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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 90
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A Chicken Fried Murder by Kathleen Maule Holen
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 13. Minimum total without doubling = 13.
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.
SynopsisA New York property developer is causing disruption to a town with his plans for a chicken processing plant. Trying to get the buy-in of the townsfolk, he invites everyone to a fried chicken diner, but things don't go to plan.
PriceScript pack: £16.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Christmas on Croma Isle by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 10 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 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 questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe owner of a small, remote guesthouse and her guests meet on Christmas Eve - a gathering at which their tangled relationships come unravelled.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  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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Dead Men Don't Get Dessert by Die Laughing Murder Mysteries
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
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.
SynopsisBased in Chicago, 1929. A top secret meeting of the leading gangsters and criminal minds of the city has been organised by Sal Capone. The objective: to sign a syndicate pact to combine forces and unite against the Feds. But the arrival of PI Mike Slammer, a gumshoe hated by all the gang leaders present, changes the course of the evening. Slammer has an alarming revelation about an undercover Federal agent among the gathered fraternity.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  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 at the Tenth by Archie Wilson
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 0 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 70 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.
SynopsisHerbert Gloom, green keeper at the Primrose Hill Golf Club, has harboured a grudge against the entire club committee. The annual Club Dinner is the perfect opportunity to present his evidence of fraud, etc. During the evening he goes out of his way to be obnoxious to both committee and guests ending with a tirade against everyone present, with desperate effects.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death By Paintbrush by Lesley Gunn
Best Seller
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: £15.00  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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Scripts 11 to 20 of 90
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