This Tuesday the BBC Radio 4 started sending the new episodes of the great Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy radio plays by Douglas Adams. In keeping with the spirit of the original, these new series are called the Tertiary, Quadrenary and Quintessential phases, and starts with the book Life, the Universe, and Everything.

Since the first two series were broadcast twenty-five years ago, this is something fans of Douglas Adams’ science fiction have been waiting a long time for! You can listen online here, but be warned – each episode is only available for seven days after the repeat…