Radio Times magazine: 20-26 August 2011

We highlight the picks of the new-season TV...


We can’t wait for the TV treats headed our way this autumn – and we know you’re excited, too!


So this week in Radio Times we take a look at the unmissable shows lined up for the weeks ahead, including the return of
Doc Martin and Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet, plus Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s latest docuspoof, Life’s Too Short.

Also in the new issue:

Captain Guy Disney shares the inside story of Prince Harry’s polar trek as the third in line to the throne joined wounded servicemen on a charity expedition in the Arctic

Dermot O’Leary describes a day in his life as an X Factor presenter and gives his opinion of the new judges

Great interviews can shape opinion and change lives – John Humphrys and Jonathan Dimbleby are among the experts picking the very best of the bunch

Jamie Oliver helps you make the most of alfresco eating with a recipe for Indian savoury pancake

Amanda Redman on welcoming a new face to hit drama New Tricks – her daughter, Emily Glenister

Recently discovered letters shed new light on Wallis Simpson, the woman who rocked the monarchy

Amanda Mealing on going from curing people in medical soap Holby City to killing them in action drama Strike Back


Next week in RT…Doctor Who is back, and we’ve got Steven Moffat’s guide to the new episodes…As Outnumbered returns, we’re at home with Daniel Roche…Plus we chat to Rachel Weisz, star of new spy drama Page 8…On sale Tuesday 23 August.