And so have much anticipated episodes of Only Fools and Horses and Eastenders.
Cover Story: Radio Times at 90 is a free exhibition at the Museum of London, which will celebrate some of the most poignant covers published by the magazine.
It’s a chance to see the evolution of the title’s art direction and the changing styles of commissioned work by artists, illustrators and photographers.
Moreover it’s a great barometer of social history, in terms of the popularity of different programmes.
If visitors have the inclination they can have their photo taken with ‘a genuine life-size Dalek’ according to The Museum of London, which wants to give people the chance to re-create the ‘Vote Dalek’ Radio Times cover of 2005.
This was voted the most iconic cover of all time in the Periodical Publishers Association’s Great Cover Debate of 2008.
You can also discover the eerie original1941 Luftwaffe Stadtplan von London, which is as sinister as it sounds, and orders the bombing of Radio Times’ Water Towers printing plant in Park Royal London alongside other landmarks.
Radio Times staff had been moved there at the start of WWII alongside staff from BBC magazine The Listener. It became a Nazi air-raid target in the war on propaganda.
The Radio Times was first published in 1923 and is now owned by Immediate Media Co and claims 900,000 weekly sales. Most people buy a copy during that great festival of lethargy, Christmas.
Cover Story: Radio Times at 90 is free and runs from 2 August – 3 November 2013 at the Museum of London, 150 London Wall EC2