Lazy Bee Scripts
'Event' 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 1 to 10 of 14
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Act of Union by Adam Croft
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: 30 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.
SynopsisAs the guests assemble for the reception following the wedding of Gary and Victoria Sponge, family feuds and class divides rise to the surface with a fiery passion. After all, blood is thicker than water… An murder mystery improvised by the actors from a scenario and character briefs, and solved by the audience.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Bowing Out by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 120 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 questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThere's bitter rivalry amongst a group of faded actors and television stars. This is largely a scripted mystery, but the actors need to improvise responses to audience questions from character briefs.
PriceScript pack: £25  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  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  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Lights, Camera, Murder by Andrew Hull
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 1.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 60 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.
SynopsisSiddlington Studios is shooting the latest British blockbuster, 'A Bittersweet Affair', and competition winners (the audience) have been invited along for a day to watch the filming and to see what goes on behind the camera. Tensions are running high amongst the cast and crew and eventually spill over into a murder - but it's down to the audience to name the guilty!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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M'Nango Valley 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 questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisOregon Smith, intrepid (and boastful) explorer, has purchased land on Stockgrove Park to build a theme park, celebrating African culture and history (in a slightly warped way!) The event is a gathering to launch the plans of the park to local residents and business representatives (the audience). The event is gatecrashed by a pair of eco-warriors and recriminations start to fly amongst Oregon's team, leaving the audience with two murders to solve!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Mates Meet Again by Really Horrid Productions
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 5. 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 local school reunion for the pupils from the early 1990's. Many of them have got in contact through the 'Mates Meet Again' web site, and the get-together has been organised by popular teacher Fennella Brodie. However, when the old headmistress arrives uninvited, recriminations start to fly, culminating in two murders!
Can the other reunion guests (the audience!) crack the case?
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Media Murder by Really Horrid Productions
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. 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.
SynopsisMax and Maggie Burdock, successful media tycoons, have invited the great and the good of the media world for the launch of their new channel. The launch should be a great occasion but as Max unveils details of a secretive hostile takeover, tempers flair and the guests are soon each others’ throats. Eventually two are murdered!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Murder Is Served by Jo West
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
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 questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisA surprise 80th birthday party for Clarissa Hopgood descends into chaos when Clarissa seems determined to upset her guests. This leads to unexpected revellations about members of the assembled company - and two dead bodies!
PriceScript pack: £18  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Murder on Air by Andrew Hull
Best Seller
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: 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.
SynopsisIt is September 1957 and the cast of long-running radio play, Major Siddlington Rides Out, are preparing to record the final episode. A select audience has been invited to witness this historic event and meet the cast and crew. However, tensions are running high and the cast and crew prove to be not quite the happy family that the public have been led to believe…
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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