Strictly Come Dancing, David Tennant and Cillian Murphy in this week’s Radio Times

Richard E Grant, Mel Giedroyc, Alan Bennett and Lorraine Kelly also feature in the latest edition

Inside this week’s Radio Times…


– Judy Murray and Tim Wonnacott open their Strictly diaries for RT, as the 2014 movers and shakers take to the dance floor in earnest

– David Tennant and other stars of What We Did on Our Holiday on their dream destinations

– Cillian Murphy reflects on Peaky Blinders being a TV hit – and mastering a Brummie accent

– Mackenzie Crook unearths the origins of his new metal-detecting sitcom

– Mel Giedroyc has some things she’d like to get off her chest

– Richard E Grant is the “new boy” bringing a frisson of passion to Downton Abbey

– Lorraine Kelly celebrates 30 years in the famously fickle world of television

– Alan Bennett discusses why he likes Family Guy and reveals his first play to premiere on radio

– Alice Roberts investigates whether your brain is male or female

And in this week’s Your RT, the magazine’s new section devoted to books, travel and food, chef Tom Kerridge is on a campaign to save our pubs, we show you the best Cilla-inspired travel spots and Roger Moore talks stars, sex lives and the 70s.

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

– Exclusive Scott Mills Strictly cover, as voted for by readers

– Exclusive Strictly photo galleries and backstage video

– The Downton Years: Part Two – 16-page bonus supplement of RT Downton Abbey features

– Alan Bennett: Exclusive photo gallery from RT’s archives

– Preview galleries: Peaky Blinders, Downton Abbey, The Detectionists


The new issue of Radio Times magazine is on sale now in the shops and on Newsstand for iPad or iPhone