Steven Moffat reveals why he picked Peter Capaldi for Doctor Who in this week’s Radio Times magazine

Alan Titchmarsh, Oscar Isaac, Carla Bruni, Griff Rhys Jones, Nick Frost and Danny Dyer also feature in the latest edition

Inside this week’s Radio Times…


Steven Moffatt recalls writing Doctor Who’s 50th birthday special – and hails Peter Capaldi

Your own 16-page guide to the Bafta TV Awards 2014 featuring David Attenborough, Dominic West, Rory Kinnear, Helen George, Laura Carmichael, Natalie Dormer and much, MUCH more…

Hollywood’s latest star Oscar Isaac on his role in the new Star Wars movie – and staying under the celebrity radar

Alan Titchmarsh on why he’s happy to say no to the BBC

We pay a visit to the set of Mr Sloane with Nick Frost and Olivia Colman

EastEnders’ Danny Dyer on why he loves Countryfile – but can’t watch Corrie! 

A tribute to the doyen of sports commentators David Coleman

Actor Bernard Hill on his new drama throwing light on the IRA’s bombing of Manchester city centre in 1996

Griff Rhys Jones marvels at the hard-living, egotistical, reckless poet Dylan Thomas

BBC Young Musician 2014: world-renowned trumpeter Alison Balsom wants to bring the joy of music into every classroom

In the grip of polio – a personal view, by Peter Preston