Susanna Reid, Matthew Perry and Ronnie O’Sullivan in this week’s Radio Times magazine

Brenda Blethyn, Lucy Worsley, Sarah Lancashire, Steve Evets and Educating Essex's Mr Drew also feature in the latest edition

Inside this week’s Radio Times…


Can Susanna Reid save ITV’s bacon at breakfast? We hear from the woman herself and breakfast TV teams past and present…

Matthew Perry on throwing dogs in a rainy London park and why he’d kill to work with Steve Coogan

Lucy Worsley reveals the truth about King George I, II, III and IV

How snooker genius Ronnie O’Sullivan lost his inner “chimp”…

Sarah Lancashire moved gracefully from Corrie to Last Tango in Halifax – now she reveals her secret passion

An audience with the star of stage, screen and Vera, Brenda Blethyn

We meet the scene-stealing star of BBC1’s Rev, Steve Evets

The BBC’s Europe editor Gavin Hewitt on a new German drama that explores the country’s descent into Nazism

Educating Essex star Mr Drew is back on TV – and this time he wants to educate parents

Why Radio Times Audience Award nominee Breaking Bad is the best drama series you’ve yet to watch

We meet the Huddersfield primary school where singing rules

Plus, regular columnists Sarah Millican, Alison Graham and Eddie Mair on sci-fi shows, Tom Hollander and the hidden treasures of Broadcasting House