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+.


Whoniversal Appeal

Cardiff University is the host of an academic conference devoted to Doctor Who on 14-16 November. The Whoniversal Appeal Conference has been organised by Phd student Melissa Beattie and features guest speakers who will examine issues of history, philosophy, fan culture, sexuality and technology which surround the series. Among the speakers are Dr Matt Hills,…

Classic Who Collectibles

The Mail on Sunday has run a feature on classic Doctor Who toys, ranging back to the Dalek explosion of the 1960s, and covering props and costumes. East Ham’s The Who Shop takes centre stage in the feature, with co-owner Alexandra Looseley-Saul revealing that Doctor Who merchandise isn’t affected by market forces in "these troubled…

RTD on the New Doctor

Whoever the new star of Doctor Who is, Russell T Davies has very helpfully contributed to a psychological profile in an interview this weekend with the South Wales Evening Post. Davies evidently believes – and rightly so – that the new actor will thrive under the weight of public expectation and pressure… "Now David’s moving…

Lucky Devils!

The winners of the BBC’s Children in Need Doctor Who competition have been handed their prize – a trip to the Doctor Who set at Upper Boat, near Pontypridd! This weekend will see in total 400 people given the much heralded behind the scenes tour, where as well as being shown the TARDIS control room…

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