A Matter of Life and Death

1944. A young bomber pilot survives a plane crash miraculously unharmed and falls for an American radio operator. But when the authorities in heaven realise their mistake, will they let him live?

An updating of Powell and Pressburger’s 1946 classic, starring Will Tudor, Lydia West, Miles Jupp and Geoff McGivern.

Written by Ben Cottam
Editing and sound design by Richard Fox
Music by Howard Carter
Produced and directed by Simon Barnard

Releases October 2023 on BBC Radio 4