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The cast of the radio series. Copyright: BBC / Above The Title Productions.

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about space travel. 26 episodes (5 series), 1978 - 2005. Stars Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Peter Jones, William Franklyn and others.

Another series is in development.

Happy Towel Day from Breakfast!

Simon Jones who plays Arthur Dent came to talk to us about a new stage version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Simon came to see us as today is Towel Day which is a tribute by fans to Hitchhiker's author Douglas Adams. On this day, fans carry a towel with them to demonstrate their appreciation for the books and the author.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show Live starts its tour in Glasgow on June 8th and will be visiting theatres across the country.

Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

Featuring: Simon Jones (Arthur Dent), Geoffrey McGivern (Ford Prefect).

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