Dirk Gently, radio drama

Richard MacDuff is having one of those days. His couch is stuck in the stairwell, there’s a horse in the bathroom, and his old school pal Svlad Cjelli has invited himself back into Richard’s life on some kind of interconnected detective case. Penned by The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is…

Hitchhiker’s Guide, radio show

Space is big. And in space’s mind-bogglingly vastness is a small blue/green planet on which lives Arthur Dent shortly before said blue/green planet is destroyed by an intergalactic construction fleet clearing the way for a hyperspace bypass. Douglas Adam’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, whose radio version is its first, best, and truest form, is a…

Good Omens & Neverwhere radio dramas

Dirk Maggs is the god of radio adaptation as far as I’m concerned. His recent radio dramas, Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere and Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens are unchallenged by any other adaptation. (I’m not saying I don’t like the Neverwhere television show, but it is very low budget.) Narrated by Christopher Lee, Neverwhere takes place in a mildly futuristic London…

Free Thing: Good Omens radio

FOR A LIMITED TIME Dirk Maggs’ adaptation of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s Good Omens novel is available to stream here for a limited time. You do NOT need a geo-blocker, as it is available worldwide. After it is taken down (one month after it was put up), it will probably be available for sale on audible.com.…

Good Omens Radio – Dec. 22

1. Download a geo-blocker like Zenmate or Tunnel Bear. 2. On December 22 at 6pm EST or later, turn on your geo-blocker and go to BBC Radio 4’s website. 3. Listen to part one of Good Omens! 4. Come back on December 27 for the second part. 5. Repeat until you’ve heard all 6 episodes.…

Character Invasion: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

What is it? As part of BBC Radio 4’s “Character Invasion,” the cast of the original Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy radio series reunited for a brand new 75-minute taping, based largely on the live shows they’d been touring the last couple years. That’s Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, Susan Sheridan, Mark Wing-Davy, Stephen Moore, and Toby Longworth,…