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: His Magnum Opus

Based on the story 'Life,' from the London Magazine
A Domestic Play in One Act by J. Logan Darra
A little story of a girl's love, and its only possible ending. The scene in which it is enacted is a living-room in a two-roomed hovel in the East-end of London. Liz is busy cutting bread and butter, while her father sits by the fire reading his newspaper.


Writer: J. Logan Darra
Dad: E.H. Bridgstock
Bill: Harold Cluff
Liz: Betty Elsmore


Relayed from the Queen's Hall, London
(For full details see the programme of Daventry
Experimental on page 335)


By TONI FARRELL (Pianist-Composer)
Pianoforte Solo and Songs by Alison Travers Valse Pastorale; The Sea; The Cinnamon
Garden ; The Pearl Divers


Pianist-Composer: Toni Farrell

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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