Perfectly Normal Productions and The Entertainment Business for The Radio Theatre Company present The Original Cast – Reunited Live On Stage – in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show – Live!
From the Saga that changed Life, The Universe And Everything – The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
Starring Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoff McGivern asFord Prefect, Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox and the voice of Stephen Moore asMarvin theParanoid Android.
You may think it’s a long way down the street to the Chemist. But that’s just peanuts to Space …
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy became an instant classic on its launch as a radio series. Now Douglas Adams’s immortal creation explodes back into life, re-born in this ground-breaking new stage production – a radio show like you never saw before – in surround sound, packed with laughter, robots, really wild sound effects and drinks with extremely silly names.
The legendary Radio and TV cast are re-united for these live performances, led by Simon Jones as Arthur Dent bringing to life the characters written for them in highlights from the entire Hitchhiker’s Saga. They are joined on stage by Rory McGrath as the guest Voice of the Book, plus supporting actors from Hitchhikers in all its phases.
Directed by Dirk Maggs, Douglas Adams’ choice to conclude the narrative in its original medium, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Live! is an adventure which will introduce newcomers of all ages to Vogons, Babel Fish, Marvin the Paranoid Android and allow them to explore the unique and hilarious Whole General Mish Mash According To Douglas Adams.
Whatever else you do, make sure you know where your towel is …
Running time 156 mins approx