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 1 to 6 of 6

Death at the Tenth by Archie Wilson
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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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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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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The School Reunion by Archie Wilson
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: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Wake by Archie Wilson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 7. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 15 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 100 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisHavelock Cartwright, magician and illusionist, has died. He has asked that a wake be held in memory of his life and that people should have a “bloody good time”. To help matters along he has declared that his last will and testament be read during the wake. This is done and there are some very, very disgruntled family members, some of whom want revenge! Sherbert Holmes assists finding the culprit.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Wedding Reception by Archie Wilson
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 20 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 30 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.
SynopsisThe match between Dillon and Lindi is not to everyone's taste, and their wedding brings all the animosity within and between the two families to the surface...
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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