Lazy Bee Scripts
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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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: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Legal Murder by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisHugh Balls is the senior partner in a firm of solicitors. But he has made many enemies among the staff. Several are angry enough to want to kill him. Is Balls about to come to a shocking end? The script also calls for a Narrator who acts as a master of ceremonies, distributing further evidence before the accusations, and revealing the solution at the end.
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Wake by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 15 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 100 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisHavelock Cartwright, magician and illusionist, has died. He has asked that a wake be held in memory of his life and that people should have a “bloody good time”. To help matters along he has declared that his last will and testament be read during the wake. This is done and there are some very, very disgruntled family members, some of whom want revenge! Sherbert Holmes assists finding the culprit.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Wedding Reception by Archie Wilson
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: 30 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.
SynopsisThe match between Dillon and Lindi is not to everyone's taste, and their wedding brings all the animosity within and between the two families to the surface...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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