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Hitchcon '09 - Royal Festival Hall

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CELEBRATE 30 years of Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday, October 11, 2009.

On hand on this day of intergalactic entertainment will be actor Simon Jones, bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the original stars of the series.

Hitchcon ’09 will include the world premiere reading of And Another Thing…, Colfer’s new Hitchhiker’s novel; The Douglas Adams Chat Show in which friends and experts discuss the great man and his work; and Hitchhiker’s Live on Stage.

In the last, Andrew Sachs will join Simon Jones and other original cast members in Dirk Maggs’ new radio-style adaptation.

There will also be a photocall of the largest ever number of Hitchhiker’s fans (wear your dressing gown and bring your towel!); special free screenings of the Hitchhiker’s series; and book signings.

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