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'Blue Murder at Bluestone Hall' by Cheryl Barrett

Blue Murder at Bluestone Hall by Cheryl Barrett
Blue Murder at Bluestone Hall
by Cheryl Barrett
What's It All About?
  • A Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience
  • The cast perform a script
  • The audience members question the cast
  • The audience try to work out whodunnit

What Does Lazy Bee Scripts Provide?
Lazy Bee Scripts supplies a pack of material, including:-
  • An Overview for the Organiser, including
    • Guidelines for running the mystery
    • Suggested timings
  • The script for 3 scenes
  • Character Briefs for each character
    • Character description
    • Character history
    • Motivation
  • The Solution
    • A final scripted scene
  • Additional Materials
    • Detective Sheets for the audience to submit their accusations
What's an Interactive Murder Mystery?
  • A combination of drama from an acting company and detective work from the audience
  • In this case
    • The cast perform three scripted scenes during which there's a murder. A detective is summoned.
    • The detective enlists the audience to interrogate the suspects and make written accusations.
    • When the audience have made their accusations, the cast play a final scripted scene in which the murderer is revealed.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 3 men and 7 women
    • One set comprising furniture
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 50 minutes
    • Audience interrogation: 10 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
It is 1923 and Lady Constance Dunne-Wittering is hosting a meeting at Bluestone Hall, the country estate she shares with Lord Henry. Present in the house are:
The Bluestone Hall butler, Fetchitt.
Victoria Sponge the cook.
The new maid, Tia Maria.
Henrietta Soufflé wife of the local vicar.
Lady Constance's daughter, Lady Dorothy.
Lady Constance’s personal secretary, Anna Conda.
Major Freddie Dunne-Wittering. Lord Henry's brother.
Ivanna Foxtrot, the Major's fiancée,
When someone screams blue murder and interrupts afternoon tea, Lady Constance is not amused. Hapless Detective Inspector Mayday arrives to investigate the killing. He soon realises that more than one person has a motive. The question on everyone's lips is whodunnit?
'Blue Murder at Bluestone Hall' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £20.50 for the Murder Mystery Pack
    • Download from the Lazy Bee Scripts web site as a zip file
    • Contains master files of all essential materials
    • Can be used multiple times by your acting company (but you need a performance licence for each performance)
  • A fee of £34.50 for each live performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
  • A fee of £34.50 for each livestreamed performance to a paying audience.
  • A fee of £17.25 for each livestreamed performance to a non-paying audience.
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