The Radio Times has announced a brand-new festival which will bring fans face to face with their favourite actors, celebrities and writers.
Taking place at Hampton Court Palace from 24th-27th September, the festival will include appearances by David Attenborough, Bruce Forsyth, Doctor Who and Queer As Folk writer Russell T Davies, and author Lynda La Plante.
It will include more than 70 talks, panels, interactive workshops and screenings, giving festival-goers an unrivalled insight into how TV and radio are made.
Other confirmed participants include Anthony Horowitz, Simon Schama, Melvyn Bragg, Deborah Meaden, Russell Grant and Sex and the City creator and writer Candace Bushnell.
Ben Preston, Radio Times Editor, says: “For 92 years Radio Times has prided itself on telling readers when and where to find the very best television and radio.
“Now we’re hosting the first Radio Times Festival so you can meet and discover more from broadcasting’s most talented people.
“We have secured some of the best names for the festival, which contains more than 70 sessions, and are confident that this event will be a huge success and capture the public’s imaginations.”
The festival is being produced in association with live events specialists Brand Events,.
CEO Chris Hughes: “We are thrilled to be working with the Radio Times, one of the greatest media brands in Britain.
“Audience experience is always at the forefront of what we do and with such an amazing line up already confirmed, we are going to make this festival a fully immersive and unforgettable one.”
Tickets are available from www.radiotimesfestival.com