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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy


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The last of six parts adapted from the BBC radio series starring
David Dixon , Simon Jones Sandra Dickinson Mark Wing-Davey and the voice of Peter Jones featuring Aubrey Morris Beth Porter
In which Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect find themselves unexpectedly aboard a space-ship full of frozen joggers, telephone sanitisers and advertising account executives. What can possibly be worse than that? The planet they land on. Radiophonic music PADDY KINGSLAND
Animated sequences ROD LORD Film editor GLENN HYDE
Producer ALAN J. w. BELL (R)


Unknown: Douglas Adams
Unknown: David Dixon
Unknown: Simon Jones
Unknown: Sandra Dickinson
Unknown: Mark Wing-Davey
Unknown: Peter Jones
Unknown: Aubrey Morris
Unknown: Beth Porter
Music: Paddy Kingsland
Unknown: Rod Lord
Editor: Glenn Hyde
Producer: Alan J. W. Bell
Arthur Dent: Simon Jones
Ford Prefect: David Dixon
Trillian: Sandra Dickinson
Zaphod: Mark Wing-Davey
Marvin: David Learner
Voice of Marvin: Stephen Moore
Newscaster: Rayner Bourton
Captain: Aubrey Morris
No 1: Matthew Scurfield
No 2: David Neville
No 3: Geoffrey Beevers
Marketing girl: Beth Porter
Management consultant: Jon Glover
Hairdresser: David Rowlands

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The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy

BBC Two England, 19 June 1987 21.00

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