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Scripted 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 Allotment Plot by Emma Northcott
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 6. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 70 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.
SynopsisBaldock Allotment Growers meet in their shed prior to their annual competition. With jealousy, rivalry, secrets and a shed packed with pesticides and sharp implements, what could possibly go wrong?
PriceScript pack: £16.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Board to Death by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
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.
SynopsisRicky T. Bridge is the owner and managing director of Health and Proficiency, a successful spa and fitness club. But his less than honest business dealings are about to be exposed at a potentially fatal board meeting...The Narrator, as master of ceremonies, distributes further evidence before the accusations, and revealing the solution at the end.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Body of the Play by Eileen Clark
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
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.
SynopsisIn the village hall, the rehearsal for a whodunnit, the props and the actors are going badly, missing and early, respectively. Then there is a problem that the cast and director had not anticipated in a murder mystery - a dead body.
PriceScript pack: £17.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Cold-Blooded Murder by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
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.
SynopsisPearl Barley is a devious, scheming woman, who has tricked her husband Charlie into marriage, and is about to take him to the financial cleaners. She also plans to blackmail two ‘old friends.' So is she playing a dangerous game by inviting them to join her and Charlie for a weekend at their country home...?
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Curiosity Killed the Caretaker by Patricia Gay
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
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.
SynopsisIn 1953, a week after the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, staff and residents of the Jubilee Hotel for Retired Gentlewomen are shocked by the murder of the hotel caretaker. Detective Inspector Prince investigates - and the audience members make accusations.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death and Waxes by Barry Wood
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 14.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 90 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 International Moustache Championships are being held in Edinburgh where Douglas Palmer is the current reigning champion, but there's a serial killer on the loose - one who targets victims for their facial hair. Of course there's a murder - but it takes three detectives (and the audience) to sort it all out.
PriceScript pack: £22.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £35.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death at the Shangri-La by Roger Lee
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 70 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.
SynopsisIn the Shangri-La Residential Home Martha died, even before the rest of the residents finished breakfast. That was when the trouble really started. Jenny and Ray's main concern is filling the newly created vacancy - but why is Ray pointing a gun at Major Backhurst? What has Heather, the care assistant overheard? Has Cedric noticed something he shouldn’t? Why is Aggie so annoyed with Victoria? And what will the Vicar learn about the deceased?
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  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: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Dig For Vengeance by Patricia Gay
Best Seller
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: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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