Articles by Christian Cawley

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+.


Happy Birthday Tom Baker!

Star of television, time, space and everything – it’s Tom Baker’s birthday today, so join with Kasterborous as we wish the grand old bonkers uncle of Doctor Who a very happy 75th birthday! I can’t really add that much to everthing that has already been written about Tom.  The camera loves him, audiences love him,…

Michelle Ryan in Doctor Who?

The newspapers have been chattering about the possibility of ex-EastEnders star Michelle Ryan joining the cast of Doctor Who as the 11th Doctor’s companion. Ryan – who also starred in the short-lived US remake of the 1970s hit The Bionic Woman – has previously appeared in incoming Doctor Who showrunner’s series Jekyll, as well as…

Eighth Doctor’s Cottage Auctioned

…sort of.  The rustic, remote Cumbrian farmhouse seen in the cult British classic Withnail & I is about to go under the hammer, with bids starting at £145,ooo. Sleddale Hall near Shap is currently owned by United Utilities, and goes under the hammer with Savills on February 16th, 2009. United Utilities senior land agent, Edward…

More Whispering Gallery

io9.com have pulled together some images from the forthcoming IDW release Doctor Who: Whispering Gallery from Comic Book Resources (penned by Leah Moore and John Reppion) along with some words from illustrator Ben Templesmith’s blog. On the subject of Templesmith’s blog – this link is to a fascinating post, that show’s the development of a…

The Other Matt Smith…

BBC Wiltshire DJ Matt Smith was deluged with emails, text messages and phonecalls earlier this month (it’s claimed) following the announcement that his namesake had been cast as the new Doctor Who. I wonder if there was a hint of regret in his voice as he revealed to ThisIsWiltshire.co.uk: “I do like the show and…

Bad Wolf 2009

The Bad Wolf convention takes place Saturday 11th July and Sunday 12th July 2009 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel (at Birmingham NEC) – and heading the massive list of guests from the Doctor Who universe is the one and only Elisabeth Sladen! Also on the bill are: Sylvester McCoy, The Seventh Doctor Janet Fielding who…

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