A broken-down baseball team soars when a new player, a human-looking robot, pitches shutout after shutout. After it is discovered that he's a robot, the only way he will be allowed to continue to play is if he is altered to become more human.
"Not so funny"
The Wire is BBC Radio 3's showcase for works that push the boundaries of drama and narrative. In "Rapture Frequency", analyst Michael Shorthall is listening to the black-box recording of an ill-fated transatlantic flight when he stumbles across an unexpected sound. Interference, white noise, or could it possibly be proof of something more celestial? A story of obsession and one man's extraordinary quest.