Don't Panic: The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: The Original Albums (CD-Audio)

Don't Panic: The Hitch-hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe: The Original Albums By Douglas Adams, Peter Jones (Read by), Simon Jones (Read by), Geoffrey McGivern (Read by), Mark Wing-Davey (Read by), Stephen Moore (Read by), Full Cast (Read by) Cover Image
By Douglas Adams, Peter Jones (Read by), Simon Jones (Read by), Geoffrey McGivern (Read by), Mark Wing-Davey (Read by), Stephen Moore (Read by), Full Cast (Read by)
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Don’t Panic! Reissued for the first time in 40 years, two unique recordings of Douglas Adams's sci-fi comedy drama.

When Earthman Arthur Dent learns that first his house and then his planet are about to be bulldozed, it’s the beginning of an interplanetary adventure for him and his friend, Ford Prefect. After fleeing Earth they hitch a lift with hoopy frood Zaphod Beeblebrox, who hurtles from one improbability to another—literally. With Trillian and Marvin the Paranoid Android in tow, the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything is soon revealed: 42. But what was the question…?

Following the success of the BBC radio series, Douglas Adams adapted his scripts for these two full-cast albums, with incidental radiophonic music provided by Paddy Kingsland. First released by Original Records in 1980, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and The Restaurant at the End of the Universe star Peter Jones as The Book, Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, and Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox.

Produced by Geoffrey Perkins and Tim Souster, the cast also includes Cindy Oswin, Stephen Moore, Richard Vernon, Valentine Dyall, David Tate, Jim Broadbent, Bill Wallis, Roy Hudd, Frank Middlemass, Stephen Greif, and others.

Hang onto your towel—it’s going to be the ride of a lifetime.

About the Author


Douglas Adams (1952—2001) is best known for the 1970s BBC Radio series (and later novel, TV series, and feature film) The Hitchhikers's Guide to the Galaxy. He also wrote three Doctor Who serials, as well as The Dirk Gently series.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781529126570
ISBN-10: 1529126576
Publisher: BBC Physical Audio
Publication Date: March 1st, 2021
Pages: 1
Language: English