Many of the cast of the original BBC Radio 4 series have been reunited for this new six-part dramatization of Douglas Adams's book Life, the Universe and Everything. Amongst the returning cast are Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, and Stephen Moore as Marvin the Paranoid Android. Other famous names in these new productions include Richard Griffiths, Chris Langham, Joanna Lumley, and cricket commentators Fred Trueman and Henry Blofeld. The original two series of Hitchhiker's were massively successful on radio and have continued to be bestsellers on audio CD and cassette. This new release also features 25 minutes of material not broadcast on radio.
3 CDs. 3 hrs 10 mins.
About the Author
Douglas Adams was born in 1952. He is best known as the creator of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started life as a BBC Radio 4 series. He followed this success with The Restaurant at the End of the Universe; Life, The Universe and Everything; So Long and Thanks for all the Fish; Mostly Harmless; and many more. Douglas died in 2001.