Elijah Wood begins filming BBC America’s ‘Dirk Gently’ series

Production has started on the new TV version of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Based on the novels by Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Doctor Who writer Douglas Adams, BBC America’s series is written by Max Landis (Chronicle) and comes from the producers of The Walking Dead. Described as a “comedic thriller”, the story follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric “holistic” … >

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BBC planning new ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is set to return to BBC Radio 4. More than a decade since the show last aired in 2005, a new season of the sci-fi comedy series has been commissioned. The sixth season is expected to be titled ‘The Hexagonal Phase’, the British Comedy Guide reports. The new episodes will apparently be … >

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‘Doctor Who’ book review: ‘City of Death’ novelisation

As far as classic Doctor Who serials go, ‘City of Death’ is surely one of the most fondly remembered. From its fantastical and romantic score to the imagery of Tom Baker and Lalla Ward running through the streets of actual Paris to the exceptionally mad and delightful Douglas Adams dialogue, it figures in many a … >

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Win ‘Doctor Who’ books!

Published on Thursday 21 May by BBC Books (£16.99), ‘City of Death’ is a novel by James Goss based on the 1979 Doctor Who episode written by The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams. > Order the book on Amazon. To celebrate, we’ve got copies of the book to give away to … >

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Infographic: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hacking

Norton have put together a new infographic explaining the history and dangers of hacking, based on Douglas Adams’ cult book series The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. The guide has been designed help users stay protected against hackers, using examples from the likes of Weird Science and WarGames! The first hack ever recorded was in … >

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