Radio Times magazine: 7-13 April 2012

We talk to Lee Mack, Ian Hislop and Russell Howard in an RT comedy special

Radio Times is having a laugh this week with a comedy special! Lee Mack looks back over his career highs (and lows), Ian Hislop shares the secrets of Have I Got News for You and RT’s TV editor, Alison Graham, meets Russell Howard – the cheekiest (and shyest) comedian in the country.

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Also this week:

Des O’Connor on the secret of his enduring success

The League of Gentlemen explain why they chose to reunite for the world’s best history series – Horrible Histories

David Blunkett recalls the day he tried to kiss the Queen’s elbow

Single man, GSOH, writes poetry, looking for love – so what’s the catch? Kathryn Knight meets “undateable” Shaine Singer

Olympic stars, including Duncan Goodhew and Steve Backley, share their diet secrets

Barry Normanrecalls his lunch with Alfred Hitchcock

Sheila Hancock reveals she cries at Newsnight – and loves Cary Grant as a pick-me-up

And don’t miss our competition – spot all the Easter eggs hidden in this issue and you could win a trip to Bruges!

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Next week in Radio Times…Simon Callow, Mackenzie Crook, Lindsay Duncan, Robert Glenister, Celia Imrie, Ben Miller, Patrick Stewart and Russell Tovey in an Olivier Awards special…and Clare Balding marks your card for the Grand National… On sale Tuesday 10 April.