Each week on Wireless Nights, pop star Jarvis Cocker prowls the dark, finding stories of the night people.
In Overnight Delivery, Cocker boards the red-eye, taking a transatlantic flight of the imagination, and peering down at the human dramas beneath as the world slowly rotates.
Wireless Nights: Overnight Delivery won the Best Documentary: Bronze Award in the 2012 Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.The story was produced by Laurence Grissell with Neil McCarthy and Sara Parker for BBC Radio 4.
Here's an excerpt from the 28-minute program. Listen to all nine winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition here.
Laurence Grissell started his career in BBC local radio after completing a politics degree. He then moved to BBC Radio 4, where he worked as a researcher on various daily and weekly shows, as well as producing occasional documentaries. He started making features full time when he moved to the BBC Radio Documentaries Unit in 2004.
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