unreliable. Sometimes it shows the crumbling attic you are standing in. Sometimes there's nothing there at all. Sometimes, you see a reflection of your younger self, in a happy crowd, glowing with success. Once, a shadowy figure stands behind you."

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A Brush With Death

A Brush With Death

Public game

Critic Charles van der Rood has suffered a mysterious art attack.

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The Enhanced Creativity Programme

The Enhanced Creativity Programme

Public game

This highly scientific programme built player's brainpower.

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Adventure Capital

Adventure Capital

Public game

An early treasure hunt that was a clue-packed race to the finish line.

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What people say

“It’s one of the best days out you could ever have by miles and the A Door In A Wall team are entertaining, fun and have the most diabolical minds for plotting.”

Londonist, 22 October 2012

“The producers have found intriguing locations to hide puzzles and characters...and it doubled up as a raucous performance by a select cast of young actors.”

Quadrapheme.com, 10 May 2014

“I would urge you to get tickets to this event as it’s a very fun and different way to spend an evening with a group of friends in London.”

ONIN London, May 2014

“Four and a half hours flew by in a haze of information, interaction and performance...Surely this is only the natural evolution of the murder mystery party?”

Macs Magazine, June 2014

“A fine idea for a murder mystery with a difference, great for team work and some creative 'outside the box' thinking.”

MTV Travel

“Part murder mystery, part treasure hunt, part accidental pub crawl, A Door in a Wall run London adventures with a team of actors poised with clues and drama to entertain as you play detective.”

Buzzfeed, December 2014

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