PUBLISHED : Thursday, 30 October, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 30 October, 2003, 12:00am

The Man Who Lit It Up From The Mountain

National Geographic, 8pm

Award-winning electrical engineer Dave Irvine-Halliday (above) is a man on a mission: bringing light to homes, schools and temples throughout the developing world. Irvine-Halliday's innovative light bulb, using white-light emitting diodes with a lifespan of 35 to 40 years, provides light for thousands of homes in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

A6 Murder

Pearl, 9.30pm

On April 4, 1962, James Hanratty was hanged for murder and rape, launching one of the longest and most bitter appeal campaigns in the history of British justice. Hanratty's supporters believe he was wrongfully convicted, the victim of dubious evidence. Now science can reveal the real truth.


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