Brian Appleyard - First Church Of The New Millennium

Episodes

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20160712 (BBC7)

In 1999, architect Stephen Rix has a vision of something that he should build.

It's the year 1999. As the TV screens reports of a space mission, top architect Stephen Rix has a sudden vision of a building that he feels compelled to construct.

Read by David Horovitch.

Brian Appleyard's 1994 novel abridged in 10 episodes by Ed Thomason.

Producer Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

0220160712 (BBC7)
20160713 (BBC7)

Can Stephen Rix convince others to share in his vision of a new Gothic cathedral?

Can architect Stephen Rix convince others to share in his vision of a new Gothic cathedral? Read by David Horovitch.

0320160713 (BBC7)
20160714 (BBC7)

Can architect Stephen Rix find financial backing for his plan to build a Gothic cathedral?

Can architect Stephen Rix find financial backing for his plan to build a Gothic cathedral? Read by David Horovitch.

0420160714 (BBC7)
20160715 (BBC7)

Architect Stephen Rix wants his mistress to come with him to the country.

Inspired by his vision, architect Stephen Rix wants his mistress to come with him to the country. Read by David Horovitch. Episode 4 of 10.

0520160715 (BBC7)
20160716 (BBC7)

As architect Stephen Rix builds his cathedral, he makes dramatic decision about his life.

As architect Stephen Rix builds his cathedral, he makes dramatic decision about his life. Read by David Horovitch.

0620160718 (BBC7)
20160719 (BBC7)

Architect Stephen Rix brings back evidence that his cathedral vision really does exist.

Architect Stephen Rix brings back evidence that his cathedral vision really does exist. Read by David Horovitch.

0720160719 (BBC7)
20160720 (BBC7)

Stephen must face the doubts of his family and others about his plan to build a cathedral.

Architect Stephen Rix must face the doubts of his family and others about his plan to build a cathedral. Read by David Horovitch.

0820160720 (BBC7)
20160721 (BBC7)

Can architect Stephen Rix and his developer get planning permission for their cathedral?

Can architect Stephen Rix and his developer get planning permission for their cathedral? Read by David Horovitch.

0920160721 (BBC7)
20160722 (BBC7)

With his cathedral vision still in mind, Stephen Rix undertakes a dangerous journey.

With his cathedral vision still in mind, architect Stephen Rix undertakes a dangerous journey. Read by David Horovitch.

1020160722 (BBC7)
20160723 (BBC7)

Architect Stephen Rix's cathedral has finally been built. But what has been the true cost?

Architect Stephen Rix's cathedral has finally been built. But what has been the true cost? Concluded by David Horovitch.