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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy


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Douglas Adams 's 12-part comedy from 1978. Fit the Fourth: It has been revealed to Arthur Dent that the earth has been built by the Magratheans and run by mice. Meanwhile, his companions have been suddenly confronted by something nasty.
Producer Geoffrey Perkins (R) Postponed from 26 September
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Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: Arthur Dent
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
The book: Peter Jones
Slartibartfast: Richard Vemon
Arthur: Simon Jones
Ford: Geoffrey McGivern
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Majikthise: Jonathan Adams
One: Roy Hassett
Two: Jeremy Browne
Vroomfondel: James Broadbent
Frankie Mouse: Peter Hawkins
Benjy Mouse: David Tate

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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 FM, 3 October 2001 18.30

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