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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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An epic. adventure in time and space.
Fit the second: after being saved from certain death during the demolition of the earth, Arthur Dent now faces a hopeless choice between meeting certain death in the vacuum of space or finding something pleasant to say about Vogon poetry.
Special effects by the BBC Radiophonic Workshop Written by DOUGLAS ADAMS
Producer GEOFFREY PERKINS

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Dent
Written By: Douglas Adams
Producer: Geoffrey Perkins
The Book: Peter Jones
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin: Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox: Mark Wing-Davey
Trillian: Susan Sheridan
Vogon Captain: Bill Wallis
Vogon Guard/Computer: David Tate

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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 FM, 30 April 1978 11.00






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