The group includes manuscript and typescript drafts of J O Francis' plays, including The Scarecrows; The Devouring Fire; For France; The Crowning of Peace: A Short Pageant Play of the League of Nations; Climax in Merthyr; The Sheep and the Goats; Change; The Whirligig; The Renegade; and the four-part television comedy In God's Good Time. Also to be found in the group are draft and broadcast scripts for J O Francis' broadcast talks, including The Welsh Amateur Stage: Recent Developments; Writing Stage Plays; The Stage Play and its Limitations; and National Drama in Wales. Some notes prepared by Francis whilst researching his plays and talks can also be found.
Notes and Drafts of Plays
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- ReferenceGB 982 JOF/1
- Dates of Creation[ca. 1910]-1956
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Welsh.
- Physical Description0.055 cubic metres