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.

Scripts 21 to 30 of 81
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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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Ding Dong or Murder at the Belfry by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 90 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.
SynopsisSACS, a bell-ringing society have won a prestigious competition in Oxford. They throw a party to celebrate their triumph, inviting the whole church congregation. During the celebrations the door bursts open and a ringer from a rival group, barges in accusing SACS of stealing her society’s composer. An 'accident' follows. Super sleuth Sherbert Holmes is needed to help the guests solve a dastardly murder!
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Fashionable 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: 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisToday is Saturday 13th August 2016 and you are getting ready for the latest fashion show from Harpers Fashion House; The Siddlington Collection. A select audience and members of the press have been invited to witness this exciting event. However all is not running smoothly behind the scenes and tension and tempers are running high.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Foulplay at Fotheringhay by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 30 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisTomorrow will be Laura's 70th birthday and her 3 sons have arranged a treat. The family has rented a cottage, Castle Hall House, in the picturesque village of Fotheringhay. They plan to spend the weekend together, exploring the history of the area. The hall at Fotheringhay Castle was the scene of the trial of Mary Queen of Scots in 1586 and the scene of her execution in February 1587. Some may say she had committed treason – others may say she was murdered. But that trial is history now – there
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Frightful Evening by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. 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.
SynopsisCourtney Fish is a crime writer, and although rich and famous she has a serious heart condition. The beneficiaries to her will are due to gather at her home, and someone’s in for a fatal shock.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Good Deeds, Deadly Deeds by Karen Ince
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 80 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 5 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.
SynopsisChris is a successful businessman, recently widowed, living with his daughter Becca. Their life is interrupted by the arrival of his late wife's long-lost cousin, Nigel. Nigel joins Chris and Becca at a 'charity dinner and casino event', organised by their friend, Helen. Half way through the charity dinner, what could be a jolly evening is marred - by the discovery of a body.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £35.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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