Lazy Bee Scripts
Audience-Participation Murder Mystery Search Results


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.

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Death By Paintbrush by Lesley Gunn
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisLord Rothersfield's will, and with it the fate of his family, depends on the death of his wife. A household gathering for a portrait is interrupted by an unexpected death. Inspector Moody and PC Sullen investigate - with help from the audience.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £30  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death of a Well-Spoken Gentleman by Stuart Ardern
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 0. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 35 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe ladies of the Women's Institute are gathering to hear a talk on the history of a local family and their stately home, but there are undercurrents of resentment, jealousy and deceit. Then, just as the meeting is starting, the guest speaker is found murdered... WI members are called-upon to make witness statements (which could be read rather than memorised) and the audience is called-upon to solve the case.
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death on Delivery by Richard Adams
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
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.
SynopsisThe widowed Ada has moved in with her dottie sister, Annie. Ada is distracted from writing her will because someone keeps delivering groceries that they haven't ordered. So what's going on? Why does this lead to murder? Can the audience, with the help of Detective Chief Inspector Cleveleys, solve the mystery?
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Dial M for Monster 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: 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.
SynopsisSCREAM!, the Secret Coven Reuniting Evil and Monsters holds an annual meeting to review the past year's mayhem and to look forward to the new. Their leader, Granny, the little old lady, who has ruled the organisation with an iron fist, is planning to retire. Everyone hopes to be the new top dog (especially the Werewolf - well, he has the pedigree.) However, Granny reveals that she has different ideas...
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Dig For Vengeance by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 40 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 explosive murder of an outwardly popular villager brings Detective Inspector Murray to Sodbury End, where outward appearances prove to be deceptive - not everyone was happy with the behaviour of the late Mrs Jardine...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Ding Dong Dell - Kitty's Down The Well! by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
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.
SynopsisKitty Blaine, the casting director of a pre-war repertory company, has been stabbed and her body dumped in a well – a prop made of canvas and plywood. Police Inspector Laura Lovelace is soon on the scene, but will need the help of the audience to find out whodunnit.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £30  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Downtown Crabbey by Joanne Mercer
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 15 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 5 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 around 1900. A Hotel Inspector is due to inspect Downtown Crabbey, a hotel designed for young American travellers to feel at home in London. His arrival is causing something of a panic, but before he can complete his work, events take an unfortunate turn…
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Dying For A Drink by Ian McCutcheon
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 30 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.
SynopsisEmma Royde is a wealthy widow with a drink problem. And to make matters worse, she’s had an anonymous letter, telling her that one of the beneficiaries in her will is going to kill her. So is it wise of her to invite them all to her home…….?
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Elvis Presley Convention by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 20 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 55 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. A mix of scripted elements and improvisation based on plot and character briefs. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt is time for the annual Elvis Presley Convention to find out which of the King’s pretenders can claim his crown for this year. But with a killer in their midst, the party is about to be All Shook Up! Enter the redoubtable DCI Sherbert Holmes, super sleuth, to track down the murderer with the help of the guests, and have the guilty party doing the Jailhouse Rock!
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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An Extortionate Death by Ian McCutcheon
Best Seller
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 questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisAccomplished professional blackmailer, Jack Hammer is normally very careful never to meet his victims - or the police - but now he has invited a collection of his current targets to his country house. But far from blackmail, the result of the encounter is murder!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £25  Buy the pack and rights here.
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