"At the river's source, in Lechlade, it was actually quite nice. But by the time you get into central London, it stank..."
In this week’s Radio Times, comedian David Walliams relives his epic swim down the Thames to raise money for Sport Relief: from saving drowning dogs to swallowing passing parasites, and sustaining spinal injury to suffering Miranda Hart’s microwaved porridge.
Also this week:
Springwatch presenter Kate Humble
tells us why she’s staked her future on a rundown farm
Find out how South Shields civil servant Sarah Millican
conquered the world of comedy
Writer Paula Milne explains how she’s mined her past for White Heat
, a new drama that spans the 60s to today
What links Eleanor of Aquitaine and the present Queen
We ask Noel Gallagher
“the best question I’ve been asked in 20 years in the music business”. But what’s his answer?
Former Time Lord David Tennant
gives us his take on Tree Fu Tom, a new series that aims to get kids off the sofa
Meet the new boy racer
on the starting grid – F1 star Lewis Hamilton’s brother, Nic
Did you win? Barry Norman
names his 101st favourite film from your suggestions
admits he Googles himself and watches his own shows
Next week in RT…
It’s the MasterChef final – who’s the toughest?... Manchester’s finest, Scott & Bailey, on fighting crime and prejudice…and 24 star Kiefer Sutherland returns... On sale Tuesday 6 March.