“Dirk Gently” Series Coming

After a successful pilot episode, Dirk Gently is coming to television.

The BBC commissioned a backdoor pilot episode for a series based on the popular Douglas Adams novels that aired last year. Now comes news that a series based on Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul are headed to BBC4.

The new three-part series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Dirk, joined by Darren Boyd, Helen Baxendale, Jason Watkins (Being Human) and Lisa Jackson.

The series debuts March 5 on BBC4.

No word yet on if or when the series will jump the pond stateside.

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Posted on March 2, 2012, in T.V. News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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