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 9 of 9

Board to Death by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
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.
SynopsisRicky T. Bridge is the owner and managing director of Health and Proficiency, a successful spa and fitness club. But his less than honest business dealings are about to be exposed at a potentially fatal board meeting...The Narrator, as master of ceremonies, distributes further evidence before the accusations, and revealing the solution at the end.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  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 = 5. Minimum Female roles = 2. 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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Dying For A Drink by Ian McCutcheon
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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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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 Frightful Evening by Ian McCutcheon
Best Seller
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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A Legal Murder by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 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.
SynopsisHugh Balls is the senior partner in a firm of solicitors. But he has made many enemies among the staff. Several are angry enough to want to kill him. Is Balls about to come to a shocking end? The script also calls for a Narrator who acts as a master of ceremonies, distributing further evidence before the accusations, and revealing the solution at the end.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £30.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Little Willey Murder by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
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.
SynopsisThe Little Willey Players are assembled to hear their director's latest controversial casting choices. But that's not the only shock they’ll get, as there is about to be a murder in the village...
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Murder Stakes by Ian McCutcheon
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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisJim Carner is one of England’s most successful racehorse trainers… and one of the richest. He lives in considerable luxury with his girlfriend in a beautiful old Georgian manor house in the Widdleshire countryside. It’s no secret that he has made a will, in which there are very generous provisions for his girlfriend, his sister, and even his housekeeper. So do any of them have sufficient motive to hasten his death? You bet they do - it’s a racing certainty!
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Who Killed Rob Cockyn? by Ian McCutcheon
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
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.
SynopsisRob Cockyn is in serious financial trouble. His chain of fish and chip restaurants, largely financed by loans from business associates and an ex-lover, is facing bankruptcy. Rob has been forced to call a creditors’ meeting. But has he had his chips?
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience: £25.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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