| Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy |
|Main Characters:|| Arthur Dent|
|Other Characters:|| Trillian|
Colin the Security Robot
|Script Editor:||John Langdon|
|Music:||Paul Wix Wickens|
|Live Effects:||Ken Humphries|
|Surround Mix:||Paul Deeley|
|ISBN:||ISBN 0-563-20407-2 (CD)|
|Previous Story:||Quandary Phase|
|Following Story:||Hexagonal Phase|
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Cast and CharactersEdit
- The Book - William Franklyn & Peter Jones
- The Book (Mark II) - Rula Lenska
- Arthur Dent - Simon Jones
- Ford Prefect - Geoffrey McGivern
- Marvin the Paranoid Android - Stephen Moore
- Fenchurch - Jane Horrocks
- Zaphod Beeblebrox - Mark Wing-Davey
- Trillian - Susan Sheridan
- Tricia McMillan - Sandra Dickinson
- Zarniwoop Vann Harl - Jonathan Pryce
- Eddie the Computer - Roger Gregg
- Grebulon Leader - Andy Taylor
- Grebulon Lieutenant, Accountancy Bird - Michael Fenton Stevens
- Prophet - John Challis
- Information Creature - Mitch Benn
- Gail Andrews - Lorelei King
- Colin the Robot - Andrew Secombe
- Old Man on the Pole - Saeed Jaffrey
- Old Woman in the Cave - Miriam Margolyes
- Stewardess, The Patient - Lorelei King
- Accountancy Bird and Lift - Roger Gregg
- Grebulon Underling - Philip Pope
- Accountancy Bird - Danny Flint
- Random Dent - Sam Béart
- Old Thrashbarg - Griff Rhys Jones
- Strinder and Doctor - Roger Gregg
- Prostetnic Vogon Jeltz, Wowbagger - Toby Longworth
- Speaking Clock - Brian Cobby
- Bartender - Roger Gregg
- Vogon Helmsman - Michael Cule
- Thor - Dominic Hawksley
- Elvis - Philip Pope
- The Newsreader - Neil Sleat
- Max Quordlepleen - Roy Hudd
- Runner - Tom Maggs
- Agrajag - Douglas Adams
- Announcer - John Marsh
- When Tricia McMillan appears, she is played by Sandra Dickinson, who played Trillian in the TV series.
Devices, Ships, People, Places, Races and Species encounteredEdit
- Arthur is still trying to find Fenchurch after she disappeared during a hyperjump.
- Zaphod (again) attempts to reach Zarniwoop as he did in the Secondary Phase.
- Max Quordlepleen, Thor and Zarquon all previously appeared at Milliways in the Primary Phase.
- Ford discovers the Hitchhikers Guide is no longer owned by Megadodo Publications.
- Vann Harl is the editor of the Hitchhikers Guide.
- Arthur crashlands on the planet Lamuella and becomes the 'Sandwich Maker', serving up Perfectly normal beast.
- Trillian presents Arthur with his daughter Random Dent.
- The Guide Mark II uses Reverse Temporal Engineering to arrange circumstances to benefit whoever is using it.
- The planet Rupert is mentioned and visited by Tricia McMillan.
- Ford and Arthur eat some bacon rolls at the Domain of the King Bar and Grill.
- Babel fish are capable of shifting sideways in probabiltiy (taking whoever they are within with them), should circumstances become dire.
- The whole gang end up at a club Stavro Mueller Beta, then the Earth is destroyed.
- In one possible ending Arthur and Lintilla (and several of her clones) are happy aboard the Heart of Gold.
- In other possible ending Arthur is lying in front of a bulldozer with Fenchurch backing him up.
- In another possible ending the whole gang end up at Milliways, where Arthur re-meets Fenchurch who is there waitressing, Marvin is also present (again) parking cars.
- Zarquon removes Wowbagger's immortality.
Notable variations between Radio/audio and bookEdit
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