Knowledge Identifier: &Radio_Times
British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine, founded and originally published in-house by BBC Magazines from 1923 to 2011 when the BBC Magazines division was merged into Immediate Media Company
Founded in 2005.
Countries: United Kingdom (79%), (8%), United States (5%)
Linked to: Immediate Media Company, BBC, BBC Radio, TVTimes
Professional Publishers Association - In a public Internet vote, a "Radio Times" cover from May 2005, depicting Daleks crossing Westminster Bridge, was chosen as the best cover
Michael Buerk - Buerk asserted in a "Radio Times" interview in August 2005 that the "shift in the balance of power between the sexes" has gone too far and that men are now little more than "sperm donors"
The 2006 edition was edited by Kilmeny Fane-Saunders and featured an introduction by Barry Norman, former presenter of the BBC's "Film Programme"
Jeremy Paxman - In a "Radio Times" poll of 3,000 people in 2006, he was voted the fourth "scariest" TV celebrity
Tom Baker - In June 2006, Baker once again expressed interest in the role in a guest column for "Radio Times", noting that he "did watch a little bit of the new "Doctor Who" and I think the new fella, Tennant, is excellent
Billie Piper - A story in "The Independent" on 27 June 2006 stated that Piper has declared that she does not wish to claim any money from Evans's reported £30m wealth or his £540,000 salary from Radio Two. "I'm not taking a penny from him," she told the "Radio Times", "I think that's disgusting
Stephen Fry - In December 2006 he was ranked sixth for the BBC's Top Living Icon *award, was featured on "The Culture Show", and was voted "Most Intelligent Man on Television" by readers of "Radio Times"
David Tennant - In 2007, Tennant's Doctor was voted the "coolest character" on UK television in a "Radio Times" survey
Kirsty Lang - Lang contributes, on occasion, to publications including "The Times", "The Guardian" and the "Radio Times", and was chair of the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2008
Russell T Davies - In September 2008, BBC Books, an imprint of Random House Publishing, published "The Writer's Tale", a collection of emails between Davies and "Radio Times" and "Doctor Who Magazine" journalist Benjamin Cook
Chris Packham - In a 2009 interview with the "Radio Times", Packham suggested that the giant panda was too expensive to save, and that it "should be allowed to become extinct" so that funds could be redistributed to protecting other, less expensive animals and habitats
In December 2012, the & BBC completed a digitisation exercise, scanning the listings of all BBC programmes from an entire run of about 4,500 copies of the magazine from the first issue to 2009, the 'BBC Genome project', with a view to creating an online database of its programme output
BBC - In December 2012, the BBC completed a digitisation exercise, scanning the listings of all BBC programmes from an entire run of about 4,500 copies of The Radio Times magazine from the first, 1923, issue to 2009 , the 'BBC Genome project', with a view to creating an online database of its programme output
The Great British Bake Off - It was nominated for the Radio Times Audience Award in 2013 and 2014
Spiral (TV series) - According to an article published on January 10th 2015 in the Radio Times, work has already started on Series 6