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Published on August 25th, 2008 | by Christian Cawley

Russell T Fellowship

Doctor Who Executive Producer Russell T Davies has been awarded an honorary fellowship by Cardiff University.

Of course, it’s all down to Doctor Who and Torchwood and the use of Cardiff, causing RTD to be awarded the accolade for "achieving international distinction in his field".

I didn’t even know he had a farm.

This distinction follows an earlier honour from Swansea Institure. Three years ago his home town educational establishment awarded the writer with an honorary fellowship alongside one of Davies’ sisters, who received her MA in education.

And of course RTD received an OBE for the Queen’s birthday.

Oh if you’re going to make your own jokes up I’m going…

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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