Benedict Cumberbatch, Sarah Parish, David Blunkett and John Cleese in this week’s Radio Times

Jay Hunt, Chris Packham, Marcus Wareing and Judy Murray also feature in the latest edition

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


Benedict Cumberbatch on Sherlock, coping with fame – and playing Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

Sarah Parish reveals the price for actors of playing the Hollywood game

John Cleese on his comedy heroes

David Blunkett fears his love affair with The Archers has reached a crossroads

Jay Hunt on why Channel 4 reflects diverse Britain’s best – and why’s she’s hiring Nigel Farage

Chris Packham writes an open letter to I’m a Celebrity hosts Ant and Dec about the use and abuse of animals on the reality show

Lucy Worsely on the history of dance, from stately minuets to cheeky twerking

Judy Murray and Anton De Beke on being the “odd” Strictly couple

Marcus Wareing reveals how to make his best custard tart

-A look at the real-life Grantchester

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

Benedict Cumberbatch: Exclusive photos from RT’s archive

Dad’s Army: Rare RT archive photos 

Lucy Worsley and Len Goodman: Programme photo gallery

Strictly Come Dancing: Exclusive video featuring Simon Webbe and partner Kristina Rihanoff


The new issue of Radio Times magazine is on sale from Tuesday 11th September in the shops and on Newsstand for iPad or iPhone