Julie Gardner Moves On

As announced some months ago now, Julie Gardner has finally stepped down from her role at BBC Wales, leaving behind a range of BBC drama successes including Doctor Who and Torchwood.

"Her with the glasses" as she has been described on countless occasions is moving to a very similar position within BBC Worldwide, based in Los Angeles on a full-time basis from June of this year.

Gardner’s move to LA has been cited as a reason for the increase in Doctor Who movie rumours.

BBC Wales controller Menna Richards said: “Julie has been a creative powerhouse and helped reinvigorate drama across the BBC.

“She will be a great asset to the US television industry.”

Working from LA, Julie Gardner will working with top-level US writers on scripted projects while liaising with major UK scriptwriters.


Christian Cawley

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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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