Cross a road, take a train or get on an aeroplane and you put your life in the hands of a stranger - as screwed up, as fallible, as human as you are. Then they turn out not to be a stranger at all, and suddenly it's much worse.
So, meet an apparently disparate group of people - a comedian whose sole gag consists of committing suicide, an airline pilot terrified of flying, a psychiatrist more in need of therapy than his patients and an air hostess trying to do the right thing - all of whom are connected to the tragic death of a stowaway on a flight into Birmingham in 1978.
Twenty three years later, and despite their attempts to build new lives, the connections begin to emerge and, along with them, the truth about what happened. It's a truth held on stolen black box recordings, answer machine tapes, sitcom out-takes and court transcripts.
Blackbox is the story of an attempt to erase a life on tape. -From the Back Cover