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+.


RTD Judges Parents

A piece in Australia’s The Age features Russell T Davies relating an incident in which he set straight the views of a mother at a wedding that they both attended. Which, you know, is fine – until you actually read what he was saying, as he recalls his reaction to a woman unhappy with a…

Dalek vs Teletubbies

The must-have Christmas gift of 2009 is likely to be a dust up between two BBC shared licence products who are experiencing a second wind – the Daleks and the Teletubbies.   And with the Dalek Voice Changer Helmet set to add to the success of previous voice changers Dalek Sec and the Cyberman, the…

Doctor Who – Diverse

100 people have been surveyed in a report commissioned by the UK’s Channel 4 after the alleged racially-motivated bullying of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty on Celebrity Big Brother. The outcome of the report has been pretty damning, but Doctor Who is one of a handful of high-profile programmes to come away with any credibility. The…

10.5 Million watch Journey’s End

Final figures have been released by BARB for the week featuring the final episode of season 30 of Doctor Who, and these reveal adjusted figures for Doctor Who to account for time shifting and repeat broadcasts. As a result, an astonishing 10.57 million viewers watched Jouney’s End. This marks the first time in Doctor Who’s…

Tennantstein

The BBC has released details of it’s Autumn season on BBC Two, one of the highlights of which is the David Tennant and Andy Serkis dramatisation of a correspondence-based friendship between Arthur Eddington and Albert Einstein. Einstein and Eddington follows the most influential scientist of the 20th century’s relationship with the prominent British astrophysicist who…

Sarah Jane News (SPOILER)

Don’t read too much into this – but note the SPOILER warning above. That means, spoilerphobes, that you really, REALLY shouldn’t come any further for risk of spoiling a very pleasant surprise in a future episode… So, although reports have yet to be confirmed by the BBC, it would appear that (right-click and drag) Nicholas…

John Barrowman Interviewed

In an in-depth interview with The Guardian’s Alice Wignall, John Barrowman recently discussed sexuality, lifestyle and being a role model as well as working an awful lot. Mainly though, the purpose is to promote the BBC documentary series The Making of Me, whose makers asked three celebrities to use scientific testing, psychology, brain science and…

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