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Bathsheets in Space

Advantages: Hilarious, Classic, Well-written, Well-acted, generally brilliant.
Disadvantages: Not in a terribly convenient format for listening to one episode at a time

...I listened to these tapes before I ever read the books, and I must say Im glad I did so. Douglas Adams was a great writer, but his characterisations were inconsistent to say the least; he is said to have arbitrarily swapped lines of dialogue between char ...

Muswell 27.03.2004 Read full review
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The Wackiest Galaxy in the World

Advantages: Brilliant characters, clever humour, brilliantly read
Disadvantages: Can't think of any, even though I listen to this over and over again

...Ok, before I get going on this opinion, I must confess I’ve never read this book, only listened to the tape. I have the tape of the first series, the radio 4 version, and although I have often considered reading the book, which we do own, the tempta ...

jeocar 19.12.2001 Read full review
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Holy Zarquon, Singing Fish

Advantages: Utterly hilarious, everybody should own this
Disadvantages: None at all

The story of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is a fascinating one. I am sure that many people will remember the recent film, but this is in fact the fourth incarnation of the Guide. The series follows the adventures of Arthur Dent, the only human sur ...

BenRowland 05.04.2006 Read full review
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mostly harmless

Advantages: Great, spaced-out fun
Disadvantages: errr......

...This radio play is one of the smartest and funniest around. Adams' largely plotless creation is full of ironic humour, as well as complete wierdness. The 'story' follows an earthman, Arthur Dent, who is rescued when the Earth is destroyed (to make way f ...

loverice 04.07.2002 Read full review
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You just can't turn it off!

Advantages: Like listening to the TV series. Funny, clever, good for all the family!
Disadvantages: None I can think of.

...I first heard someone play this in their car, it sent shivers down my spine. I remembered watching the TV series as a kid, and I have vivid memories of the theme tune. This audio tape is almost identical to the TV series. If you watched and loved ...

cs94njw 17.09.2005 Read full review
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