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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about space travel. 32 episodes (6 series), 1978 - 2018. Stars Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Peter Jones, William Franklyn and others.

The Hexagonal Phase, Episode 2 - Fit The Twenty-Eighth

After being rescued by Zaphod, he and the gang are in turn rescued by Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged, after Zaphod says that he could grant him his death wish.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th March 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Jones Arthur Dent
Geoffrey McGivern Ford Prefect
John Lloyd The Book
Mark Wing-Davey Zaphod Beeblebrox
Susan Sheridan Trillian
Jane Horrocks Fenchurch
Toby Longworth Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz
Samantha BĂ©art (as Sam Burke) Random
Guest cast
Toby Longworth Wowbagger
Andrew Secombe (as Andy Secombe) Constant Mown
Mitch Benn Left Brain
Ed Byrne Hillman Hunter
Jon Culshaw Cthulu
Philip Pope The Doors
Writing team
Douglas Adams Writer
Eoin Colfer Writer
Dirk Maggs Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Dirk Maggs Director
Dirk Maggs Producer
David Morley Producer
Helen Chattwell Producer
John Marsh Announcer

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