RNIB Newsagent: Big Print titles

If you have difficulty reading newspapers or TV guides, or if you have a friend or relative who struggles with standard print, try Big Print.

Keep up to date with the latest news and your favourite TV and radio programmes. Big Print publications are produced in at least 16-point font.

What magazines and newspapers are available?

Big Print newspaper and TV & Radio Guide

Big Print is the only large print national weekly newspaper with accompanying TV and radio guide – and it is posted direct to your door. The 16 easy-to-read news pages include:

  • a comprehensive round-up of the week's national and international news, plus sports highlights
  • special features on topical areas of interest
  • showbiz highlights and gossip from cinema, television, music and theatre
  • two-page leisure spread with a quiz, double crossword, recipe, gardening tips, quotes of the week and horoscope.
  • audio described programmes highlighted

The 48-page TV and radio guide is free with the newspaper and has listings for:

  • BBC1 and 2
  • ITV1
  • Channels 4 and Five
  • plus TV regional programming
  • BBC Radio 2, 3, 4, 5Live and 4 Extra
  • Classic FM.

Big Print Freeview TV Guide

You can also get the top 10 Freeview channel listings in easy-to-see large print. Both the Big Print TV and Radio Guide and the Freeview TV Guide are printed on high quality paper to prevent ink bleeding through the page when you mark out your favourite shows. Features and channels included are:

  • BBC3 and 4
  • ITV2, 3 and 4
  • E4, More4 and Film4
  • Yesterday and Dave
  • Channel number guide for Freeview, Freesat, Sky and Virgin TV
  • Star ratings for movies
  • Audio described programmes highlighted

How much does it cost?

An annual subscription (52 weeks) to the Big Print newspaper with TV and Radio Guide, costs £100.00 – just under £2 per issue. An annual subscription to the Big Print Freeview TV Guide is £50.00 – just under £1 per issue.

If you would like to take out a subscription to a magazine or newspaper or have any further queries, contact our Helpline.  Telephone 0303 123 9999 from Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5.30pm.Outside these times, leave us a message and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also email helpline@rnib.org.uk or complete our online contact form.

How to subscribe – gift and overseas

If you are overseas or would like to subscribe for someone else, call our Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email helpline@rnib.org.uk

Get a free sample of Big Print

If you'd like to try the newspaper and TV and Radio Guide before you buy, you can order a free issue by calling our Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email helpline@rnib.org.uk

More large print publications are available from RNIB so if you are looking for puzzle books, stationery, recipe books or reference books browse our large print books and puzzle books on our online shop.

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