Dirk was written Arvind Ethan David and James Goss in 1991 while they were still in school.
It was expanded and performed in a production 1995.
Author Douglas Adams saw the play 1995 and 1997 and was delighted and approving.
Behind the scenes
Changes from the source material include the cutting of the Electric Monk and his horse, and of the paradoxes involving Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Johann Sebastian Bach.