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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a radio serial created by Dirk Maggs for BBC Radio 4. It had two series originally aired in 2007 and 2008, based on the novels Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul. Each series contains six episodes of 30 min length.

HistoryEdit

Series 1 was recorded from 4 June to 11 June 2007, and broadcast from 3 October to 7 November 2007.

Series 2 was recorded in 2008, and broadcast from 2 October to 6 November 2008.

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EpisodesEdit

Series 1Edit

No. Title Summary Airdate
Series 1 Douglas Adams's comic fantasy, dramatised by Dirk Maggs and John Langdon. 3 Oct 2007 - 7 Nov 2007
1 Episode 1 Dirk Gently discovers that Richard MacDuff is not himself. Gordon Way has an out-of-body experience. 3 Oct 2007, 18:30
2 Episode 2 There is a teaspoon in the metronome, a salt cellar in the earthenware and a horse in the bathroom. 10 Oct 2007, 18:30
3 Episode 3 Dirk inspects the scene of the crime, Gilks behaves oddly and Gordon wakes up dead. 17 Oct 2007, 18:30
4 Episode 4 Richard takes a dip, the Monk orders a milkshake and Dirk jumps to conclusions. 24 Oct 2007, 18:30
5 Episode 5 Matters come to several heads, and the dead walk among us. 31 Oct 2007, 18:30
6 Episode 6 The simple solution is not always the most obvious, helpful or correct. 7 Nov 2007, 18:30

Series 2Edit

No. Title Summary Airdate
Series 2 Douglas Adams's comic fantasy, dramatised by Dirk Maggs and John Langdon. 2 Oct 2008 - 6 Nov 2008
1 Episode 1 Dirk Gently loses a secretary and Odin sells his soul. 2 Oct 2008, 23:00
2 Episode 2 Inspector Gilks makes a discovery and Dirk breaks a nose. 9 Oct 2008 23:00
3 Episode 3 Dirk buys a nifty gadget and Kate visits an iffy clinic. 16 Oct 2008, 23:00
4 Episode 4 Thor drops a Clanger in Sharp's Flat. 23 Oct 2008, 23:00
5 Episode 5 Dirk outwits an eagle and the Draycotts find an eager nitwit. 30 Oct 2008, 23:00
6 Episode 6 Thor succeeds in losing his temper and Dirk fails to save himself. 6 Nov 2008, 23:00

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