Russell T Davies with David Tennant and John Simm

Is It Time To Welcome Back Russell T Davies?

In this week’s Kasterborous podKast (with a “K”) James McLean and editor Christian Cawley chat about recent news developments concerning Russell T Davies, from Torchwood to Wizards vs Aliens and, of course, the Doctor Who graphic novel that wasn’t.

We also spend a few moments talking about the Rani and the cyclical abandoning of writers from previous eras throughout the show’s history, something that leads us to wonder if now is the time for Russell to contribute an episode to the series…

You should also look out for our timey-wimey “phrase of the week”, which is cleverly predicted the week (or in this case, two weeks) before it is even recorded.

Just how do we do that?!

(A quick word of context and warning – due to the surprise availability of Andrew Cartmel for last week’s podKast, our original recording for that week is what is presented here. As a result there are references to Hurricane Sandy and Brian Terranova’s absence.)

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Christian Cawley


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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