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'Letters In Evidence' by Jane Morris

Letters In Evidence by Jane Morris
Letters In Evidence
A Dinner Theatre Murder Mystery
by Jane Morris
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 scripted scene
  • The Solution
    • A final scripted scene
  • Additional Materials
    • Seven pieces of evidence for the audience to examine
    • A 'tie break' question for the audience
    • 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
    • Letters in Evidence is a Murder Mystery designed to be played by 10 actors.
    • The actors perform a formal scene, then the audience receive additional written clues from which they try to solve the mystery
    • A final set of declarations from the actors reveals the guilty party.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 7 men and 3 women
    • 2 sets including furniture
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 55 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
The company play family members and associates of the recently deceased Pearl Richmond. These are:-

Marjorie Taylor Pearl’s 60 year-old daughter. Lives in Worthing looking after her mother. Volunteer at CAO. (Citizens Advice Office)
Julian Taylor Marjorie’s 60 year old ex- husband
James Taylor Marjorie and Julian’s 35 year old son
Rosa Richmond Pearl’s 50 year old daughter
Josh Ramsey Rosa and Bruce’s 30 year old son
Howard Richmond Pearl’s 55 year old son
Raymond Rendall Crime writer, aged 60. Next door neighbour to Marjorie and Pearl
Amy Greenwood Pearl’s carer
Police Constable
How did Pearl meet her death? Who caused it? What was the motive? It's all in the Letters in Evidence.
'Letters In Evidence' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £22.75 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 £40.00 for each live performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
  • A fee of £40.00 for each livestreamed performance to a paying audience.
  • A fee of £20.00 for each livestreamed performance to a non-paying audience.
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