TV’s First Family are on your Radio Times cover this week!

As the Simpsons celebrates its 30th anniversary, Disney+ launches with over 30 series available.

The Simpsons Cover

This week we’re at home with TV’s first family, the much-loved yellow faces who have been on our screens for the last 30 years. The magazine features the show’s stars and creators share the reasons behind its success and reveal their top behind-the-scenes secrets; why are the Simpsons yellow? How did Homer get his catchphrase?  


We also breakdown the best shows and box sets to watch in our Streaming section, across iPlayer, Disney+Britbox, Netflix, Amazon Prime and more, plus our “how-to” stream guide. Want to know what’s on? And if you’re looking for audio accompaniment whilst spending more time at home, David Hepworth shares his ten unmissable podcasts and how listening to them is as easy as your radio.   

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This week’s issue can be purchased on news stands, via the RadioTimes app and online. We understand that it may be more difficult for you to get hold of a copy of Radio Times in the coming weeks but are here to help, with a number of ways to receive regular issues. To subscribe either as a temporary or regular subscriber follow this link  

And celebrating the cult 90s show couldn’t be more timelyDisney Plus launches with thousands of TV shows, movies and documentaries and crucially, more than 600 episodes of The Simpsons now available on demand for all. Too much choice? Check out our recommendations for where to start and what to watch. 

If you haven’t already got access to Disney Plus you still can, get a seven-day free trial or subscribe for either £5.99 a month or £59.99 a year – just sign up via the Disney Plus website or get access to Disney Plus UK now

For information on how to sign up, download the app and start streaming, read our full Disney Plus UK guide. 

Also inside this week’s issue: catch up with Fred, Gino and Gordon ahead of their US road trip, see how Nish Kumar is calling on humour in the current global crisis, and how Lennie James is finding being a British actor in America…

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WK14 Lennie James
WK14 Nish

If you’re looking for more to watch check out our TV guide.