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'Death on Delivery' by Richard Adams

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Death on Delivery by Richard Adams
Death on Delivery
by Richard Adams
What's It All About?
  • A Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience
  • The cast perform a script
  • The audience members question the cast
  • The audience try to work out whodunnit

What Does Lazy Bee Scripts Provide?
Lazy Bee Scripts supplies a pack of material, including:-
  • An Overview for the Organiser, including
    • Guidelines for preparing the mystery
    • Guidelines for running the mystery
    • Suggested timings
  • The script for 8 scenes
  • The Solution
    • A final scripted scene
  • Additional Materials
    • Detective Sheets for the audience to submit their accusations
What's an Interactive Murder Mystery?
  • A combination of drama from an acting company and detective work from the audience
  • In this case
    • After an introduction from the detective, the cast play out a scripted mystery in which a murder takes place.
    • The action mainly takes place in one set (a living room), but with episodes - played in areas of the same stage - in other places.
    • After the murder, the audience get to interrogate the cast and make their accusations.
    • The mystery is wrapped-up in a final scripted scene.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 4 men and 4 women
    • One set comprising furniture and practical doors/windows
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 45 minutes
    • Audience interrogation: 10 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
Detective Chief Inspector Ben Cleveleys is here to conduct the audience through an unusual case...
Widow Ada Parsons has recently moved in with her sister
That sister is Annie Smith who is elderly, deaf and, to put it politely, excitable.
They keep getting visits from delivery man George Pearson who keeps bringing groceries they haven't ordered.
This surprises his friend Geoff Spencer who just happens to be Ada's son-in law.
His wife Rose Spencer is concerned about her mother,
Rose confides in Rita Reynolds an old friend
Rita works for Charles Robinson the solicitor who is helping Ada write her will.
So what's going on? Is Annie safe on her own? Is anyone else safe in her company? And who keeps sending them groceries?
'Death on Delivery' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £15.00 for the Murder Mystery Pack
    • Download from the Lazy Bee Scripts web site as a zip file
    • Contains master files of all essential materials
    • Can be used multiple times by your acting company (but you need a performance licence for each performance)
  • A fee of £20.00 for each performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
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