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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 51 to 60 of 64
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Poison by Numbers by Jenny Gilbert
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 70 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 15 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.
SynopsisEveryone in the village who has money has been invited to artist Charles Crimson’s workshop to have an advanced viewing of his paintings and sculptures. An event which should be a social highlight turns to a disaster when...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Recipe for Murder by Really Horrid Productions
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 80 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.
SynopsisClint Plumb has invited an audience of valued customers and a few special guests to announce the long anticipated extension plans for the event venue. What should be a cause for celebration quickly descends into chaos as what Clint reveals is not quite what everyone expected! Sordid secrets, recriminations and blackmail finally end in a double murder!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Rehearsal for Murder by Andrew Hull
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 50 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt is October 2015 and the SOADS are rehearsing for their production of Twelfth Night. Before long some skeletons begin climbing out of a few closets. Can the director keep everyone in check or will there be bloodshed?
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Robin Hood and His Merry Menace 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: 90 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 historical re-enactment society is thrown into chaos when the chairman's proposal to rescue the society's finances is blocked by his wife (for reasons of historical inaccuracy). The squabbling eventually leads to a murder. Can PC Leighton Buzzard, a member of the society, solve the crime? Well, not by himself, obviously...
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The School Reunion by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 30 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 100 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 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.
SynopsisIt is 1995 and ‘A’ stream pupils from the Alderman Woodrow Secondary Modern School years 1960 to 1970 are having a reunion. Initiated by Wendy Parkhurst each member has been requested to wear St. Trinian style outfits or short trousers, shirt and tie for the men. Set in a village hall, with a three course meal, comprising “School Dinner” type food, the ex-pupils catch up with each other. Old rivalries surface jealously abounds.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Shotgun Wedding 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: 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.
SynopsisIt's the wedding reception for entrepeneur John Davenport and his bride, Juliet, thirty years his junior. They're running late and tensions are running high. Insults in the wedding speeches don't help matters, and shortly afterwards, a shot rings out...
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Sudden Death at Thornbury Manor by Chris Lewis & Carol Hutton
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 80 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 35 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 murder mystery presented as an old-fashioned radio play, with members of the company standing in front of microphones and making live sound-effects and announcements as they play-out the mystery, before mingling with the audience for informal interrogation.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Sugar and Vice by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 50 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.
SynopsisThe year is 1888 and in the house of a prosperous sweet manufacturer something stirs. The stirring is done by the Cook, Mrs Enid Baggins, who is putting the final touches to the secret recipe for the Davenport Dreadnought Drops. Sales of this new product are expected to enhance the fortunes of the Davenport family. But Mrs Baggins is found drowned in her own concoction and foul play is suspected. Can Inspector Pratt solve the case? Indeed, can the audience?
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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They Never See It Coming by Die Laughing Murder Mysteries
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe team behind the smash-hit ghost hunting show “Beyond Belief” gather to celebrate the winning of several awards. But one of the team is not entering into the spirit of things…
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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This Business of Murder by Mike Standing
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 60 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisSir Alan Sweetener is not a very nice boss, so when he announces he is going to sell the family confectionary business to a company of asset-strippers, everyone (including his own family) has a motive for murder.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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