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+.


Are they the greatest?

At long last, the page you’ve been waiting for! The original version of Quintessential Comedy featured the first in a series of articles and essays about comedy. Kicking it off was a piece on Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which finally (!) I’ve reproduced here… [singlepic=56,320,240,,right]Dipping back to the past, remembering the things we saw and…

07700 900461

Anyone home? The Telegraph reports that over 2000 people placed calls to the Doctor’s phone number as clearly displayed on screen during The Stolen Earth last week. Around 2500 callers found a dead line tone – which seems strange, given its on-screen prominence. Possibly a game for the fans that was never completed? If you’re…

I would lie to you…

[singlepic=55,320,240,,right]Angus Deayton and a host of guests return this Friday at 9pm with a second series of Would I Lie To You? the comedy panel gameshow that constantly evokes memories of the Charles and Eddie hit from 1991. Accompanied by team captains David Mitchell and Lee Mack, this week sees Rob Brydon and Robert Webb,…

TARshed

With a good 5 months until the next episode of Doctor Who, what better way to enjoy the rest of the summer in the comfort of your own garden than by investing in a TARDIS-like shed? You certainly wouldn’t be alone; fans as remote as Christchurch, New Zealand are ditching traditional leaning roof sheds in…

50% Audience

As many as 9.8 million viewers tuned in to Doctor Who on Saturday evening as the extended-length episode brought the curtain down on the era of Bad Wolf, the Time War and Rose Tyler. With a cast of thousands (of Daleks) Doctor Who maintained a steady viewership of around 9.4 million until the final stage…

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