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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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

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.

Adapted and Directed by Dirk Maggs

Producer: David Morley
A Perfectly Normal production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Mar 2014 10:15


Role Contributor
Arthur DentSimon Jones
Zaphod BeeblebroxMark Wing-Davey
Marvin the Paranoid AndroidStephen Moore
TrillianSue Sheridan
Ford PrefectGeoffrey McGivern
The Voice of the BookJohn Lloyd
DirectorDirk Maggs
AdaptorDirk Maggs
AuthorDouglas Adams

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