2 April 2015

The Last Hours of Laura K

The BBC's Writersroom has launched a game-changing "immersive online murder mystery" that puts the audience at the heart of the story.

The Last Hours of Laura K consists of 24 hours of "raw" footage (from fictional surveillance programme SATURNEYE) of Laura's final hours before her murder.

Users also have to find clues and motives in the online lives of Laura's friends and colleagues via their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram profiles.
"I don’t want to live in a world where everything that I say, everything I do, everyone I talk to, every expression of creativity, love or friendship, is recorded." - The Edward Snowden quote that inspired the BBC's project
How the game works becomes a lot clearer in the following video, in which Gabriel Bisset-Smith (co-writer and director of the project) demonstrates how to investigate suspects from the captured video, phone calls, texts, photographs and social media profiles...

Website: thelasthoursoflaurak.com
Twitter: @LasthoursofLK