Radio Times magazine: 24-30 March 2012

Meet the all-star judging panel of The Voice UK - the BBC's answer to The X Factor


This week we’re gearing up for the arrival of the BBC’s all-new talent show, The Voice UK. We profile its A-list judging panel – Jessie J, Tom Jones, and Danny O’Donoghue – ahead of the launch. 


Plus we find out how The Voice UK stands up against its ITV rival, Britain’s Got Talent, which returns on Saturday night…

Also this week:

Julian Fellowes launches his latest blockbuster drama, Titanic, but we’re wondering how he’ll separate facts from fiction…

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch celebrates multiculturalism and points out that tolerance makes everyone happier

Jon Hamm talks good looks, his tough childhood – and why sex should always be a laughing matter

Eddie Mair discovers the secret of Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons’s longevity

Sports scientist Greg Whyte highlights the benefits for children of learning to lose at games

Gareth McLean looks at the synergy between soap operas and reality TV shows

Phill Jupitus heralds the return of Aardman Animations

Ahead of documentary series Angels of Mersey, we meet the chaplaincy team at Liverpool’s Alder Hey children’s hospital to discuss their work 

“Saga pin-up” Hugh Bonneville talks fame – and what his wife thinks of his day job

Justin Webb sings the praises of digital local radio

And Gavin & Stacey’s Joanna Page explains that it’s her fate to become a writer


Next week in RTEmilia Fox wants to shout about Silent Witness…Max Hastings explores the legacy of the Falklands war…and Robert Carlyle: from Hamish Macbeth to a hit US fantasy…On sale Tuesday 27 March.