'It is the story of a younger son 100 years ago— a young man who in England, fell in love with the vision of a young girl holding daffodils in her arms; and how he followed her to convict Tasmania and there went through "a starlit valley" to self-fulfilment.'
'Highlights of the A.B.C. Programme', Dubbo Liberal and Macquarie Advocate, 1 June 1940, p.5.
First broadcast on 2 June 1940, as the first in the ABC Competition Plays series.
Broadcast again in 1953 in a highly advertised production, starring Rod Taylor (under the name Rodney Taylor) as Robert Claire and Audrey Teesdale as Harriet Barnes.