Snakes and Reptiles Manuscript

Tom Murphy1967-68

The Library of Trinity College Dublin

The Library of Trinity College Dublin

Snakes and Reptiles, TV play broadcast by BBC in 1968, re-used in The White House and Conversations on a Homecoming. The title is taken from the bitter comment of Michael, the returning emigrant who finds himself unwelcome in his home town, commenting on a statue of St Patrick in the pub.

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  • Title: Snakes and Reptiles Manuscript
  • Creator: Tom Murphy
  • Date Created: 1967-68
  • Location: Dublin
  • Rights: Copyright 2017 Tom Murphy, All rights reserved. No use of any kind whatsoever may be made of this work without the approval of Tom Murphy's agent, Alexandra Cann
  • Collection: Tom Murphy: A Life in the Theatre
  • Catalogue Number: MS 11115/2/4/1