Huge stars from your favourite TV shows are lining up to descend on Hampton Court Palace as more mega names have been added to the bill for the Radio Times Festival.

EastEnders, Peaky Blinders, Gogglebox’s Steph and Dom and George Clarke have all been added to the line-up from September 24 to 27.

In its 30th anniversary year, EastEnders cast members Danny Dyer and Natalie Cassidy will share a stage with executive producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins to share secrets with host Gaby Roslin.

Hollywood star Cillian Murphy will discuss Peaky Blinders with its creator Steven Knight, ahead of its third series, while young Morse Shaun Evans will discuss making the popular detective prequel Endeavour.




Dartford’s Mackenzie Crook - who wrote, starred in and directed the BAFTA-winning Detectorists – will appear with producer Adam Tandy to talk about BBC Four’s highest rated comedy.

Other names to appear include Only Fools and Horses’ Boycie actor John Challis, Channel 4 news’ Jon Snow and BBC journalist Eddie Mair and Robert Peston, Historic Royal Palaces curator Tracy Borman discussing the real Wolf Hall, DJ Annie Nightingale, and the British Film Institute.

They join previously announced stars and shows such as: Sir David Attenborough, Sir Bruce Forsyth, Paul Hollywood, David Walliams, Julian Clary, David Nicholls, Russell T Davies, Omid Djalili, Shaun the Sheep, Call The Midwife, Wolf Hall, Poldark, Doctor Who, The Archers, Anthony Horowitz and Lynda La Plante.

Radio Times Festival is at Hampton Court Palace from September 24 to 27. Go to or call 0871 2305 539.