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'Murder At The Chateau' by Roger Lee

Murder At The Chateau by Roger Lee
by Roger Lee
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 6 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
    • A whodunnit (intended to be performed as a piece of dinner theatre) in which an acting company performs a series of scenes.
    • The audience try to work out whodunnit before...
    • The actors perform a final scripted denouement.
  • This Mystery Needs
    • An 'acting company' of 5 men and 4 women
    • One set comprising furniture and flats or backdrops
  • Estimated run times (which may vary enormously!)
    • Scripted elements: 80 minutes
Want to know more? Download the (pdf) Taster Pack
What's the Mystery Here?
Nobody liked Lafosse. In the summer of 1944, with the Battle of Normandy raging close by, Lafosse found himself back at Château Brioche. The Château is the focal point for a diverse group...
Despite having military business elsewhere, Gruppenführer Braun thinks he should investigate a murder.
Dutch diamond dealer Marit van Rouge has business with Braun's commander.
The Château owner Sophie, Baroness Yves-Roquefort, has returned to reclaim her home.
Danny Murphy an Irish entertainer is still trying to work.
Cafe owner Mandy is actually a cross-dressing American man.
With (female) partner, Sach Mandy provides catering at the Château.
There's an itinerant French priest, Father Henri Dubois
Belgian pharmasist Marie-Claire seems to have a close relationship with Danny.
There has been a murder, and everyone is drawn-in.
'Murder At The Chateau' - Pricing and Buying
Lazy Bee Scripts charges two fees:-
  • A flat fee of £23.25 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 £42.00 for each live performance to an audience (regardless of the audience size)
  • A fee of £42.00 for each livestreamed performance to a paying audience.
  • A fee of £21.00 for each livestreamed performance to a non-paying audience.
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