Douglas Adams(1952-2001), Writer
Douglas Noel Adams
Sitter in 1 portrait
Born and educated in Cambridge, Douglas Noel Adams worked in the media as a script editor on the television series Dr Who (1978-80). Best known for his humorous radio series, The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy, which he also published as sequence of four novels. Subsequently televised, it remains a worldwide cult phenomenon. Adams died suddenly aged only 49 working on a new novel The Salmon of Doubt.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
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