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'Seance for Murder' by Angela Lanyon

 
Seance for Murder by Angela Lanyon
by Angela Lanyon
What's It All About?
  • A Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience
  • The cast perform a script
  • 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
    • Suggested timings
  • The scripted scene
  • 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
    • A fully-scripted murder mystery in a single set.
    • The acting company perform a scene which ends with an offstage murder.
    • The audience record their accusations - not only naming the murderer, but also the victim!
    • The cast act-out a final scene in which all is revealed (or, at least, whodunnit, and what they done).
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 3 men and 4 women
    • One set comprising furniture and flats with practical doors/windows
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 70 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
Assembled for a séance, we find
The host, Alice Parkin the clairvoyant
Evelyn Johnson hoping to consult her late husband about moving house
Lizzie Johnson Evelyn's daughter, a teacher
Charles Fieldhouse a local reporter
Keith Rayburn a sceptic
Joyce Rayburn Keith's put-upon wife
Roger Young Alice's nosey neighbour
Things don't go well at the seance. In fact, they go so badly that there's a murder. But who? by whom? why? and how? And why wasn't if foreseen by Alice?
'Seance for Murder' - 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 £30.00 for each performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
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