Interactive dining experience ‘The Murdér Express’ set out on its maiden voyage from Pedley Street Station, London to the fictional town of Murdér in France.
Entering via the Pedley Street Station ‘Seven Sins’ Bar, passengers of ‘The Murdér Express’ whet their whistles whilst luggage was packed onboard. Joined by characters such as Frank, an East End Costermonger, Tilley, a music hall star, Vera, a widow in search of adventure and Cliff, a local antique dealer, guests including Chessie King, Harley St. Nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert and actress Anna Danshina embarked on the trip of a lifetime.
Boarding via the elegant dining car, featuring plush booth seating lit by period table lamps, guests enjoyed a three-course menu, designed by BBC One’s MasterChef 2016 finalists, Billy and Jack.
Funicular, is a passionate collective of experience creators from across the spectrum of theatre and storytelling, specialising in creating truly immersive experiences to engage all the senses.
Co-founded by entrepreneur, actor and scriptwriter Craig Wilkinson and production director Ed Borgnis, the Funicular team boasts years of experience bringing events and theatre to life for brands, clients and audiences all over the world.
Wilkinson and Borgnis, wanting to push and entertain audiences further than ever before, partnered with the aim of injecting new life into the immersive dining industry, introducing the very best in production technology and premium food offerings from chefs and culinary personalities, putting the audience at the heart of the action.
Set onboard a glamorous train with lavish furnishings, the brands debut show, ‘The Murdér Express’ will transport guests back in time to the grandeur of the 19th century. Travelling by train for pleasure is in its infancy and with it comes a special kind of thrill.
Guests will board via the elegant dining car, featuring plush booth seating lit by period table lamps. The menu, designed by BBC One’s MasterChef 2016 finalists, Billy and Jack, will be served as the story of the ‘The Murdér Express’ unfolds.
Funicular co-founder and production director Ed Borgnis comments: “Craig and I are incredibly excited to launch Funicular. We’re working with an extremely talented team and as such the production values of our debut show, ‘The Murdér Express’ will be world class as will the food. It’s a pleasure to have Billy and Jack on board.”