Snake In The Grass: Timeline

The Timeline offers a chronological view of significant events in the history of the play Snake In The Grass, it only lists major productions and does not include the vast majority of the many professional and amateur productions of the play.

20 April 1994
World premiere of Haunting Julia at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn. Haunting Julia is a supernatural themed play for three men and is regarded as a companion piece to Snake In The Grass.

10 February 1999
Revival of Haunting Julia at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

5 November 2001
First known mention of the play in correspondence in which it is referred to as Grass Widow.

December 2001
Alan Ayckbourn writes the play Snake In The Grass; a supernatural themed play (although less overtly supernatural than Haunting Julia) for three women, inspired by the 1955 film Les Diaboliques.

5 June 2002
World premiere of Snake In The Grass at The Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

January 2003
Tour of Snake In The Grass, directed by Alan Ayckbourn, opens at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford.

2004
Samuel French publishes the acting edition of Snake In The Grass.

11 February 2008
The Stephen Joseph Theatre announces Snake In The Grass will be revived at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, in summer 2008 as part of an Ayckbourn supernatural season alongside Haunting Julia and Life & Beth.

10 June 2008
Revival of Snake In The Grass at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, directed by Alan Ayckbourn.

14 February 2011
London premiere of Snake In The Grass at The Print Room, London, directed by Lucy Bailey.

5 March 2011
Snake In The Grass closes at The Print Room, London.

October 2011
Faber & Faber publishes the collection Alan Ayckbourn: Plays 5, which includes Snake In The Grass.

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