| Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy |
|Main Characters:|| Arthur Dent|
|Settings:|| Earth, Pre-Historic times|
Heart of Gold
Earth, Lord's Cricket Ground, Modern Era
Cathedral of Hate
|ISBN:||ISBN 0-563-51043-9 (CD)|
|Previous Story:||Secondary Phase|
|Following Story:||Quandary Phase|
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Cast and CharactersEdit
- The Book - Peter Jones and William Franklyn
- Arthur Dent - Simon Jones
- Ford Prefect - Geoffrey McGivern
- Trillian - Susan Sheridan
- Zaphod Beeblebrox - Mark Wing-Davey
- Marvin the Paranoid Android - Stephen Moore
- Eddie the Computer - Roger Gregg
- Wowbagger, Vogon Captain - Toby Longworth
- Zem the Mattress - Andy Taylor
- Krikkit Robots, Krikkit Commander - Dominic Hawksley
- Slartibartfast - Richard Griffiths
- Walkie Talkie - Fiona Carew
- The Boy - Theo Maggs
- Deodat - Bruce Hyman
- Henry Blofeld - Himself
- Fred Trueman - Himself
- Wikkit Voice, Elder of Krikki - Dominic Hawksley
- Agrajag - Douglas Adams
- Judiciary Pag - Rupert Degas
- Krikkit Man One, Mancunian Correcting-Fluid Magnate - Michael Fenton Stevens
- Krikkit Man Two - Philip Pope
- Krikkit Man Three - Tom Maggs
- Thor - Dominic Hawksley
- Award winner, Dispatcher, Silastic Armorfiends, Krikkit Civilian - Bob Golding
- Woman with the Sydney Opera House Head - Joanna Lumley
- Party Doorman - Paul Wickens
- Prak - Chris Langham
- Hactar - Leslie Phillips
- Announcer - John Marsh
- This phase was produced 23 years after the previous Secondary Phase.
- The Tertiary Phase opens with Arthur and Ford on pre-historic Earth, practically retconning most of the Secondary Phase ... however, over the course of the Tertiary, Quandary and Quintessential Phases this is reconciled ... somewhat.
Devices, Ships, People, Places, Races and Species encounteredEdit
- Trillian dismisses Zaphod's experiences at the Frogstar and the Total Perspective Vortex as a 'psychotic episode.
- Marvin spends a lot of time talking to a Mattress, called Zem.
- Arthur and Ford utilise a sofa to escape prehistoric Earth.
- Slartibartfast's ship is hidden by a Somebody Else's Problem field.
- The ship in question is the starship Bistromath.
- Slartibartfast shows Ford and Arthur an Informational Illusion about the Krikkit Wars, Wikkit Gate and Wikkit Key.
- Some people steal the core of the Heart of Gold's Infinite Improbability Drive.
- Brockian Ultra-Cricket is mentioned.
- Lallafa time travel affected life as a particuarly good and well affected PR life is mentioned by the guide.
- It is revealed to Arthur that someone will try to assasinate him at/on Stavromula Beta.
- When Arthur, Slartibartfast and Ford teleport from the Starship Bistromat Arthur ends up at the Cathedral of Hate.
Notable variations between Radio/audio and bookEdit
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