Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, The Primary Phase Special Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, The Primary Phase Special

Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, The Primary Phase Special

    • 4.1 • 89 Ratings
    • £7.99

    • £7.99

Publisher Description

A dynamic remastering of the original BBC Radio 4 full-cast serial - Fit the First to Fit the Sixth - which spawned a phenomenal hitchhiking legend

The original series of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, remastered by Dirk Maggs (director of the Tertiary, Quandary and Quintessential Phases) to give a full, vibrant sound, now with Philip Pope's version of the familiar theme tune and specially re-recorded announcements by John Marsh.

Join Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect,Trillian, Zaphod Beeblebrox and Marvin the Paranoid Android in their first series of adventures as they witness the destruction of Earth to make way for a hyperspace bypass, stumble upon the ancient planet of Magrathea, dine at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe, and seek an answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe And Everything.

Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Susan Sheridan, Stephen Moore and a full supporting cast star in these BBC Radio 4 episodes.

A special 55-minute bonus programme, Douglas Adams's Guide to the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, explores the genesis of the radio series and its incredible success, with contributions from the original cast andproduction team.

Audio files were replaced in April 2021

©2008 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2008 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
NARRATOR
FC
Full Cast
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
03:56
hr min
RELEASED
2008
3 November
PUBLISHER
BBC Audio
SIZE
196.2
MB

Customer Reviews

eamonlaser ,

The radio show as I remember it, but sound quality not great

Sounds like it’s been encoded at far too low a quality to sell for a price. The story, the characters, and the performance are all great, but the noise/distortion/artefacts in the sounds are a disappointment. It doesn’t make it unlistenable, but it’s hard to forget when you ought to be losing yourself in the story. It’s a real shame, because I absolutely love the guide in all its forms.

harvyton ,

The Sound Quality Is Fine

I have purchased versions of this in most of its incarnations over the years and this no less funny than the others. The genius is in the words.

Hairy Doorbell ,

Dreadful audio

It’s such a great story but the sound quality is dreadful. What a waste, I was really looking forward to this too. As a kid I loved how the sound design worked on the original. I’d like a refund please. Where can I find the original?

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