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M**der Village: An Improvised Whodunnit

It’s M**der most foul. It’s the crime of the century. It’s Agatha Christie, improvised – and it’s playing The Butterfly Club in a new regular monthly show. After sell-out seasons at the 2018 Melbourne Fringe and 2019 Melbourne Comedy Festival, this cast of suspects are ready for more…

Step into the world of a classic English M**der mystery. M**der Village: An Improvised Whodunnit is the critically-acclaimed improvised comedy experience that brings the world of Christie to life, complete with mysterious characters, devilish red herrings, clever clues, and an amateur sleuth always on hand to outsmart local law officials and solve the case themselves.

Each month sees a new whodunnit spun from the mind of Melbourne’s best improvising comedians. Hailing from The Big HOO-HAA!, Impro Melbourne and Impromptunes, these hilarious performers weave your suggestions into a fiendishly clever puzzle for you to solve. Your votes decide via secret ballot who lives, who dies and who will be unmasked as the killer. No two shows are ever the same!

 M**der Village opens its gates to visitors on the final Saturday night of each month. You are cordially invited to join us inside for an evening of high tea, bridge… and M**der!

“Highly recommended – silly, clever, unexpected, the audience was glued to their seats for the whole 60 minutes. See it at least once!” – Pop Culture-y

“An evening where reveling in death and M**der is turned into wholesome fun.” – Stage Whispers

 "You can bet your life that seeing M**der Village will be the perfect show to end your evening." – My Melbourne Arts 

“Unravel the perfect recipe for M**der with this hilarious improvised production.” – Weekend Notes

"A laugh-out-loud, rollicking good show; who knew M**der could be so entertaining?" – The Plus Ones


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The Butterfly Club is a licensed venue. Accordingly, patrons under 18 are only allowed on premises in the company of a parent or legal guardian.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We strongly encourage using public transport. The Butterfly Club is a short stroll from Flinders Street station and Melbourne Central, and an even shorter stroll from any tram that travels through Swanston or Collins Streets (get off at Town Hall).

If driving, you can find the best parking rates in the area by visiting (link opens in a new window).

How can I contact the venue with any questions?

Please call The Butterfly Club on 03 9663 8107 or visit our box office (the first room as you enter the Club) from 5pm to 8:30pm Monday to Saturday.

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds or exchanges. Exceptions are made in extraordinary circumstances at the Club's discretion: if there is a sensible reason why you should receive a refund, please contact us and we'll be happy to discuss.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. We have a full record of all attendees and will be able to let you in whether you bring a printed copy of your ticket or not.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?


Category Festivals