Radio Times magazine: 1-7 October 2011

Steven Moffat, Matt Smith and Karen Gillan on their Doctor Who heroes

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As we bid farewell to another cracking series of Doctor Who, we thought we’d gear up for its sand-blown finale by quizzing the show’s mastermind, Steven Moffat, and stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan on their hidden Who heroes – and also look back at the Doctor’s five greatest escapes…

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Also this week:

There’s a free National Trust family pass worth £30 for every reader – take your family out for the weekend and choose from over 200 historic houses and gardens

Philip Glenister is leaving behind sexist Gene Hunt, outlining his latest role in BBC1 drama Hidden – one that involves man bags

Don’t forget to vote for your favourites at this year’s National TV Awards

Joan Bakewell gives the inside story of the greatest TV interview ever – Frost v Nixon

As the final series of The Sarah Jane Adventures airs, Elisabeth Sladen’s daughter talks movingly of her mother’s legacy

Autumnwatch’s Chris Packham gets catty with his new co-host, Michaela Strachan

Rory Bremner and Alex Jones take you backstage at Strictly in their weekly column

As Mary Portas launches a mission against mumsiness, Miriam O’Reilly and Kirsty Wark reveal their style secrets

We take a look at the Italian Killing – Romanza Criminale

Andrea Bocelli reveals why critics are more of an obstacle than his blindness

And Merlin star Richard Wilson discusses The X Factor’s cruelty

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Next week in RT…Gary Barlow: no more Mr Nice Guy…Len Goodman meets Ann Widdecombe…and we take a look at the real Downtonon sale Tuesday 4 October.