Simon Jones in The Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show - Live!
(© James Bullimore)
Simon Jones in The Hitchhiker's
Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show - Live!

(© James Bullimore)
Initial casting has been announced for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show - Live!, which will launch a U.K. tour with an engagement at Glasgow's Theatre Royal, running June 8-9. Dick Maggs will direct the production.

The tour will also play Aylesbury, Basingstoke, Birmingham, Blackpool, Brighton, Bromley, Cambridge, Edinbugh, Leicester, Liverpool, Llandudno, Manchester, Newcastle, Northampton, Plymouth, Southend, Southampton, Woking, and York.

Based on Douglas Adam's popular series, the show will feature many familiar characters, including Vogons, Babel Fish, and Marvin the Paranoid Android. The company will feature Simon Jones (Arthur Dent), Geoff McGivern (Ford Prefect), Susan Sheridan (Trillian), and Mark Wing-Davey (Zaphod Beeblebrox). In addition, Stephen Moore will provide the voice of Marvin.

Additional casting -- featuring cast members of the radio and TV versions of Hitchhiker's -- will be announced shortly.

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