The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy is returning to Radio 4 with its first series in more than a decade – and featuring John Lloyd as the Voice of The Book. The sixth series in the ‘trilogy’, the Hexagonal Phase, is based on Eoin Colfer’s novel And Another Thing… but also features previously unpublished material from creator Douglas Adams. It reunites the original radio cast of Simon Jones as Arthur Dent, Mark Wing-Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox and Geoff McGiven as Ford Prefect.

Radio 4’s topical comedy The Now Show is to air a special edition based around the First World War.

THE Gold TV channel has dropped its sitcom You, Me & Them.

The Boy With Tape On His Face is to appear in the new series of America's Got Talent.

Count Arthur Strong is to make his real-life pantomime debut.

Noel Fielding is piloting a new Channel 4 series based on Japanese gameshows.

Eddie Izzard says he was subjected to homophobic abuse at the FA Cup final at the weekend.

Barry Crimmins, the American stand-up who has actively helped clear child pornography from the internet, is to perform in the UK for the first time in 30 years.

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