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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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3/8. Quandary Phase 3: Fit the Twenty-First. In which Arthur, Fenchurch and the Bowl give up their secrets. Written by Douglas Adams. With guest stars Christian Slater, Stephen Fry and Jackie Mason.
Adapter/Director/Co-producer Dirk Maggs
Producers Bruce Hyman and Helen Chattwell
Repeated on Thursday at 11pm
BBC AUDIO: The original BBC Radio 4 productions of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Primary Phase, Secondary Phase and Tertiary Phase, are available on audio cassette and CD, along with a Collector's Edition and Douglas Adams at the BBC on CD only. The long-awaited fourth series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Quandary Phase, is released on CD and audio cassette on 23 May. Available from www.bbcshop.com and good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed] The first series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is on BBC2 tonight.

Contributors

Written By: Douglas Adams
Director: Dirk Maggs
Producers: Bruce Hyman
Voice of the book: William Franklyn
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: Geoffrey McGivern
Fenchurch: Jane Horrocks
Murray Bost Henson: Stephen Fry
East River creature: Jackie Mason
Vogon councillor: Dominic Hawksley
Steward: Simon Greenall
Mrs Kapelsen: Margaret Robertson
Vogon clerk: Michael Cule
Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz: Toby Longworth
Wonko the Sane: Christian Slater
Announcer: John Marsh

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 May 2005 18.30






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