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THE HITCH-HIKERíS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY.

THE PRIMARY PHASE - the first series, 3 CD box set.
ISBN 0≠563≠38974-5

THE SECONDARY PHASE ≠ the second series 3 CD box set.
ISBN 0≠563≠38979-6

THE TERTIARY PHASE - 3 CD box set
ISBN 0-563-51043-9

THE QUANDARY PHASE - 2 CD box set
ISBN 0-563-50496-X

THE QUINTESSENTIAL PHASE - 2 CD BOX SET
ISBN 0-563-50407-2

Imagine watching a panel of ĎExpertsí sitting down to discuss ĎPopular Music 1960 to Presentí and learning to your horror that no one on the panel has heard the Beatles ! A similar reaction occurs when confronting an ĎAudio Theatreí enthusiast who hasnít yet heard THE HITCH-HIKERíS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY.

In terms of Production values, Performance, Cultural Impact and of course Adamsís superbly imaginative writing and wit, this production remains one of the most outstanding and significant events in the history of Audio Theatre - EVER. Since itsí first broadcast in 1978, the series has been broadcast and rebroadcast the world over.

The recordings on tape and CD continue to be among the very best sellers in the genre. The book adaptation which Adams later wrote has sold millions of copiesÖ It was made into a smash hit T.V. showÖ[ Douglas Adams today is a very rich man.] Expressed differently, the last Audio Theatre production to burst beyond the confines of ĎCultí status and penetrate the international consciousness, depositing a vocabulary of terms into the popular vernacular along the way, was Douglas Adamís Audio Masterpiece: THE HITCH-HIKERíS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. It remains in the elite group of 4 or 5 productions which have set the superlative gold standard without which Audio Theatre cannot be knowledgeably measured. And besides being 'good for you', the series is a sheer listening delight. If you havenít heard it yet - do so. If you donít have copies of the Primary and Secondary Phases ≠ Get them. Without it, ití s like never having heard Lennon sing 'I am the Walrus' or McCartney croon 'Let it be'.

RG


 

 

 

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