Your costume suggestion
You are a woman of a certain age and wealth, so you dress the part in a high-collared, long dress adorned with heavy jewellery and a multitude of furs. Your hair is tightly pinned into a bun and your make-up is thick.
You’re a Duchess, what else is there to say?
INTRODUCE YOURSELF AT THE START OF THE GAME BY READING THIS
I am the Duchess of Downton, as I’m sure you’re all aware. I’m traveling to visit my sister in Sofia, Bulgaria, which also happens to be her name. I thought it would be a pleasant journey but this ghastly murder is enough to put one off one’s Earl Grey! Naturally, a woman of my standing can’t be a suspect. Even if I had a gun, which I don’t, where would I keep it? In my harrrrndbarrrrrg?