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More information about all the murder mysteries described below can be found on the Lazy Bee Scripts web site (click on the titles).
However, unlike the play scripts, we display 'tasters' instead of the entire contents because many groups run these competitively, and would not want their audiences to be able to find out whodunnit in advance!
Prices and licensing arrangements can be found on the detailed pages or by clicking on the "Price" links.

Scripts 41 to 50 of 64
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Murder in Hollywood by Giles Black
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 30 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisMegalomaniac film director Mickey Moviemaker has a questionable approach to film making, accounting and his private life. Not only have such tactics made him many enemies, but new tensions arise as he battles to create his latest epic, a radical reworking of the life of Joan of Arc. Just as the first scene is filmed, there is a murder on the set, using a vital prop. Lieutenant Oscar Winner of the Hollywood Homicide Squad is called in to investigate.
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Murder Is Served by Jo West
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisA surprise 80th birthday party for Clarissa Hopgood descends into chaos when Clarissa seems determined to upset her guests. This leads to unexpected revellations about members of the assembled company - and two dead bodies!
PriceScript pack: £18  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Murder Most Legal by Roger Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 60 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisMurdoch 'Doc' McNee is the less-than-competent senior partner in a legal practice. Things come to a head whilst his office is being decorated and he has to use the reception area where stroppy staff and difficult clients are bound on various collision courses. The reading of a will brings enmity and angst to the fore - a trigger for murder...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Murder on Air by Andrew Hull
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 45 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt is September 1957 and the cast of long-running radio play, Major Siddlington Rides Out, are preparing to record the final episode. A select audience has been invited to witness this historic event and meet the cast and crew. However, tensions are running high and the cast and crew prove to be not quite the happy family that the public have been led to believe…
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Murder on the Menu by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 20 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThings are not going well at McMurdo Manor restaurant - there's chaos in the kitchen, unhappy diners and, to cap it all, a dead body...
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Murder Stakes by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 25 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisJim Carner is one of England’s most successful racehorse trainers… and one of the richest. He lives in considerable luxury with his girlfriend in a beautiful old Georgian manor house in the Widdleshire countryside. It’s no secret that he has made a will, in which there are very generous provisions for his girlfriend, his sister, and even his housekeeper. So do any of them have sufficient motive to hasten his death? You bet they do - it’s a racing certainty!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Mystic Myrtle by Richard Adams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisLaura Dent, Mystic Myrtle, her husband Hubert, Laura’s husband Lioneland Laura's sister Joyce each have a motive for killing one of the others. Who kills whom and how? It's up to the audience to solve the mystery with a little help from DCI Cleveleys.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Nightmare at Nightschool by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 17. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 15 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 15 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery which could be used at a private party (with guests taking roles) or performed to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisA pre-Christmas party for an evening class becomes hazardous when the lights go out on the entrance steps. The ladies of the class arrive and seem safe, but when the caretaker fixes the fault, a body is discovered...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Oliver with a Twist by Die Laughing Murder Mysteries
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 6.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 100 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors improvise the dialogue based on plot and character briefs. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisAn adult Oliver Twist, now a wealthy philanthropist, holds a fund-raising dinner, inviting a number of associates from his less-privileged childhood. But the evening soon descends into mayhem and murder. Who would ‘do anything’ for revenge?
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Pass the Poison by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 40 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors improvise the dialogue based on plot and character briefs. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe village hall party to celebrate the retirement of Betty Blocker is interrupted by the untimely death of one of the guests!
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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