Ann Jellicoe entry: Overview screen.
15 July 1927
AJ the future dramatist (not to be confused with the Dublin woman of that name who founded organizations for the benefit of women in the 1860s) was born at Middlesbrough
9 October 1961
AJ's best-known play, The Knack
, a comedy about the art of seduction as seen by a predatory young male, was first performed at the Arts Theatre
27 March 1962
Reprieved from the scrap-heap as a result of its success in Cambridge
, AJ's The Knack
, her most successful comedy, opened in London
1965 The Knack . . . and How to Get It
, a highly successful film directed by Richard Lester and based on AJ's popular play, was released.