Lazy Bee Scripts
Improvised 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.

Scripts 11 to 20 of 20
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Murder at the Manor by Really Horrid Productions
Best Seller
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.
SynopsisThe year is 1926. The place is the country estate of Sir Clive and Lady Clarissa, home to the Worthington-Jones family since the Seventeenth Century. The event is the evening meal to mark the start of a weekend retreat at the estate. The audience are all invited family friends and members of the family's aristocratic social circle. Arguments distrupt the jolly social occasion and family skeletons are unearthed, eventually provoking two murders!
PriceScript pack: £20  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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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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Pub Mystery by Sean Dooley
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 60 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for a private party in which each of the guests takes a role. The actors improvise the dialogue based on plot and character briefs. The participants have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe landlord has called all his staff together for a meeting to discuss the future of the pub. On the agenda are things such as an increase in prices, the quality of the food, the cleanliness of the rooms and an idea to re-develop the bar area to make it more sociable. It seems set to be a night of business, but soon the business turns to murder...
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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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
Best Seller
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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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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Who Sleighed Santa by Really Horrid Productions
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
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.
SynopsisSanta announces some unexpected plans for Christmas - so distrubing that members of his entourage are willing to contemplate murder!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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