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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.

Scripts 1 to 5 of 5

Death By Paintbrush by Lesley Gunn
Published: 14 March 2017
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  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Ding Dong Dell - Kitty's Down The Well! by Patricia Gay
Published: 7 March 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 50 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisKitty Blaine, the casting director of a pre-war repertory company, has been stabbed and her body dumped in a well – a prop made of canvas and plywood. Police Inspector Laura Lovelace is soon on the scene, but will need the help of the audience to find out whodunnit.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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Dig For Vengeance by Patricia Gay
Published: 16 February 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 8.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 40 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 members have to work out whodunnit.
SynopsisThe explosive murder of an outwardly popular villager brings Detective Inspector Murray to Sodbury End, where outward appearances prove to be deceptive - not everyone was happy with the behaviour of the late Mrs Jardine...
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Murder Stakes by Ian McCutcheon
Published: 24 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 25 minutes. Improvised Dialogue: 0 minutes. Audience Interrogation: 20 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.
SynopsisJim Carner is one of England’s most successful racehorse trainers… and one of the richest. He lives in considerable luxury with his girlfriend in a beautiful old Georgian manor house in the Widdleshire countryside. It’s no secret that he has made a will, in which there are very generous provisions for his girlfriend, his sister, and even his housekeeper. So do any of them have sufficient motive to hasten his death? You bet they do - it’s a racing certainty!
PriceScript pack: £20  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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The Great British Bump-Off by Lesley Gunn
Published: 3 January 2017
RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10.
Run TimeScripted Dialogue: 40 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.
SynopsisAs baking fever hits the country, the village fete organisers in the village of Crabblebottom are delighted when celebrity chef Eduardo D’Angelo takes up residence and agrees to judge the annual cake baking competition. But this year there is a change of plan, as the bake-off turns into a bump-off.
PriceScript pack: £15  Fee per performance to an audience: £20  Buy the pack and rights here.
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