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'Getting Away With It' by Richard Adams

Getting Away With It by Richard Adams
by Richard Adams
What's It All About?
  • A Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience
  • The cast perform a script
  • 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 preparing the mystery
    • Guidelines for running the mystery
    • Suggested timings
  • The script for 8 scenes
  • 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
    • Getting Away With It is a scripted murder mystery, played-out in three locations (which could all be part of a single set).
    • The cast performs eight scripted scenes, before the audience is invited to submit solutions to the mystery.
    • Finally, the cast plays a final scene in which the murderer is revealed.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 4 men and 4 women
    • One set comprising furniture
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 60 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
DCI Ben Cleveleys is approaching retirement and, with the help of his Detective Sergeant, Sandra Thornton he wants to go out on a high. However, there are people in his life with other ideas:
For a start, there's Linda Cleveleys, Ben's long-suffering wife.
Then there's PC Graham Fisher, a police officer with a grudge against his superior.
Meanshile, Cleveleys is investigating Dudley Huggins a murder suspect.
Fighting Dudley's corner is his sister, Phyllis Hancock.
Forensic pathologist, Freddie Newbold is thrown into the mix.
Finally, there's Simone, a flirtatious café proprietor.
It turns out that Cleveleys' last case is more complicated than he expected, especially when there is another murder...
'Getting Away With It' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £21.75 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 £35.00 for each live performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
  • A fee of £35.00 for each livestreamed performance to a paying audience.
  • A fee of £17.50 for each livestreamed performance to a non-paying audience.
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