Wireless Nights: Overnight Delivery

Each week on Wireless Nights, pop star Jarvis Cocker prowls the dark, finding stories of the night people.

Best Documentary: Bronze2012 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition

2012 / Laurence Grissell / BBC Radio 4, UK

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.


produced by

Laurence Grissell

Laurence Grissell started his career in BBC local radio after completing a politics degree.


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