Downton Abbey, Freddie Fox and Lacey Turner in this week’s Radio Times magazine

David Morrissey, Sarah Beeny and The Ryder Cup also feature in the latest edition


Another Tuesday, another brilliant copy of Radio Times magazine. Here’s what’s inside…


-As ITV’s Downton Abbey returns for a fifth series, Michelle Dockery and Lily James, aka Lady Mary and Lady Rose, spill the secrets of  “the crazy world” of global fame. And we meet Downtown’s new arrivals!

-EastEnders Lacey Turner stars as a young Army medic in Afghanistan in Our Girl

-David Morrissey, the heart-throb who can “brood for Britain” fears working-class actors may not be able to follow in his foot-steps

– Freddie Fox, the youngest member of the Fox acting dynasty, stars in a thinly veiled assault on Oxford’s Bullingdon club

– Property guru Sarah Beeny on Marvel and Mock the Week

– Goggle Box’s Rev Kate Bottley on hating Songs of Praise

-How Neil Baldwin’s life is celebrated in Marvellous, an uplifting new drama

– The Ryder Cup team and why Irish eyes will be smiling when Rory McIlroy and co take to the greens at Gleneagles

– Eddie Mair on why he’ll miss Joan Rivers

– Victoria Coren Mitchell tracks down the QI elves to solve TV’s greatest mystery

-A look at The Men with Many Wives and what’s in it for Hasan’s three wives

-Radio 4’s moving insight into gay couples with kids

And, in Your RT, the exciting new section devoted to books, travel and food, Clare Balding on the joys of rambling, Yotam Ottolenghi on five-hour beans on toast, a guide to training your cat by expert John Bradshaw and Paul Lewis talks about cashing in pension funds. 

Plus, plenty of exciting bonus content on our Newsstand issue including… 

14-page Downton Abbey Supplement collecting the best of RT’s Downton interviews and backstage features, continuing across the next three issues.

-Exclusive Photo Galleries from Our Girl, Downton Abbey, The Driver and Marvellous 


The new issue of Radio Times magazine is on sale from Tuesday 16 September in the shops and on Newsstand for iPad or iPhone