Article about Douglas Adams.
he started on Monty Python and went on to Dr Who...
Right now, NetFlix is showing Dirk Gently.
but his real claim to fame is the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
I first heard this on the old fashioned shortwave radio in the late 1970s: the BBC series.
there was also a BBC TV series in the early 1980's.
fuzzy movie version Here.
and a podcast series discussing the book is on Mythgard.