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Scripted Murder Mystery - Search Results


More information about all the murder mysteries described below can be found on the Lazy Bee Scripts web site (click on the titles).
However, unlike the play scripts, we display 'tasters' instead of the entire contents because many groups run these competitively, and would not want their audiences to be able to find out whodunnit in advance!
Prices and licensing arrangements can be found on the detailed pages or by clicking on the "Price" links.

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Abram Skinner - A Steampunk Murder Mystery by Stuart Ardern
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 35 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 30 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery which could be used at a private party (with guests taking roles) or performed to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisInventor Abram Skinner is taking full advantages of the opportunities of the Steampunk age and has invited guests to the launch of his latest project. The invitees include the audience (if any) and a group of VIPs. There's an adventurer, a naval pilot, wealthy investors and industrialists, and, amongst them, an assassin...
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £25.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £12.50  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Amdram is Murder by Karen Ince
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 1. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 60 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 5 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe acting company take the roles of Marchfield Amateur Drama (MAD) a community theatre group rehearsing, of all things, a murder mystery and two acts of drama are played out before the audience - a typical village theatre. But underneath, jealousies lurk and the group harbours someone capable of murder! Rehearsals are interrupted by the news of an unexpected death. Three eye-witnesses come forward with information. Can the audience find out the truth?
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Blue Murder at Bluestone Hall by Cheryl Barrett
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 50 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt is 1923 and Lady Constance Dunne-Wittering is hosting a meeting at Bluestone Hall, her country estate. 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?
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Blue Murder at the Blue Parrot by Cheryl Barrett
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt's 1925 and in London, new nightclubs are opening every week. Despite the buzzing scene, Soho nightclub owner Harry Ferrari is struggling to save his Blue Parrot club from collapse. Is there more to Harry’s employees than meets the eye? Is Giuseppe Dolce intent on putting Harry out of business for good? And what brings bumbling police inspector Mayday to the club? Join us at the Blue Parrot for music, mayhem and murder.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Bowing Out by Alan Robinson
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 12. Minimum total without doubling = 12.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 120 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 0 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThere's bitter rivalry amongst a group of faded actors and television stars. This is largely a scripted mystery, but the actors need to improvise responses to audience questions from character briefs.
PriceScript pack: £25.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £35.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £17.50  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Breaking Windows by Richard Adams
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 70 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisDetectives looking into a report of intruders at the home of Monica Goose, both find themselves drawn into a web of intrigue and malice centring around entrepreneur and villain Jacob Gilmore. Gilmore is surrounded by seedy family and business associates, and among them someone bears a serious grudge.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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A Brief Period of Rejoicing by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 25 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery which could be used at a private party (with guests taking roles) or performed to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisA VE Day party is interrupted when the local black-marketeer is found murdered.
PriceScript pack: £20.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £25.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £12.50  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Christmas on Croma Isle by Jane Morris
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 4. Minimum total without doubling = 4.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 10 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery which could be used at a private party (with guests taking roles) or performed to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience questions the suspects and tries to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe owner of a small, remote guesthouse and her guests meet on Christmas Eve - a gathering at which their tangled relationships come unravelled.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £25.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £12.50  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death by Chocolate by Lesley Gunn
New
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 80 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisIt's not all sweetness and light at the world-famous, but very exclusive, chocolate company Fountain Chocolate, and when, not long after a major announcement, a body is found in the soft centre of the company, it's sure to be a sticky ending for one of the suspects.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Death By Paintbrush by Lesley Gunn
Best Seller
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 55 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 10 minutes.
StyleA Murder Mystery for an acting company to perform to an audience. The actors perform a script. The audience members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisLord Rothersfield's will, and with it the fate of his family, depends on the death of his wife. A household gathering for a portrait is interrupted by an unexpected death. Inspector Moody and PC Sullen investigate - with help from the audience.
PriceScript pack: £15.00  Fee per performance to an audience (or livestream to a paying audience): £30.00  Livestream to a non-paying audience for £15.00  Buy the pack and rights here.
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