The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase
An extended version of the first episode of the brand new series.
This is an extended version of the first episode of the brand new series, based on And Another Thing... the sixth book in the famous Hitchhiker's Guide trilogy.
Forty years on from the first ever radio series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Arthur Dent, and friends return to be thrown back into the Whole General Mish Mash, in a rattling adventure involving Viking Gods and Irish Confidence Tricksters, with our first glimpse of Eccentrica Gallumbits and a brief but memorable moment with The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast Of Traal.
Starring John Lloyd as The Book, with Simon Jones as Arthur, Geoff McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox, Sandra Dickinson and Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Jim Broadbent as Marvin the Paranoid Android and Jane Horrocks as Fenchurch. The cast also includes Samantha Béart, Toby Longworth, Andy Secombe, Ed Byrne, Lenny Henry, Philip Pope, Mitch Benn, Jon Culshaw and Professor Stephen Hawking.
The series is written and directed by Dirk Maggs and based on And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer, with additional unpublished material by Douglas Adams.
Music by Philip Pope
Production research by Kevin Jon Davies
Written and directed by Dirk Maggs
Based on the novel And Another Thing... by Eoin Colfer, with additional material by Douglas Adams
Recorded at The Soundhouse Ltd by Gerry O'Riordan
Sound Design by Dirk Maggs
Produced by Dirk Maggs, Helen Chattwell and David Morley
A Perfectly Normal production for BBC Radio 4.
|The Voice of the Book||John Lloyd|
|Arthur Dent||Simon Jones|
|Ford Prefect||Geoff McGivern|
|Zaphod Beeblebrox||Mark Wing-Davey|
|Tricia McMillan||Sandra Dickinson|
|Constant Mown||Andy Secombe|
|Left Brain||Mitch Benn|
|Hillman Hunter||Ed Byrne|
|The Guide MkII||Stephen Hawking|
|The Consultant||Lenny Henry|
|Buckeye Brown||Tom Alexander|
|Gunner Vogon||Tom Alexander|
|Aseed Preflux||Philip Pope|
|Sub-Etha Voice||Philip Pope|
|HOG Door||Philip Pope|
|The Viking||Theo Maggs|