Peter Jones (comedy)

1920 - 2000

Peter Jones radio partnership with Peter Ustinov in the 1950s comedy series In All Directions, highlighted a talent for improvisation that would later be showcased in his long running appearances on Just A Minute.

After achieving success in the TV sitcom The Rag Trade, Jones returned to radio where he found a new audience by playing the part of The Book in Douglas Adams's whimsical sci-fi comedy series The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy.