David Tate was an actor who played many parts in the original The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series, including Eddie the Computer, Benjy Mouse, the Allitnils, and the Happy Vertical People Transporter.

Douglas Adams said of Tate that "He was one of the backbones of the series. We had him there every week."



As Eddie the Computer

As Vogon Guard

As Benjy Mouse

As the Allitnils

The radio show (Primary and Secondary Phases) cast (1978) - (Left to right) Douglas Adams, Geoffrey Perkins, David Tate, Geoffrey McGivern, Mark Wing-Davey, Simon Jones and Alan Ford.

As Arcturan Captain/Radio Voice/Receptionist/Lift

As Frogstar Prisoner Relations Officer

As Vogon Computer

As Film Commentator and Computeach

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