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Beware of the Leopard: the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy podcast

81 EpisodesProduced by Mark Steadman, Jon Bounds, Jon Hickman, Danny SmithWebsite

New additions to the book with the famous words "Don't Panic" on the cover. Smart and funny, fusing real-world observation with a writing style Douglas Adams fans have sorely missed.With each topic, the panel of authors and performers present an essay in the style of a Hitchhiker's Guide entry, whic… read more


16: From the Evildrome Boozarama to Finlon

Mark Steadman, Danny Smith and Jon Hickman continue their mission to discuss everything in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy canon , in alphabetical order.

Evildrome Boozarama

The Evildrome Boozarama is a bar Ford and Hotblack used to crash, pretending to be health inspectors. Here, Danny and Jon share some stomach-turning foodie tales.

Fallian marsh gas

When mixing a Pangalactic Gargleblaster, one should allow four litres of Falian marsh gas to bubble through, “in memory of all those happy hikers who have died of pleasure in the Marshes of Fallia”.


On Fanalla can be found the Bwenelli Atoll, where Ford first started working at the Guide, “before the Riktanarqals and the Danqueds vertled it”. Fanalla also has rum that Ford remembered liking. Danny shares a story of nearly vertling a local publication.


Fenchurch is the girl who came up with the idea to solve everything, in a cafe in Rickmansworth. She is played by Jane Horrocks in the radio series, but since Jon is on record as fancying Fenchurch, he has first dibs on casting her role in our hypothetical Netflix adaptation.

Fifty-Three More Things to do in Zero Gravity

A book that sold better than the Guide. In celebration, Danny shares numbers 2, 3, 4, 54, 55 and 56.


Finlon is a Golgafrinchan documentary film director. He made a film about the indigenous peoples of Earth dying out, and was planning on telling the story of the captain of the B Ark. Jon, as a media studies man, do you have any documentary tips?

Get in touch

Follow @ iamsteadman, @ probablydrunk and @ jonhickman on Twitter.


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