Demon Records will issue Quintessential Phase a new 2LP coloured vinyl deluxe set that features the fifth series of Douglas Adams’ classic comedy science fiction radio show The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase arrives on heavyweight pink vinyl, and of course the packaging is consistent with the high standards of the preceding Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quandary Phase releases. Here, for the first time ever on vinyl, are Episodes 23 to 26 of the BBC radio series which was first broadcast in 2005 and is based upon Douglas Adams’s fifth Hitchhiker’s novel, Mostly Harmless.
Starring William Franklyn & Peter Jones as The Book, with Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod, Susan Sheridan as Trillian, Sandra Dickinson as Tricia McMillan, Samantha Beart as Random and Rula Lenska as The Bird, with a guest cast including Jonathan Pryce, John Challis, Mitch Benn, Michael Fenton-Stevens, Saeed Jaffrey, Miriam Margolyes, Griff Rhys Jones, Stephen Moore, Jane Horrocks and many more, with music by Philip Pope and Paul ‘Wix’ Wickens. Adapted, Directed and Co-Produced by Dirk Maggs.
This Amazon UK exclusive edition is limited to 500 copies and includes a signed print from Arthur Dent himself… Simon Jones. It also includes sleeve notes by Jones and a series overview by Jem Roberts, Adams’ official biographer.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Quintessential Phase is released on 28 June 2019.