Secondary Phase, The [The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy]

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01Fit The Seventh1978122420180422 (BBC7)
20200315 (BBC7)
20200314 (BBC7)

Who hasn't been confronted with a temporal anomaly while drunk? Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect struggle to work it out.

The show that began with the end of the world continues with Arthur and Ford stranded on prehistoric earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin thoroughly devoured by a carbon-copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

The Book.... Peter Jones
Arthur Dent.... Simon Jones
Ford Prefect/ Frogstar Robot.... Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin.... Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox.... Mark Wing-Davey
Assistant Arcturan Pilot.... Bill Paterson
Captain/ Receptionist/Lift.... David Tate
Roosta.... Alan Ford

The global multi-media success story that is 'Hitchhiker's' started life on Radio 4 in March 1978. The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42. If you work out what the Ultimate Question is, please let us know.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Who hasn't been confronted with a temporal anomaly while drunk? Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect struggle to work it out.

The show that began with the end of the world continues with Arthur and Ford stranded on prehistoric earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin thoroughly devoured by a carbon-copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

The Book.... Peter Jones
Arthur Dent.... Simon Jones
Ford Prefect/ Frogstar Robot.... Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin.... Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox.... Mark Wing-Davey
Assistant Arcturan Pilot.... Bill Paterson
Captain/ Receptionist/Lift.... David Tate
Roosta.... Alan Ford

The global multi-media success story that is 'Hitchhiker's' started life on Radio 4 in March 1978. The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42. If you work out what the Ultimate Question is, please let us know.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Who hasn't been confronted with a temporal anomaly while drunk? Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect struggle to work it out.

The show that began with the end of the world continues with Arthur and Ford stranded on prehistoric earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin thoroughly devoured by a carbon-copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

The Book.... Peter Jones
Arthur Dent.... Simon Jones
Ford Prefect/ Frogstar Robot.... Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin.... Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox.... Mark Wing-Davey
Assistant Arcturan Pilot.... Bill Paterson
Captain/ Receptionist/Lift.... David Tate
Roosta.... Alan Ford

The global multi-media success story that is 'Hitchhiker's' started life on Radio 4 in March 1978. The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42. If you work out what the Ultimate Question is, please let us know.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Who hasn't been confronted with a temporal anomaly while drunk? Arthur Dent and Ford Prefect struggle to work it out.

The show that began with the end of the world continues with Arthur and Ford stranded on prehistoric earth, and Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin thoroughly devoured by a carbon-copy of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal.

The Book.... Peter Jones
Arthur Dent.... Simon Jones
Ford Prefect/ Frogstar Robot.... Geoffrey McGivern
Marvin.... Stephen Moore
Zaphod Beeblebrox.... Mark Wing-Davey
Assistant Arcturan Pilot.... Bill Paterson
Captain/ Receptionist/Lift.... David Tate
Roosta.... Alan Ford

The global multi-media success story that is 'Hitchhiker's' started life on Radio 4 in March 1978. The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

The answer to the meaning of life, the universe and everything is 42. If you work out what the Ultimate Question is, please let us know.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

02Fit The Eighth1980012120180423 (BBC7)
20200322 (BBC7)
20200321 (BBC7)

Zaphod and Roosta are being taken to the evil Frogstar, white Ford and Arthur are stranded on prehistoric Earth.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Alan Ford as Roosta. David Tate as Eddie and Valentine Dyall as Gargravarr.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Zaphod's encounter with the Frogstar and the Total Perspective Vortex is finally explained

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Zaphod and Roosta are being taken to the evil Frogstar, white Ford and Arthur are stranded on prehistoric Earth.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Alan Ford as Roosta. David Tate as Eddie and Valentine Dyall as Gargravarr.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Zaphod's encounter with the Frogstar and the Total Perspective Vortex is finally explained

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Zaphod and Roosta are being taken to the evil Frogstar, white Ford and Arthur are stranded on prehistoric Earth.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Alan Ford as Roosta. David Tate as Eddie and Valentine Dyall as Gargravarr.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Zaphod's encounter with the Frogstar and the Total Perspective Vortex is finally explained

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Zaphod and Roosta are being taken to the evil Frogstar, white Ford and Arthur are stranded on prehistoric Earth.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Alan Ford as Roosta. David Tate as Eddie and Valentine Dyall as Gargravarr.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

Zaphod's encounter with the Frogstar and the Total Perspective Vortex is finally explained

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

03Fit The Ninth1980012220180424 (BBC7)
20200329 (BBC7)
20200328 (BBC7)

The Vogons make an unwelcome return, Zaphod holds a séance, and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Leueen Willoughby as the Nutrimat Machine, Bill Wallis as the Vogon Captain and Richard Goolden as Zaphod Beeblebrox IV.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return, Zaphod holds a séance, and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Leueen Willoughby as the Nutrimat Machine, Bill Wallis as the Vogon Captain and Richard Goolden as Zaphod Beeblebrox IV.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return, Zaphod holds a séance, and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Leueen Willoughby as the Nutrimat Machine, Bill Wallis as the Vogon Captain and Richard Goolden as Zaphod Beeblebrox IV.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return, Zaphod holds a séance, and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Leueen Willoughby as the Nutrimat Machine, Bill Wallis as the Vogon Captain and Richard Goolden as Zaphod Beeblebrox IV.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1978.

The Vogons make an unwelcome return and Arthur's quest for tea paralyses the ship.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

04Fit The Tenth1980012320180425 (BBC7)
20200404 (BBC7)

Arthur discovers his unique contribution to the history of Brontitall. And a close encounter for Ford and Zaphod...

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Ronald Baddiley as Bird One, John Le Mesurier as the Wise Old Bird, John Baddeley as Bird Two and Rula Lenska as Lintilla.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Arthur discovers his unique contribution to the history of Brontitall. And a close encounter for Ford and Zaphod...

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Ronald Baddiley as Bird One, John Le Mesurier as the Wise Old Bird, John Baddeley as Bird Two and Rula Lenska as Lintilla.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

05Fit The Eleventh1980012420180426 (BBC7)
20200411 (BBC7)

On Brontitall, Arthur meets an archaeologist, gets captured and learns all about the Shoe Event Horizon.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, John Baddeley as Bird Two Rula Lenska as Lintilla and Mark Smith as Hig Hurtenflurst.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

On Brontitall, Arthur meets an archaeologist, gets captured and learns all about the Shoe Event Horizon.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, John Baddeley as Bird Two Rula Lenska as Lintilla and Mark Smith as Hig Hurtenflurst.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

06Fit The Twelfth1980012520200418 (BBC7)
20180427 (BBC7)

Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths, but not before disappointment from the ruler of the universe.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Ken Camphell as Pudu, Rula Lenska as the Lintillas and Jonathan Pryce as Zarniwoop.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.

Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths, but not before disappointment from the ruler of the universe.

Starring Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, David Tate as Eddie, Stephen Moore as Marvin, Ken Camphell as Pudu, Rula Lenska as the Lintillas and Jonathan Pryce as Zarniwoop.

The original scripts by Douglas Adams (1952-2001) went on to spawn a series of novels, a feature film, at least three stage shows, a TV series, a computer game, a collection of comic books - and various towels.

Radiophonic sound and music by Paddy Kingsland.

Producer: Geoffrey Perkins

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1980.

Arthur and Zaphod learn some unpalatable home truths.

Douglas Adams' sci-fi comedy following the misadventures of hapless human Arthur Dent.