Radio Times magazine: 23–29 July 2011

Tom Daley and Rebecca Adlington discuss preparing for the Olympics...


In the new issue of Radio Times we’re talking to teenage diver Tom Daley about whether the pressure of Olympic expectations is getting to him. As he trains for 2012, he discusses his record of injuries and the quest for perfection.


Also in our Olympics special, we find out why double gold medallist Rebecca Adlington hates odd numbers and believes in lucky swimsuits…

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Don’t miss our free Which? guide to great summer gadgets: the best cameras, camcorders, MP3 players, tablet PCs and e-book readers

Frank Skinner decodes a masterpiece in Britain’s biggest gallery – a new BBC website that wants you to become a tour guide

Queen of Country Dolly Parton recalls a touching encounter with a blind Nashville pianist called Pig
Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy picks his six life-changing numbers, from pi to the golden ratio, in the run-up to a new BBC maths-themed season of programmes

Ryan Tubridy is Ireland’s most famous presenter, and now he’s heading to BBC Radio 2. We sent Andrew Duncan to find out more about the silver-tongued Irishman who could just be the new Wogan

Jane Moore reveals the ingredients of everyday products, like toothpaste and nonstick pans, that make life a bit easier

Rick Stein serves up two delicious Spanish dessert recipes perfect for fruit lovers, with oranges and apples the key ingredients

And, in this week’s Turn On Tune In Chill Out interview, Torchwood star Eve Myles reveals that she loves Norman Wisdom lookalikes and cooks a mean salad

Next week in RT…A new business mogul joins Dragons’ DenJohn Bishop on why comedy is like lap-dancing…and Jane Horrocks is dreaming of a return to Ab Fab…On sale Tuesday 26 July