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Blog: Back by Popular Demand, Immerse and Dine Onboard ‘The Murdér Express’

Immersive dining experts Funicular are transporting passengers back to the glamour of the 19th century, with ‘The Murdér Express'. Guests will enjoy delectable cocktails at Pedley Street Station’s ‘Seven Sins’ bar before boarding a lavish train carriage destined for the fictional town of Murdér in France. Whilst on board, they’ll be treated to a brand new four-course meal created by MasterChef 2016 winner, Jane Devonshire. What could possibly go wrong? ‘The Murdér Express' is departing from 11th January - 31st March. Tickets available from £53. For more information, please visit

There’s a special kind of thrill that comes with train travel in the 19th century. The practice is in its infancy, and therefore passengers ride for pleasure, not necessity. Guests on ‘The Murdér Express' will enjoy all the decadence of the era, with lavish surroundings and an indulgent four-course meal created by the winner of MasterChef 2016. Praised for her creativity, inspiration & skill, Jane Devonshire has designed a menu fit for the noblest 19th-century passenger. The indulgent four-course meal is suitable for all dietary requirements and will feature delicious Edamame Bean Bruschetta, fragrant Roasted Garam Masala Cauliflower, succulent Lamb Three Ways with Olive, Tomato and Harissa, Brocolli Steak infused with Tahini, Sesame and Chilli, and Apricot and Ginger Polenta Cake. On their journey, guests will be joined by an East End costermonger, a music hall star, a widow in search of adventure and a local antique dealer. They’d better hope that The Murdér Express isn’t as ominous as it sounds, because if there is evil afoot, everyone is a suspect.

Funicular are a passionate collective of creators specialising in creating truly immersive experiences. 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 all over the world. This is the second time ‘The Murdér Express’ will be departing from Pedley Street Station, following the spooky mystery ‘Journey To The Underworld’ and the festive adventure ‘The Greatest Snowman’. Funicular's ‘The Murdér Express' opens on Friday 11th January 2019, and will run until 31st March. For more information please visit

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