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'Murder in Cheddar Gorge' by Scott Elias

Murder in Cheddar Gorge by Scott Elias
by Scott Elias
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:-
  • The Solution
    • A final scripted scene
  • Additional Materials
    • There's an ice-age quiz, which might be used as a tie-breaker.
    • 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 acting company perform five scripted scenes in which the murder takes place.
    • The scenes contain all the information necessary for the audience members to solve the mystery - if they are sharp enough.
    • Working in small teams, the audience members write their suspicions on an accusation sheet.
    • After the accusations have been submitted, the acting company play a final scene in which the guilty party is revealed.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 5 men and 4 women
    • One set comprising 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?
Welcome to Cheddar Gorge, where an ice-age family is hunting the local megafauna and warming themselves in a cave.
There's Izzy the leader of the clan.
Mizzy the stay-at home cavewife.
their teenage daughter, Lizzy is frustrated to still be at home at her advanced age.
Teenage son Fizzy is still trying to win his father's approval.
Their nephew Dirk is a highly successful hunter.
Droogo the local busybody, always popping round to borrow a cup of mammoth fat.
Droogo's husband Oogo is a pal of Izzy's.
There's even a handsome foreigner, Roche
But all is not well, and the old medicine woman, Kalu has to be called-in to solve a murder!
Can the audience find the solution before Kalu?
'Murder in Cheddar Gorge' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £22.25 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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