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The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Live. Image shows from L to R: Marvin the Paranoid Android (Stephen Moore), Trillian (Susan Sheridan), Zaphod Beeblebrox (Mark Wing-Davey), Arthur Dent (Simon Jones), Ford Prefect (Geoffrey McGivern).

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Live

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Live. Image shows from L to R: Marvin the Paranoid Android (Stephen Moore), Ford Prefect (Geoffrey McGivern), Trillian (Susan Sheridan), Arthur Dent (Simon Jones), Zaphod Beeblebrox (Mark Wing-Davey).

The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Live

The cast of the original Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy radio series reunite for a new recording, broadcast live on Radio 4

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2014
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan, Stephen Moore, John Lloyd, Toby Longworth, Samantha BĂ©art and others
Writers
Douglas Adams and Dirk Maggs
Director
Dirk Maggs
Producer
David Morley

The original radio cast of Douglas Adams's comic sci-fi creation The Hitchhiker's Guide tT The Galaxy return to where it all began... BBC Radio 4.

Some of the most enduring characters ever created for radio will be heard in a special live transmission from London's Radio Theatre, as part of Radio 4's Character Invasion day.

The two-headed smooth-talking alien Zaphod Beeblebrox, bemused Earthling Arthur Dent, and Marvin the Paranoid Android will relive some of their adventures, with a very special appearance by the original producer John Lloyd as The Voice of the Book.

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