Helen Mirren, Fiona Bruce and Bishop Libby Lane in this week’s Radio Times

Countryfile's Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson also share their favourite places to escape the crowds

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Who needs chocolate eggs? Our Easter edition is packed with treats including…


– Helen Mirren speaks out on being typecast, playing the Queen, the paparazzi – and turning 70

– The 1986 murder case that for ever changed police investigations and inspired ITV drama Code of a Killer

– Discover 22 hidden gems to visit with Countryfile’s Ellie Harrison and Adam Henson

– BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire on ageism, the importance of looks – and saying sorry

– Bishop Libby Lane on her journey from dance-crazy 70s schoolgirl from a non-church-going family to the first female bishop in the Church of England

– Indulgent desserts from last year’s Bake Off finalists Nancy Birtwhistle, Luis Troyano and Richard Burr

– We reveal the shortlist for Radio Times’ reader award for religious broadcasting – vote and win £1,000

– Masters winner Ian Woosnam shares his tips with Rory McIlroy

– How cult favourite Twin Peaks changed television for ever

– And last but not least… TV Editor Alison Graham on her latest crush: Aidan Turner


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