What is Host a Murder?

“Host-a-Murder” is a dinner party murder mystery game, run at various locations around Sydney, Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and can also conduct a Host a Murder in your own home or office or a location of your choice.

The Host a Murder Company

Sydney entrepreneur Peter Eedy began Host-a-Murder in 1988, when he became the first restaurant in the world to put on murder mysteries over dinner. He went on to create the world record for the biggest Host-a-Murder ever held at 300 people in one sitting.

Today, the Host-a-Murder team conducts Lunches, Dinners and High Tea for Team Building,Hens Nights, Christmas Parties, Birthday Parties, Farewells, Fundraisers, Product Launches, we even conducted a Host a Murder Wedding! We’ve held Events from all over Australia from Tasmania to Adelaide and from Brisbane to Melbourne.

Our clients range from eclectic family groups to some of the largest corporations in Australia! And we are the only company that offers a money back guarantee for Team Building!
Check out our Testimonials from Some of our Clients!
We were also invited to do a Host a Murder for New South Wales Parliament House!

And we also offer an incredible prize! All winners are invited for Free Hi Tea in Katoomba to Participate in The Big Playoff. Winners from the playoff will be placed in a draw and the ultimate winner will win a free stay in a beautiful villa in Fiji with five friends for six nights!
Check out www.holidayhomefiji.com to view this extraordinary prize!

  • Established for over 25 years
  • First to bring Murder Mystery into Restaurants
  • World Record 300 Host a Murder participants in one sitting.
  • Invited by New South Wales Parliament House to conduct Host a Murder Hi Teas overlooking The Sydney Botanical Gardens
  • Our Clients have include AMP, Coopers, The Treasury, The Reserve Bank, Macquarie Bank, Anthony Robbins Team, Toshiba, Toyota etc
  • Each player has a chance to win a free stay in Fiji with five friends in a beautiful villa


Host a Murder has a highly professional team filled with energy and is there to facilitate the game, explain the Rules, set the scene and will be there through out the game for 3 -3.5 hours answering any questions you have.  We will provide manuals, secret clues and maps.  And will make sure that your murder mystery party is well organized and is filled with fun and laughs.

Some of our staff are also comedians and if you would like we can also provide comedy to warm up the crowd before Host a Murder  for an added fee.  For more information regarding this service please contact us on 0415549785.

Peter Eedy

Founder & CEO

Peter Eedy introduced murder myster nights to Australia 27 years ago and went on to create a world record for the biggest Host a Murder ever held (300 people in one sitting). He was recently invited to parliament house NSW to conduct Host a Murder high teas. He has utilized Host a Murder for birthdays, Christmas parties, Hens nights, Team building, reunions, farewell dinners, and weddings.

Thao Cao

Marketing Manager

Thao is Head of marketing and is a professional multi award winning stand up comedian having performed all over Australia including The Adelaide Fringe Festival and The Melbourne International Comedy Festival.  She did her first solo show at the Sydney Fringe Festival in 2015 and which was a huge success!

Martin Henchion

Sales Representative

Martin Henchion began his career in entertainment in 2002 as a stand up comedian in Galway, Ireland.  By mid 2004 Martin had become a full time professional comedian performing at comedy clubs, festivals and corporate events all over Ireland.  It was also in 2004 that Martin began his career as an event organiser and promoter.   Martin expanded his entertainment career to include hosting trivia events and MCing corporate functions and is one of the founder of the Wollongong International Comedy Festival.


A highly professional murder mystery team with 25 years experience, providing a unique, customized, funny and entertaining dining event that is suitable for all ages and cultures.

Our Extra Host a Murder Service

1. Catering
We have a qualified Chef who can provide a Menu for your function for $40 pp within the Sydney Metropolitan Area can serve food and clean up as we go.

Buffet Menu

  • Servings of roast pork fillets, soy chicken, barbeque duck and  fresh  prawns
  • Salads –  Tossed coleslaw with pineapple and ginger dressing
  • Rice salad with almonds, sultanas, pineapple and shallots  served in a Chinese vinegar and sesame oil dressing
  • Tossed rocket salad with walnuts and pumpkin and Feta
  • Desert – alternating Chocolate mud cake and lemon cheesecake

NOTE: You  supply Cutlery and plates

Cost per head;
Price per  head  $75 includes above menu  and The Game of Host a Murder  with a host.   We clean up as we go
Cost includes Buffet, table service & a host to take you through the game
You supply Plates cutlery and   have the table set
Mob 0402299956   EM :petereedy@bigpond.com

2. Cooking Classes
Our Very qualified Chef and cooking instructor has cooked for Prince Charles, Mick Jigger, and the previous Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau.  He has worked all over the world in such establishment as Carriers Restaurant London, The Garden Palace Hotel London, The Café De Paris in Ritz Carlton Montreal and The Out Riggers in Diamond Head Hawaii.  For $70 per person Peter will teach you an entrée, main, desert of your choosing. For a total of $105 you will get to play host a murder after your cooking class.
Cookery Classes will start at 2pm and  the murder mystery game will begin at 6pm dining on the dishes that you have prepared.  You will have to organise the venue either your home or a hall which has a suitable kitchen.

3. Comedy
We have staff that are also comedians and will be able to provide entertainment prior to the host a murder game.  This is a great opportunity to warm up the participants and get them in the mood for laughs.
One of our facilitator is a multi awarding winning comedian Thao Thanh Cao will do 15 mins for $150 check out her video

4. Fiji Villa
If you wish to view the prize or are interested in staying in a beautiful villa in Fiji on a lake 10 minutes walk from the Beach which has five bedrooms sleeps 6-10 people for $250 PER PERSON PER WEEK.   Please click on the website www.holidayhomefiji.com