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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 4 - Fit The Thirtieth

Zaphod meets up with Thor, Ford finds himself barred from editing the Book, and Hillman Hunter has problems with a group of cheese-worshippers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th 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 Thor
    Ed Byrne Hillman Hunter
    Lenny Henry The Consultant
    Tom Alexander Buckeye Brown
    Philip Pope Aseed Preflux
    Theo Maggs The Viking
    Phillipe Bosher Baldur
    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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