Strictly Come Dancing mania is running wild at RT Towers.
As the series starts proper, we’ve got a whole host of exclusive backstage pictures and interviews with the new ballroom stars in this week’s issue, plus the inside story from first-time dancers Alex Jones and Rory Bremner. And you get to choose between two special gatefold covers – one for the boys and one for the girls….
Also this week:
There’s a free Planet Dinosaur poster for every reader
Stephen Fry waxes lyrical about Britain’s love affair with language
James Corden on fatherhood, Doctor Who and a fine bromance with Matt Smith
We’re rooting out the real Downton Abbey, finding out what life was really like for below-stairs staff in Edwardian Britain
Model-turned-chef Lorraine Pascale explains that stress-free cooking is at the top of her menu
Historian Kathryn Hughes reveals the truth about the original domestic goddess, Mrs Beeton
Discover singing legend Shirley Bassey’s little-known rags-to-riches story
And Magnum, PI and Blue Bloods star Tom Selleck on Monty Python – and his moustache’s agent
Next week in RT… Can the Doctor cheat death – again?… Claim your free National Trust family pass – worth up to £30…and we interview Philip Glenister… On sale Tuesday 27 September.