Monty Don, Grayson Perry and The Soap Awards in this week’s Radio Times

Eddie Marsan, new Scandi drama 1864, and BBC drama boss Ben Stephenson also feature in this week's edition...

A blooming great issue this week ahead of The Chelsea Flower Show, packed with features, news and more….


-Monty Don is your host for the Chelsea Flower Show — and thinks everyone should have an allotment

-The Soap Awards — why a challenging soap storyline can touch the nation’s hearts like nothing else

– Eddie Marsan is the actor who failed at school but is now creating magic on Sunday-night TV — and in Hollywood

-Grayson Perry on the house he built — would you like to spend a night in the artist’s latest creation?

-New Scandi drama 1864 — all you need to know about the latest slice of premium Danish

-Nasser Hussain, former England captain delivers his six-point plan to save English cricket

-Ben Stephenson is the BBC drama boss who brought us Sherlock and Poldark — and axed Ripper Street

-Alison Graham’s homage to Mad Men

-Brain workout — sharpen up with John Craven’s brain teasers, and Sandi Toksvig’s quiz

Plus plenty more!


The new issue of Radio Times magazine is on sale from Tuesday 12th May