Gareth Malone and your pull-out guide to the Proms in this week’s Radio Times magazine

Plus, Armando Iannucci, Nick Clegg, Rose Leslie, Nicky Campbell and Richard Osman...

Inside this week’s Radio Times: 


– Gareth Malone – the nicest and most inspirational man on television – is taking his Military Wives choir to the Proms

– The Proms goes pop – and we’ve got your pull-out guide to this summer’s 58 days of glorious music

– The creator of Veep and The Thick of It Armando Iannucci on the merging of politics, personality and policies

– Who has scored off the pitch in Brazil? Colin Murray picks his Pundits XI…

– Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on being a hit on the radio

– Meet the BBC’s latest natural history presenter Lucy Cooke – but can she replace Sir David Youknowho?

– Nicky Campbell on the day he was attacked by litter louts – and other things that move him to tears…

– Richard Osman: Don’t dare tell me that daytime TV is stupid

– Martha Kearney on how she fell in love with bees

– How life as a probation officer and meeting killers inspired Ann Cleves – the creator of Vera and Shetland

– Margaret Mountford and Nick Hewer tackle immigration – an issue the BBC has vowed to discuss

– Richard Linklater on taking 12 years to make one film

– Scottish actress Rose Leslie on toasting the Game of Thrones finale with bubbly

– Plus inches from our regular columnists Alison Graham and Eddie Mair


The latest edition of Radio Times is on sale from Tuesday 8 July