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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy


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Another chance to hear Douglas Adams and John Lloyd 's 12-part comedy from 1978. Fit the Sixth: Will the ultimate question to life, the universe and everything (to which the answer is 42) be discovered? Will our heroes be able to control their newly stolen space ship and the enormous fleet of black battle cruisers that is followingthem? Will all end happily or in the certain death that has threatened them so persistently?
The book PeterJonesZaphodMarkWlng-Davey
Producer Geoffrey Perkins (R)
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Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: John Lloyd
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
The book: Peter Jones
Captain: David Jason
Consultant: Jonathan Cecil
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Oavey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Marvin: Stephen Moore
Numbertwo: Aubrey Woods
Marketinggirl: Beth Porter

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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 October 2001 18.30

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