Natalie Dormer, John Hurt and Andrew Marr in this week’s Radio Times

Anne Robinson, Alex Jones and James Naughtie also feature in the latest edition

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This week’s issue of Radio Times magazine is bursting with news, interviews and more from the world of TV…

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– Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Tudors) is back in a corset as she plays a scarlet lady in The Scandalous Lady W

– The newly ennobled actor Sir John Hurt on fighting cancer and playing his old drinking buddy Jeffrey Bernard

– Art helped Andrew Marr recover from a stroke – now he’s discovering how painting saved Churchill 

– Anne Robinson holds forth on sexism, ageism, benefits culture and fox hunting

– James Naughtie on leaving the “golden cage” of the Today programme and the future of the BBC

– David Simon created The Wire, the acclaimed drama about Baltimore’s drugs war – his new drama tackles America’s race troubles

– Alex Jones on the excitement of her induction into Wales’ guild of literati, the Gorsedd of Bards

Plus… 

Alison Graham on why BBQ Champ is like white bread for the eyes and Andrew Collins wants you to vote for your favourite character’s entrance into the movies.

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The new issue of Radio Times magazine is on sale from Tuesday 12th August in shops and from newsstand for iPad or iPhone