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The Affairs At Meddler's Top by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 18. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 75 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA hilarious comic spoof of a murder mystery, set in the 1920s. (Two acts - but relatively short.)
SynopsisA country house weekend is organised with a view to trapping a thief. Various tangled affairs are revealed, leading up to a murder.
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Alice And The Cold Case by Damian Trasler
RolesMinimum Male roles = 5. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 68 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA two act detective drama (that could be played out in one).
SynopsisA detective on administrative leave and a reporter with everything to prove have to team up to solve a cold case that no one really cares about. The only question is whether it will make their careers, or end them.
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The Amateur Killer by Robert Scott
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 3. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 102 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length murder mystery thriller with multiple endings.
SynopsisTheatre director Daniel is letting his personal history with Lucas affect their relationship as he directs the production of Adieu in the local Dramatic Society. But it’s his knowledge of Lucas’ affair with Natalie that will lead to murder.
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The Axedowne Affair by Owen Marsh
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 125 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length whodunnit in a single set.
SynopsisThe proceeds of an armoured car robbery have been hidden at Axedowne Hall but the organised treasure hunt suddenly turns deadly with an armed robbery and then a murder. The situation steadily worsens and it seems MI5 may be involved but the residents press on, trying to solve the baffling mystery.
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Being of Sound Mind by Andrew Hull
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 8. No chorus. (One character is - deliberately - uncredited in the script.)
Run TimeAround 140 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length murder mystery. Single set.
SynopsisEdward Goodchild has died, and the will is read. Penny and Stephen are hoping for cash. Rebecca wants the truth about her sister's death. Martin is surprised to be there, but to get a single penny, they must first survive a night in the house.
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A Brief Encounter with Murder by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 10. No chorus. Jones the Carpet is written female, but could be either.
Run TimeAround 70 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAbsurd comedy. Single livingroom set.
SynopsisA restful holiday in a 1940s themed holiday home becomes a bizarre murder mystery as Mother goes missing with a bearded fisherman and a fat vicar lies dead in the front room. Was it the Rat Catcher, the Carpet Fitter or the French Dressmaker? And who is the Man with the Big Hammer?
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Butchers by Tim Cole
RolesMinimum Male roles = 6. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 11. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 129 minutes. [Estimated!] Original production running time was between 95 and 105 minutes.
MusicNone.
StyleA full-length comedy whodunnit with a single (living room) setting.
SynopsisJohn Cleaver has just changed his will when he is found apparently murdered. The new will demands certain unpalatable tasks from some, but not all, of the beneficiaries. Novice detective Bullock struggles with his investigation into the members of the dysfunctional Cleaver family.
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The Capers at Cricketers' Copse by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 9. Minimum Female roles = 6. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 17. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 95 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleTwo act comedy play.
SynopsisA tale of intrigue, and double cross as the Ladies of the village of Fritton-upon-Sewer decide to stage their own cricket match, when Fritton should be playing in the first round of the Brewster Cup. Meanwhile a diverse range of suspicious characters are trying to take control of the cricket ground. All this, and hidden treasure too...
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The Clamourings at Giggly Halt by Richard Coleman
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 7. Minimum total with doubling = 15. Minimum total without doubling = 18. No chorus. One female character appears briefly in only one scene, so could easily be doubled. Two male characters are telephone voices, and could be doubled.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleComic mystery.
SynopsisA daring robbery has taken place at Meddler's Top, but the thieves set off the alarms and need somewhere to stash the loot. Sir Pingnet Threefall is having an affair with Miranda from the holiday camp, and they need to be discrete. Harry Toxin is suffering from large-scale pilfering, a cash flow crisis and accusations of cruelty to donkeys. In the middle of all this, there's a campaign to protect a nesting corncrake, and all the threads are converging at Giggly Halt railway station.
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Country Fried Murder by Judy Klass
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RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 5. Minimum total with doubling = 9. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 96 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicLead sheets for 8 country songs are included with the Producer's copy of the script. Lazy Bee Scripts does not supply any sheet music with this script.
StyleA musical murder mystery play in two acts with a single set.
SynopsisThe Colorado Rockies, 2006. Martha is the organiser of a songwriting seminar, and has hired well-known country musician Kyle Samperson to be the mentor. Kyle's treatment of his students turns out to be as controversial as his patriotic anthem about the Iraq war. The steak's not the only thing that ends up fried.
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