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+.


Blink Wins Hugo

As amazing and wonderful as it sounds, yesterday’s HUGO awards included a third Doctor Who episode written by incoming Executive Producer Steven Moffat as one of the winners. The HUGO for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form was won, of course, by Blink, the 2007 episode of Doctor Who which featured the Doctor and Martha seperated…

Sarah Goes Back in Time (SPOILERS)

The second series of The Sarah Jane Adventures will see Sarah and adopted son Luke travelling back to the 1950s… and I could tell you much more here, but unfortunately it’s quite revealing, so I advise you consider left-clicking your mouse and dragging across the next line… …Sarah Jane and Luke encounter a baby Sarah…

Captain Jack America?

Speaking at the recent Comic-Con in San Diego, John Barrowman remarked on how he’d love to play another heroic captain – Marvel Comics’ Captain America. The hero – originally a Timely Comics creation of Joe Simon and Jack Kirby in the 1940s before being incorporated into Marvel’s continuity in the 1960s – is currently the…

Torchwood Particles

Torchwood @ CERN – the BBC’s September 10th broadcast from Switzerland’s CERN lab will feature a starring role from John Barrowman, thanks to a radio episode of Torchwood and an interview by Barrowman with physicist Brian Cox. The worryingly-titled Big Bang Day will feature coverage of CERN physicists in their attempts to recreate the conditions…

RTD Pulls Out of Edinburgh

A shock withdrawal by Russell T Davies from the Edinburgh Festival has lead to speculation that the Doctor Who Executive Producer has pulled out to prevent fans from flooding the event – or being vastly overcharged for entry. A £500 ticket would have got you in to see the writer and producer give a "masterclass"…

Disaster Exterminated

Doomed pier bosses in the South West town of Weston Super Mare have revealed their latest weapon in a bid to attract customers back to the surviving portion of the Victorian structure – a Dalek! However – who can say whether the Dalek wasn’t indeed the perpatrator of the arson? Seriously though, if you’re in…

Classic Who Racism?

Sci fi mega-blog io9 (what does that mean?) has released a list of classic Who stories for nuWho fans, and there are some good choices at hand. Starting with a suggestion to check out season 26 – always a good idea as it has on the whole survived well and features an interesting Doctor-Companion dynamic…

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