Original Hitchhiker’s Guide To the Galaxy Radio Program


Yesterday, I managed to find the original Hitchhiker’s radio series in an archive from KCRW, an NPR station station in Santa Barbara.


The series consists of 12 half-hour segments, with the full twelve segments covering the the first three books of the trilogy (roughly).


It’s definitely worth a listen, and it’s interesting how Adams evolved and filled in things over time.


Comments (9)

  1. David Grant says:

    I’ll also point out that M83 is going to perform on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic in about 25 minutes. Should be good.

    http://www.kcrw.com/cgi-bin/db/kcrw.pl?show_code=mb&air_date=5/3/05&tmplt_type=show

  2. Mike Dunn says:

    BBC is doing more series of radio shows, I caught 3 or 4 of them last year, but IMO they were nowhere near as good, they weren’t even _funny_ most of the time. :~(

  3. I’d love to be able to listen to these in my car…. Anyone have a stream recorder?

  4. Neat! Wasn’t this on the BBC radio pages originally? I remember seeing it there some time ago. While not as good but still entertaining, the original tv series of the same namesake is on amazon. Good stuff! 🙂

    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005YUNJ/ref=pd_sxp_elt_l1/103-2006097-0143051

  5. Peter Hornby says:

    The BBC are broadcasting the new radio series starting today (Tuesday, May 3rd). Each episode will be available for seven days following the original broadcast, at

    <http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/hitchhikers/&gt;

  6. KCRW is actually broadcast from Santa Monica Community College (A.K.A. Harvard by the Sea).

    ;-}

    Love the Broadcasts!