The Snake in the Grass
The original text
Probably written in 1867 by the local Cape Town author, I.R. Taylor and suggested to have been an original work, the play may have been inspired by (or based on) The Snake in the Grass , a serial novel by Pierce Egan the Younger (The London Journal , 8 May 1858 - 27 Nov. 1858, in No. 720).
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
1867-8: Performed by the Le Roy and Duret Company as part of their repertoire during their 1867-1868 season in Cape Town.
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