Radio Times magazine: 24-30 Sept 2011

Exclusive pictures and interviews aplenty from this year's Strictly Come Dancing


Strictly Come Dancing mania is running wild at RT Towers. 


As the series starts proper, we’ve got a whole host of exclusive backstage pictures and interviews with the new ballroom stars in this week’s issue, plus the inside story from first-time dancers Alex Jones and Rory Bremner. And you get to choose between two special gatefold covers – one for the boys and one for the girls….

Also this week:

There’s a free Planet Dinosaur poster for every reader

Stephen Fry waxes lyrical about Britain’s love affair with language

James Corden on fatherhood, Doctor Who and a fine bromance with Matt Smith

We’re rooting out the real Downton Abbey, finding out what life was really like for below-stairs staff in Edwardian Britain

Model-turned-chef Lorraine Pascale explains that stress-free cooking is at the top of her menu

Historian Kathryn Hughes reveals the truth about the original domestic goddess, Mrs Beeton

Discover singing legend Shirley Bassey’s little-known rags-to-riches story

And Magnum, PI and Blue Bloods star Tom Selleck on Monty Python – and his moustache’s agent


Next week in RT…
Can the Doctor cheat death – again?… Claim your free National Trust family pass – worth up to £30…and we interview Philip Glenister… On sale Tuesday 27 September.