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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 3 - Fit The Twenty-Ninth

Zaphod travels to Valhalla to meet up with Thor, Arthur learns that there is a colony of humans on the planet Nano, and Constant Mown keeps a diary expressing is un-Vogonness.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd 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
Sandra Dickinson Trillian
Jane Horrocks Fenchurch
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
Tom Alexander Heimdall
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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