And The original H2G2 Vinyls come to CD!

Ok, that’s a bit weird I know. It seems now that the vinyls recorded in 1980-81 for Original Records because the BBC didn’t want to publish the radio series on vinyl are now being released on CD and digital downloads by the BBC!

At last! The H2G2 Hexagonal Phase comes to Vinyl!

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Hexagonal Phase, produced by Dirk Maggs in 2018 and based on “An Other Thing” by Eoing Colfer, is coming at last on Vinyl! It will be released on March 13, 2020.

HULU’S H2G2 TV Series – GWW reveals some new info

Here are some news of the upcoming Hulu H2G2 TV series! GWW (Geeks WorldWide) have exclusively learned the following: - "Production is set to start this summer in Elstree Studios, United Kingdom" -> So the H2G2 new series will be made in UK in the same studio than...

Stephen Moore (aka Marvin) dies aged 81

Stephen Moore died peacefully at home in October 2019. He was 81 years old. Moore was famously Marvin’s voice in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy radio and TV series

H2G2 is back on TV!

Deadline published the news earlier today. H2G2 will come back on TV sceens thanks to American  streaming service Hulu. "Hulu is developing a TV series adaptation of the novels from prolific showrunner Carlton Cuse (Lost, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Locke & Key) and...

All the Hitchhiker radio series are now on Vinyl (minus one!)

In August 2018, Demon Music started to publish collector boxsets for each phases of the Hitchhiker radio series. It was the first time that the radio series was published on vinyl. One year later, the five phases have been published (we still don't know if the...

The Hitchhiker TV series is out on blu-ray!

The BBC has just released a brand new edition of the beloved Hitchhiker TV series. This time, Hitchhiker comes to blu-ray. Oh, well I should say several new editions because there is a Special Edition (3 blu-rays or DVDs including one for the show, one for the extras...

H2G2 Primary Phase on vinyl!

For the first time ever, the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy radio series will be released on vinyl by Demon Records the 24th August 2018.

SFX celebrates Hitchhiker’s Guide 40th Anniversary

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy with SFX issue 298. Marvin the paranoid android is the cover star. Inside, you’ll find 17 pages of coverage celebrating the whole 40-year phenomenon.

Dirk Gently, the play shown in Southampton

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, the play, will be shown in Southampton at Nuffield Southampton Theatres during five days, from the 30th January to the 3rd February.

Dirk Gently on BBC America : big news !

Thanks to two recent big news, we now know a lot more about the upcoming Dirk Gently TV series that will be broadcast on BBC America. The TV series, penned by Max Landis, will consist of eight episodes The broadcast should begin in fall 2016 Elijah Wood (Lord of the...

Douglas Adams’ mother dies

Douglas Adams' mother, Janet Thrift, died yesterday the 24th February 2016. Douglas was 5 years old when his mother and his father (Christopher Adams) divorced. Douglas stayed with his mother and his younger sister, Sue. Janet worked as a nurse in the local hospital....

Dirk Gently is back on BBC… America !

We knew that Arvind Ethan David, a long time fan of Douglas Adams, and co-creator of "Dirk", the play adaption of the first Dirk Gently back in 1992, was working on a brand new adaptation of Dirk Gently on TV, this time with Max Landis as the main writer (the 2010 TV...

Trillian is dead

(Picture: Susan Sherdian with Simon Jones for a live version of the H2G2 radio series episode 2 in 2008) Susan Sheridan, who played Trillian in the radio series, has died aged 68 the 9th August 2015. Her voice is instantly recognizable for all Hitchhiker fans. She was...

Douglas Adams Day on Sunday 14th Dec

For the Hitchhiker and Douglas Adams fans who will be in London in mid december that is surely an event not to miss. As part of the BFI Sci Fi blockbuster, LOCO presents a celebration of the work of Douglas Adams on Sunday 14th December. This is part of a...

New Doulgas Adams’ biography hitting the shelves 25th September

Jem Roberts' 'The Frood: The Authorised and Very Official History of Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' is going to hit the shelves this 25th september Every Douglas Adams' fan is waiting impatiently for this new book more than ten years after...

Towel Day 2014 : don’t forget your towel and celebrate !

Once again this year, there will be a large number of events to celebrate Towel Day. So don't miss the biggest day of the year and don't forget your towel ! You'll find an almost complete list of events all around the globe on towelday.org. There is no reason to stay...

Great succcess for H2G2 Live special at BBC Radio Theatre !

Saturday 29th March, the cast reunited for a special H2G2 Live event at the BBC radio theatre. The event was part of  Radio 4's Character Invasion program. The program was adapted and directed by the quite unique Dirk Maggs and starring all the main actors from the...

Douglas Adams 62nd Birthday : two events in London !

Today tuesday 11th March, we're celebrating Douglas Adams 62nd Birthday and there are two events happening at the same time in London. First, the Highgate Cemetery where Douglas Adams is burried is organizing a special event called "Douglas Adams: A Conversation at...

H2G2 Live is back on stage for a one-off the 29th March !

The H2G2 live team will be back for a one of saturday 29th March at the BBC Radio Theatre in London. The original cast will be back including Mark Wing Davey (Zaphod) and Stephen Moore (Marvin). The voice of the book will be this time played by the original producer...

Sad news : Hitchhiker Live cancelled !

This is a sad day. It has just been anounced that he Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show 2013 Tour has been cancelled. The show was due to continue till the end of November. All our thoughts to the fantastic team that brought to us this incredible show,...

Hichhiker Live hits the road the 14th September !

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show Live is back for a two and a half month tour in UK starting the 14th September in London and finishing the 30th November in Milton Keynes. Almost the entire casting is back but Mark Wing-Davey, the original Zaphod, who...

New Douglas Adams biography to be published in autumn 2014

Jem Roberts is also a successful Ukulele player Thebookseller.com has just anounced that "Preface publisher Trevor Dolby has bought world rights to "The Frood: A Guide to the Galaxy of Douglas Adams" by Jem Roberts, for hardback publication in autumn 2014".  Jem...

Towel Day 2013 is coming !

Once again this year Towel Day will be huge. And as it will be a saturday and not a damn week day, there will be ever more celebrations than usual. If you check towelday.org, you will probably find a nice event happening not too far from where you live. If there is...

Douglas Adams left hand guitars collection for sale !

  The Music shop Chandler Guitars has announced on his website that they have for sale Douglas Adams' collection of left handed guitars. The collection contains 10 eletric guitars from £ 1695 (for a Hofner 500/1 Beatle Bass 58 Reissue 1989 Left-handed) to £ 4995 (for...

Vogon Jeltz quoted at the House of Commons !

(thanks to Dave H for this goundbreaking news) Brandon Lewis, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, is undoubtly so coool it would fluster a Vegan snow lizard! He quoted Vogon Jeltz in an answer to a question from a Member of Parliament. Sadly it...

Google pays tribute to Douglas Adams for his 61st birthday

The 11th march 2013 we celebrate Douglas Adams' 61st Birthday. Google pays tribute to the man with one of its famous doodles. Thanks Big G ! 😉 The doodle was created by Sophia Foster-Dimino. She explains how she worked on this doodle on the doodles' site where all...

Hitchhiker Live back in 2013, book now !

Hitchhiker Live is back on tour in september 2013. The first date will be in London the 16th September. Here are all dates available now (updated 21th February 2012) : 14-15 Sep Book nowLondon, Hackney Empire 16-17 Sep COMING SOON Norwich, Theatre Royal 19 Sep COMING...

Polly Adams interviewed on Aussie radio

Photo: Douglas and Polly, circa 2000/01 Polly, Douglas Adams' daughter, has been interviewed for the first time ever (well at least to my knowledge) on an Australian radio where she currently (as january 2013) gets some holidays. A great little interview very...

The Doctor Who legacy collection box set

This is of course great news for all Doctor Who fans and Douglas Adams fans alike. BBC video has just released a great DVD boxset. It contains the legendary and unfinished "Shada" story never fully completed. You'll find all the existing footage + some Tom Baker...

Unique Douglas Adams exhibition in Dorset

An exhibition about Douglas Adams is not a common event. Last time I saw one was the Hitchcon in 2009. So if you're in UK when the exhibition is open (this october) you won't want to miss that. "By kind permission of the family of the late Douglas Adams this unique...

Hitchhiker Live : 35.000 spectators and a new tour in 2013

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show Live has just finished its tour in Edimburgh on saturday 21th that the organizers announced that the show will return in 2013 on the facebook page of the show !!! "35,000 of the galaxy's most brilliant people have come...

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Radio series Live, the FULL review

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Series Live (photo by James Bullimore) At last, my best birthday party ever. The Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy Radio Series Live just for me. Well, me and a few other spectators in the fully packed Hackney Empire Theatre....

Hitchhiker Live : first reviews and online shop

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy got some nice reviews for its first shows. http://www.uktheatre.net/magazine/read/the-hitchhikers-guide-to-the-galaxy-radio-show-live_1464.html http://www.comedy.co.uk/live/review/hitchhikers_guide_live_review/...

Hitchhiker Live : the biggest show on earth begins tonight !

Hitchhiker Live Tour begins tonight at Glasgow !!! Lucky b*stards ! All dates on the official website : http://www.hitchhikerslive.com/ "A sneak peek of the stage at Glasgow...curtains up!" (8th june) The last London rehearsal the 2nd June

Dirk Gently has been axed by BBC4

Bad news for TV viewers who wanted to watch something slightly more original than the typical detective show. BBC4 has finally decided to axe Dirk Gently, the TV series freely adapted from the Douglas Adams books. We learnt the news from the series star Stephen Mangan...

Happy Towel Day

Happy Towel day to everybody. If you don't want to spend this special day alone, go to http://www.towelday.org and check if there's something happening in a place not to far away from you. Have a nice day !

H2G2 Radio Show, Live : the voices of the book

As you probably already know The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show, Live! will tour the UK from the 8th June to the 21th July. A special event with all the main actors from the original cast (Simon Jones, Geoff McGivern,...). The great Peter Jones, who was...

Nick Webb, Douglas Adam’s first publisher and biographer, dies

Nick Webb (picture thanks to Kevin Davies) Nick Webb just passed away the 10 or 11th April 2012. He first met Douglas Adams in 1978 and managed to sign a book deal with Douglas Adams for Pan Books shortly after the radio series' huge success (the BBC declined to sign...