Better the Devil You Know – Your roles

Here are your roles for the evening!

Optional dress suggestions: Dress as your pop-star character from their classic era, or any era you prefer. Fancy dress is optional but encouraged!

Catherine – you are Madonna! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are an American singer, songwriter and actress who began her career in the 80s. Often referred to as the ‘Queen of Pop’.

Clare – you are Geri Halliwell! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a singer most famous for being part of the Spice Girls in the 1990s.

Sara – you are Sonia! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a bubbly ginger pop princess known for her Eurovision entry ‘Better the Devil You Know’ in 1993.

Vickie – you are Cyndi Lauper! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are an American singer songwriter best known for her hit ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’.

Kate – you are Belinda Carlisle! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are known for being the lead singer of band The Go-Gos as well as your prolific solo career.

Sarah P you are Annie Lennox! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a Scottish singer, songwriter and political activist known for fronting ‘Eurythmics’ as well as your solo career.

Emma T  you are Siouxsie Sioux! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are best known as lead singer of 80s band ‘Siouxsie and the Banshees’.

Rae you are Britney Spears! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a hugely famous pop star known for your hits such as ‘Baby One More Time’ and ‘Oops I did it again’.

Siobhan H – you are Christina Aguilera! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a pop singer well known for hits such as ‘Fighter’ and ‘Beautiful’. You had a girl next door image but soon became known for your more ‘Dirrty’ style.

Lisa  you are Joan Jett! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are a rock ‘n’ roll pop singer best known for her hit song ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’

Sean  you are Jason Orange! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are best known for being a member of 90s boy band Take That.

Simon – you are Gary Barlow! You are a suspect and on the night will read a short script. You are best known for being a member of 90s boy band Take That and also had a less successful solo career.

 

Steve T – you are Jason Donovan! You are in a short scripted scene at the beginning of the activity. You are famous for your role in Neighbours, your pop career and your relationship with Kylie Minogue.

Mike H – you are Chesney Hawkes! You are in a short scripted scene at the beginning of the activity. You are most famous for your one hit wonder, ‘One and Only’.

Jen – you are Mel C. aka Sporty Spice! You are in a short scripted scene. You are best known for being a member of 90s girl band the Spice Girls.

Rachel – you are Emma Bunton aka Baby Spice! You are in a short scripted scene. You are best known for being a member of 90s girl band the Spice Girls.

Shirley – you are Mel B aka Scary Spice! You are in a short scripted scene. You are best known for being a member of 90s girl band the Spice Girls.

Allison – you are Victoria Adams/Beckham aka Posh Spice! You are in a short scripted scene. You are best known for being a member of 90s girl band the Spice Girls.

 

Mike D   you are Detective Pete Burns! You are a detective and on the night will interview witnesses. You are best known for being the frontman of Dead or Alive as well as your adventures in cosmetic surgery and appearance on Celebrity Big Brother.

Julian  you are Detective George Michael! You are a detective and on the night will interview witnesses. You are also the Team Leader and main spokesperson for your team. You are best known for being in 80s pop band Wham as well as your prolific solo career.

Doug  you are Detective Jimmy Somerville! You are a detective and on the night will interview witnesses. You are a Scottish pop singer known for your time with bands Bronski Beat and The Communards, and for your distinctive falsetto singing voice.

Gina   you are Detective Kim Wilde! You are a detective and on the night will interview witnesses. You are best known for hit songs such as ‘Kids in America’.

Carole  you are Detective Bonnie Tyler! You are a detective and on the night will interview witnesses. You are best known for your classic song ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ and possibly your dire performance at Eurovision.

 

Neil  you are Boy George! You are a witness and on the night, will be interviewed by a detective. You are famous for leading the 80s new romantic scene and your hits with Culture Club, such as ‘Karma Chameleon’.

Jonathan  you are Elton John! You are a witness and on the night, will be interviewed by a detective. You are a famous songwriter known for hits such as ‘Rocket Man’ and ‘Tiny Dancer’.

Judith  you are Olivia Newton John! You are a witness and on the night, will be interviewed by a detective. You are a singer and actress, famous for your role as Sandy in Grease and for hits such as ‘Xanadu’ and ‘Let’s Get Physical’.

Amy S  you are Janet Jackson! You are a witness and on the night, will be interviewed by a detective. You are famous for being a member of the Jackson family and have had a successful solo career including hits such as ‘Nasty’ and ‘That’s the Way Love Goes’.

Mike T   you are MC Hammer! You are a witness and on the night, will be interviewed by a detective. You were very famous for your hit ‘U Can’t Touch This’ as well as your incredible taste in trousers.

 

Ian –  you are Doctor Liam! You are a doctor and will deliver the Medical Report to the group. You are famous for being a member of Mancunian Britpop legends Oasis.

Chris  you are Detective Noel! You are a detective and will deliver the Police Report to the group. You are famous for being a member of Mancunian Britpop legends Oasis.

 

Jon  you are Jon Bon Jovi! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being the lead singer of classic rock band Bon Jovi known for hits such as ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’.

Liz – you are Pepsi! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being part of the famous backing singer duo Pepsi and Shirlie, who began life in Wham but also had two solo records of their own.

Tracy – you are Shirlie! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being part of the famous backing singer duo Pepsi and Shirlie, who began life in Wham but also had two solo records of their own.

Bill – you are Morten Harket! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are the Norwegian lead singer of synth-pop band A-Ha, known for hits like ‘Take On Me’.

Linda – you are Susanna Hoffs! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being a singer in all-female rock-pop band The Bangles, known for their hits such as ‘Walk Like An Egyptian’ and ‘Manic Monday’.

Emerson – you are Freddie Mercury! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being the lead singer of the hugely successful band Queen who had numerous hits including ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ and ‘We Will Rock You’ to name but a few. You knew how to rock a moustache.

Emma D – you are Debbie Harry! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are most famous for being the lead singer of American new-wave band Blondie and for being a fashion icon. Your biggest hits include ‘Heart of Glass’ and ‘Sunday Girl’.

Tom – you are Bruce Springsteen! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for your work with the E Street Band. You are nicknamed “The Boss”, and are widely known for your poetic lyrics and distinctive voice.

Antony – you are Adam Ant! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are the lead singer of British new-wave band Adam and the Ants, best known for hits such as ‘Prince Charming’ and ‘Stand and Deliver’.

Zoe – you are Toyah Wilcox! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are a well known singer and actress, with hits such as ‘It’s a Mystery’ and ‘I Want To Be Free’ included in your prolific and lengthy career.

Lynn – You are Lisa Stansfield! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are a British pop star who was discovered after winning a singing contest in 1980. Your hits include ‘All Around the World’ and ‘You Can’t Deny It’.

Rob – you are Keith Flint! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are best known for being The Prodigy’s lead vocalist. You’re also a firestarter, a twisted firestarter.

Sarah G – you are Kate Bush! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are an English singer-songwriter known for her distinctive soprano voice and hits such as ‘Wuthering Heights’.

Andy P – you are Richard Fairbrass! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are a singer and television presenter best known for your time in pop band ‘Right Said Fred’ with your brother Fred Fairbrass. You’re also too sexy for your shirt, so sexy it hurts.

Gavin – you are Howard Donald! You are a Team Leader and will be the lead spokesperson for your team. You are best known for being a member of 90s boyband Take That, and for being the one with the dreadlocks.

 

Kirstie – You are Gloria Estefan! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a famous, Grammy-award winning Cuban-American singer songwriter, most famous for hits such as ‘Conga’ and ‘Get On Your Feet’.

Ana – You are Bjork! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a quirky but well respected Icelandic singer, who began your career in The Sugarcubes but went on to have a strong solo career.

Katy – You are Gwen Stefani! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are the lead singer of ska-punk band No Doubt and also have a successful solo career. You are probably best known for the No Doubt smash hit, ‘Don’t Speak’.

Ste – You are Matt Goss! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a famous for being the lead singer of boyband Bros, along with your brother Luke.

Craig – You are Brian Harvey! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are best known for being the lead singer of 90s boyband East 17, famous for their hits ‘Stay Another Day’ and ‘House of Love’.

Dawn – You are Carol Decker! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are the lead singer of 80s band T’Pau, whose most famous hit was ‘China In Your Hand’.

Richard – You are Jarvis Cocker! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are the lanky lead singer of 90s Brit pop band Pulp, and you also showed your distaste for Michael Jackson at the 1996 Brit awards.

Amy R – You are Cher! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. Actress, singer, gay icon – you’re known as the ‘Goddess of Pop’ for a reason!

Laura – You are Tiffany! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are an American pop star most famous for your hit teen anthem ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’.

Cheb – You are Bono! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a famous Irish singer/songwriter best known as being the singer for U2 and for your charity work.

Helen – You are Whigfield! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a Danish singer-songwriter, who took the 1990s by storm with your hit ‘Saturday Night’. The associated dance routine is still performed on wedding dancefloors to this day.

Lynsey – You are Chrissie Hynde! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are an American singer, known for your distinctive singing voice and string of hits with your band The Pretenders. You even had a cameo in Friends.

Ravvi – You are Prince! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are one of the best selling artists of all time and are known for your flamboyant performances and wide variety of musical styles. Your hits include ‘Purple Rain, ‘Little Red Corvette’ and ‘Raspberry Beret’.

Sylvie – You are Siobhan Fahey! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are an Irish born singer best known for being a member of 80s band Bananarama.

Emma C – You are Faye from Steps! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are most famous for being a member of 90s pop group Steps and for your iconic hairstyle of platinum blonde dreadlocks.

Donna – You are Paula Abdul! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a hugely successful female solo performer and choreographer who went on to be a judge on reality TV talent shows.

Steve C  you are Tony Hadley! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You were very famous in the 80s for being the lead singer of Spandau Ballet.

Andy G  you are Rick Astley! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are best known for your hit single ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’.

Mick  you are Jonny Rotten! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are an English punk rock singer, best known for being a part of The Sex Pistols in the late 1970s.

Lal  you are Stevie Wonder! You are a Gossip, which means you will take part in a special activity on the night. You are a hugely successful American singer/songwriter known for hits such as ‘Superstition’ and ‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours’.