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  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,206
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,103
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,104

One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Funny!

  • By tatiana on 13-03-2016

The US edition as read by Stephen Fry

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-12-2018

Edits and certain words suggest this is a US edition. Fry's reading is impeccable although he gives Ford and Zaphod transatlantic accents and makes Eddie the shipboard computer quite camp. Might be jarring if you are used to rhe voices from the original radio show. Still shows Fry performing beautifully a great work by an old friend.

  • The Very World of Milton Jones: Series 1-3

  • The Complete BBC Radio 4 Collection
  • By: David Tyler
  • Narrated by: Milton Jones, Olivia Colman, Alexander Armstrong, and others
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Milton Jones, Milton Jones - so good, they named him. The most popular living comedian on Radio 4 and officially Britain's funniest Milton is here with the complete three series of his award-wining show that leapt from late night to prime time - a show which costars regular guests Alexander Armstrong ( Pointless, Armstrong & Miller), Dave Lamb (the voice of Come Dine with Me) and Joanna Scanlan ( The Thick of It, Getting On).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Milton Jones

  • By E. Miller on 28-06-2018

Classic Milton Jones

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-06-2018

Great to hear some of Milton Jones' first few series. The whole lot is a delight of terrible puns, mini sketches, running gags and the loosest of plots, tied together with the constant threat of Milton perishing (spoiler: he doesn't). Also a good chance to hear some cracking UK comedians in supporting roles: Mel Hudson, Dave Lamb, Olivia Colman, Alexander Armstrong and more. The only things missing are jokes relying on snippets of pop music, cut presumably because the rights to the music would be too expensive.