Hurst Players present a haunting play by Alan Ayckbourn

From left: Jan Bell, Chrystelle Tarr and Hazelle Woodhurst. Picture by Alan Needham

From left: Jan Bell, Chrystelle Tarr and Hazelle Woodhurst. Picture by Alan Needham

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The Hurst Players are getting ready to perform the Alan Ayckbourn play Snake In The Grass for their next production.

A spokesperson for the group said: “Alan Ayckbourn has written more plays than William Shakespeare and is probably best known for his riotous comedies, many of which the players have put on.

“He has also written some excellent plays that contain more serious themes hidden inside the comedy – Snake In The Grass is one of these.”

The play is renowned for its creepy and bizarre atmosphere. It tells the story of a middle-aged woman who returns to her family home where her younger sister lives. Set shortly after their father’s death, it offers a tale of murder and blackmail with possible supernatural elements.

And the players say that the audience won’t be able to guess the outcome.

Snake In The Grass runs from Tuesday to Saturday, May 3-7, starting at 8pm every night. Doors open at 7.30pm.

Tickets for the show cost £10 (£8 concessions available Tuesday to Thursday).

To buy tickets visit Vanilla, 40 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, or call 01273 834506 between 9.30am and 5pm.

The Hurstpierpoint Players formed in 1936 at the New Inn. Now a registered charity, the group has its own theatre at 147 High Street, Hurstpierpoint.

To find out more, or to ask about joining, visit www.hurstplayers.org.uk. The photo (above) was taken by Alan Needham and shows (from left) Jan Bell, Chrystelle Tarr and Hazelle Woodhurst.

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