Want to see your face on the cover of Radio Times?

Want to walk in the footsteps of Matt Smith and Benedict Cumberbatch? Fancy yourself as the next big thing at Downton Abbey? Become our latest cover star by following these simple instructions...

The 90th anniversary issue of Radio Times magazine allows you to become a Radio Times cover star.


You can learn more about our birthday edition by clicking here.

All you need to do to grace the country’s number one magazine is follow these three simple steps. 

Download the Blippar app from the Apple app store or Google Play, depending on your device.

Open the app, then hold your phone or tablet over the cover and wait for a second or two.

Choose your cover from five decades – 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s or 200s – and take your photo.

Now you can share it with your friends,and enter our competition to win an invitation to the Radio Times Covers Party in January 2014, where you will mingle with the stars who have appeared on the covers of 2013.

Feel free to dress up! You could be Mr Darcy, Paul and Mary from Bake Off, Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock… whoever you like. We will feature a selection of the best covers in a future edition, and the editor will select one winner to receive an exclusive invitation to our Covers Party.


The competition closes on 15 October at 11.59pm, so get blipping! For full terms and conditions, click here.