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+.


Doctor Who Magazine 394

CRIMINAL INTENTIONS IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 394! Actress Sarah Lancashire speaks exclusively about playing the villain in Partners in Crime, the mysterious Miss Foster, in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine… “Miss Foster is, essentially, a nanny, a guardian, to some rather unusual children,” explains Sarah. “I see her as a slightly warped Mary…

Finding a Meaning

A couple of news sites have drawn attention to Simon White, a Doctor Who fan who used the series to get through addiction and is now selling a collection of merchandise in order to be more comfortable with his new found Christian faith. His collection includes a home built Police Box replica, and the 47-year-old,…

Ming Mong Tick Tock

Unbelievable. Just days after an interview in SFX in which online fans are described as "ming mongs" (the root of this insult being an offensive slur against Down’s Syndrome sufferers notwithstanding) by showrunner Russell T Davies, a bunch of clowns have complained about the scheduled 6.30 start time. Get a grip you chimps. Just because…

Literary Cred

Doctor Who novels have been with us almost as long as the series, and whether adaptations or original works they’ve helped colour the unfolding text. So it is refreshing to see The Times take the subject so seriously, although it’s taken the Oxford Literary Festival 2008 to push them in the right direction. BBC Books…

Recovery Fundraiser

Doctor Who star David Tennant – who last year appeared in the one-off BBC One drama Recover – has provided some autographs for a brain injuries charity. 1000 cards have been signed to sell online to raise money for Headway Essex, where he visited to prepare for his role in Recovery. David later became Patron…

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