Murdered for Money offer a full range of murder storylines to suit all occasions. A selection is listed below, if you have a particular theme in mind that is not listed, please contact us as we are likely to have the perfect plot in our archive.
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|Murder is Served
A surprise 80th birthday party for Clarissa Hopgood descends into chaos when Clarissa seems determined to upset her guests. This leads to unexpected revellations about members of the assembled company - and two dead bodies! Described as Fawlty Towers meets Agatha Christie (Modern day theme)
|Death of a Well-Spoken Gentleman
The ladies of the Women's Institute are gathering to hear a talk on the history of a local family and their stately home, but there are undercurrents of resentment, jealousy and deceit which soon lead to murder!
|SCREAM - Dial M for Monster
SCREAM, the Secret Coven Reuniting Evil and Monsters is holding its annual meeting to review the past year's mayhem, Their leader, Granny, the little old lady, who has ruled the organisation with an iron fist, is planning to retire. Who will take over...
|A brief Period of Rejoicing
A VE Day party is interrupted when the local black-marketeer is found murdered.
|Death at the Tenth
Herbert Gloom, green keeper at the Primrose Hill Golf Club, has harboured a grudge against the entire club committee for years. The annual Club Dinner is the perfect opportunity to present his evidence of fraud....
|The Great British Bump Off
As 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.
|The Little Willey Murders
Players are assembled to hear their director's latest controversial casting choices. But that's not the only shock they’ll get, as there is about to be a murder in the village...
|Mates Meet Up
A local school reunion is planned for pupils from the early 1990's. Organised by the popular teacher Fennella Brodie. However, when the old headmistress arrives uninvited, the trouble starts...
|Murder at the Manor
It is 1926 at the country estate of of Sir Clive and Lady Clarissa. They are holding a weekend retreat for their aristocratic friends., but arguments disrupt the jolly social occasion and family skeletons are unearthed..
| Murder in Hollywood
Megalomaniac film director Mickey Moviemaker has made many enemies in his time and now tensions are rising further as he films his redical reworking of Joan of Arc. Just as the first scene is finished, there is a murder on set, using a vital prop. Lieutenant Oscar Winner of the Hollywood Homicide Squad is called in to investigate.
|The Racing Stakes
Jim Carner is one of most successful and richest racehorse trainer, now living in luxury in his Georgian manor. Everyone knows hes made a will, and that his girlfriend, sister, and even his housekeeper have been left a fortune. Is that a motive for murder? You bet it is - it’s a racing certainty!
|Pass the Poison
The village hall party to celebrate the retirement of Betty Blocker is interrupted by the untimely death of one of the guests!
The landlord has called all his staff together for a meeting to discuss the future of the pub. On the agenda are things such as an increase in prices, the quality of the food, the cleanliness of the rooms and an idea to re-develop the bar area to make it more sociable. It seems set to be a night of business, but soon the business turns to murder...
|Murder by Numbers
Everyone in the village who has money has been invited to artist Charles Crimson’s workshop to have an advanced viewing of his paintings and sculptures. An event which should be a social highlight turns to a disaster when...
|A recipe for Murder
The Hotel Manager has invited an audience of valued customers to hear his unusual plans for the hotel extension. What should be a celebration quickly descends into chaos when he reveals the unpleasant news...
|A Shotgun wedding
It's the wedding reception for entrepeneur John Davenport and his bride, Juliet, thirty years his junior. They're running late and tensions are running high. Insults in the wedding speeches don't help matters, and shortly afterwards, a shot rings out...
The 30th wedding anniversary dinner of Clark and Barbara Seville is not a happy occasion. Salted with speeches peppered with barbed comments. The atmosphere becomes increasingly heated, leading to a murder.
|Sugar and Vice
The year is 1888 and in the house of a prosperous sweet manufacturer, something stirs. Mrs. Enid Baggins is putting the final touches to the secret recipe for the new Davenport Drops ... but murder is afoot.
|The Business of Murder
Sir Alan Sweetener is not a very nice boss, so when he announces he is going to sell the family confectionary business to a company of asset-strippers, everyone (including his own family) has a motive for murder.
|The Wedding Reception
The match between Dillon and Lindi is not to everyone's taste, and their wedding brings all the animosity within and between the two families to the surface...
|Who Sleighed Santa
Santa announces some unexpected plans for Christmas - so distrubing that members of his entourage are willing to contemplate murder!
|Its beginning to look a lot like Murder
New for Christmas 2018 - Performing at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton - Booking opens soon
|Beware the Easter Bunny
World famous department store 'Horrids' is about to announce the winner of their Easter Egg of the Year Competition 2018. Will 'Wonky Chocolates' grab the prize for the third year in a row, or will the arrival of the Easter Bunny scramble their dreams
Other popular themes
Law firm, 1920s Gangsters, Academic conference, AGM, The Apprentice, Amateur Dramatics, Art gallery, Award ceremony, Birthday party*, Casino night, Cat lovers convention, Charity dinner, Christmas, Christmas Eve Church/bell ringing* , Venue launch, Conference dinner, Country house murders*, Agatha Crispie afternoon mysteries, Crime writing, Dance class, Dance competition, Dr. Who convention, Downton Crabbey* , Elvis Presley convention, Evening class murder, F1 racing, Fairies & Elves convention*, Fish & chip supper, Fundraising dinners* , Garden Party*, Golf club, Ghost hunting, Henry VIII, Jane Austen* ,Murder on the disorientated express, pop-group reunion, Pre-war drama society, PTA event*, Radio play recording, Reading of the will, Restaurant, Retirement home antics, Robin Hood, Scruffs (dog show) , Shakespeare, Spa and fitness club, Strictly comes death (dance), 1940sTea Dance*, Theatre company , TV channel launch, Whiskey tasting, Yacht club, Zoo keeper’s convention
The plots marked with a * are also suitable for an afternoon tea murder event.