Steven Gerrard and your essential World Cup guide in this week’s Roy of the Rovers style Radio Times

And if football's not your thing, we've also got Jack Whitehall, Peter Capaldi, Melvyn Bragg and the boys from Friday Night Dinner...

Inside this week’s Radio Times… 


– Adrian Chiles profiles England’s Captain Marvel Steven Gerrard – a decent man touched by greatness

– We reveal what drives mercurial Uruguayan Luis Suárez to great heights (and terrible lows)

– Jack Whitehall goes head-to-head with his chat show co-host – his dad!

– What would the Doctor’s school report look like? Peter Capaldi reveals all…

– Meet Giles Clark – the zookeeper who domesticates tiger cubs in his house

– Jenny Eclair on why she’s the Justin Bieber of daytime television

– Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal reveal the secrets of Friday Night Dinner

– The South Bank Show and In Our Time host Melvyn Bragg has brought arts to the masses – why does he do it? 

– Author Laurie Lee’s daughter recalls her famous father – and reveals how he feared losing the two women he loved

– 5 Live presenter Nicky Campbell can’t curb his enthusiasm for The Sound of Music


It’s all packed into this week’s Radio Times – available from Tuesday 10 June