Science fiction writer Douglas Adams would've turned 65 on March 11. Even as Adams' multimedia phenomenon The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy inspires a cult following to this day, the BBC Radio 4 is building on Adams' original radio series. In the latest radio show, based on the sixth book in the comedy science fiction series, 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.
Listen to the first episode here.
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