The Matrix [Jonathan Aycliffe]

Episodes

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01Evil Awaits1997030320121029 (BBC7)
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"I understood nothing then. I was still a child..."

A postgraduate student's research into the occult brings him under the malign influence of an ancient book of spells - the Matrix Aeternitatis.

Set in contemporary Edinburgh. Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

A student researching the occult comes under the malign influence of an ancient book of spells. Read by Robert Paterson.

4 Extra Debut. A student researching the occult comes under the malign influence of an ancient book of spells. Read by Robert Paterson.

02Repercussions1997030420121030 (BBC7)
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"I threw the book onto the coals. It burst into flame as though soaked in petrol."

Trying to rid himself of an ancient book of spells, postgraduate student Andrew MacLeod is drawn to a sinister group...

Set in contemporary Edinburgh. Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.
Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

Trying to rid himself of an ancient book, Andrew MacLeod becomes drawn to a sinister group

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

Trying to rid himself of an ancient book, student Andrew MacLeod becomes drawn to a sinister group. Read by Robert Paterson.

Trying to rid himself of an ancient book, Andrew MacLeod becomes drawn to a sinister group

Trying to rid himself of an ancient book, student Andrew MacLeod becomes drawn to a sinister group. Read by Robert Paterson.

03Morocco1997030520121031 (BBC7)
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Andrew MacLeod is taken to Africa, where he is horrified to hear a voice from his past.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

Andrew MacLeod is taken to Africa, where he's horrified to hear a voice from his past.

Scholar Andrew MacLeod is taken to North Africa, where he's horrified to hear a voice from his past. Read by Robert Paterson.

04The Sheik1997030620121101 (BBC7)
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Now back in Scotland, MacLeod becomes increasingly dependent on Mylne's support.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

Now back in Scotland, MacLeod becomes increasingly dependent on Mylne's support. Read by Robert Paterson.

05Voices1997030720121102 (BBC7)
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MacLeod witnesses a mysterious ceremony in a former church and meets with a friend's widow

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

"I reached the door and ran outside, but the voices would not leave me..."

Andrew witnesses a mysterious ceremony in a former church and meets with his friend's widow.

Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

MacLeod witnesses a mysterious ceremony in a former church and meets with his friend's widow. Read by Robert Paterson.

06Grave News1997031020121105 (BBC7)
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MacLeod sees chilling photos of occult influence and fears for his family and friends.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

When postgraduate student Andrew MacLeod sees chilling photos of occult influence, he fears for his family and friends...

Set in contemporary Edinburgh. Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

Scholar Andrew MacLeod sees chilling photos of occult influence and fears for his family and friends. Read by Robert Paterson.

07No Escape1997031120121106 (BBC7)
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An unwelcome object reappears, and MacLeod senses Katrina's presence again.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

As student Andrew battles to unravel the true purpose of the Matrix Aeternitatis, an unwelcome object reappears...

Set in contemporary Edinburgh. Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

An unwelcome object reappears and MacLeod senses Katrina's presence again.

An unwelcome object reappears and MacLeod senses Katrina's presence again. Should he run or dig deeper? Read by Robert Paterson.

An unwelcome object reappears, and MacLeod senses Katrina's presence again. Should he run or dig deeper? Read by Robert Paterson.

08Dark Forces1997031220121107 (BBC7)
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Voices from beyond the grave. MacLeod finds he is not alone and may have a useful ally.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

"Mylne needs me to bring back Catriona from the dead..."

Student Andrew MacLeod discovers he's not alone and may have a useful ally...

Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

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Voices from beyond the grave - good and bad. MacLeod finds he is not alone and may have a useful ally. Read by Robert Paterson.

Voices from beyond the grave, both good and bad. MacLeod finds he is not alone and may have a useful ally. Read by Robert Paterson.

Voices from beyond the grave - good and bad. MacLeod finds he is not alone and may have a useful ally. Read by Robert Paterson.

09Connections1997031320121108 (BBC7)
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A visit to a potential ally clarifies MacLeod's thoughts, but raises doubts about Katrina.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

"Duncan Mylne has never died and he means to go on living..."

A visit to a potential ally begins to clarify Andrew's thoughts, but raises doubts about Katrina.

Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

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A visit to a potential ally begins to clarify MacLeod's thoughts, but raises doubts about Katrina. Read by Robert Paterson.

10 LASTThe Ceremony1997031420121109 (BBC7)
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Can MacLeod escape the evil that stretches from North Africa to Scotland?

Can MacLeod escape the evil that stretches from North Africa to Scotland? The gripping conclusion read by Robert Paterson.

A student researching the occult comes under the influence of an ancient book of spells.

"Andrew, I do not think you will ever know peace again until you know the..."

Can student Andrew MacLeod escape the evil that stretches from North Africa to Scotland?

The gripping conclusion of Jonathan Aycliffe's chilling novel abridged in ten parts by Rosemary Goring.

Read by Robert Paterson

Producer: David Jackson Young

First broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland in 1997.

Can MacLeod escape the evil that stretches from North Africa to Scotland? The gripping conclusion read by Robert Paterson.