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+.


Lee Mack Speaks

[singlepic=39,320,240,,right]As part of his recent appearance as host of Have I Got News for You, Lee Mack spoke to the BBC website for the show. One particular question stands out: You were sacked from your job as a blue coat at Pontin’s for appearing on stage drunk. Was it a good show? I was very…

Dad’s Army Special

[singlepic=48,320,240,,right]Not before time, the BBC are running a tribute to the long running classic sitcom Dad’s Army, set during World War Two. Jonathan Ross Salutes Dad’s Army will be, it seems, hosted by Jonathan Ross, and will include some of the series’ stars, creators and celebrity fans.  The series originally ran from 1968 to 1977,…

Steam Punk Dalek

Here’s a tasty bit of Dalek for you – a "steampunk" incarnation, which is engineer Alex Holden’s entry for the The Great Crystal Cyberdrome Exhibition. Of the Dalek, Holden reveals that the Dalek component itself is actually a bubble-bath bottle from Woolworth’s! At the time I had no idea what I could use it for,…

Reeves & Mortimer Reviewed

[singlepic=47,320,240,,right]  It’s about time they were back, and although The Independent doesn’t think much of Vic and Bob’s brand of comedy, from the details of their politics-free show (I’d rather they were politics free than ski-holidaying their way through man-made global warming propaganda without being in control of the facts) it would seem that they…

Silence in the Library Reaction

As we saw earlier in the week, Silence in the Library hit all the right notes critically and execution wise, but sadly under 6m people tuned in. Frankly, I think those missing should be forced to watch it. But then I’m biased in favour of Steven Moffat’s latest whizz-bang Doctor Who tale, one of hose…

Doctor Who Adventures 67

Run from the shadows! Stay out of the dark and look out for this week’s issue of Doctor Who Adventures. You can’t miss it. It’s bright green and there’s a skeleton on the cover! We’ve got everything you need to prepare you for this Saturday’s scary episode, Forest of the Dead. Crammed with creature features,…

More Catherine Tate

As a follow up to our news of Catherine Tate appearing at the Hays Literary Festival, we’ve been informed that the actress is appearing in a new West End production… Opening on 25 July at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London’s West End, Under the Blue Sky stars Catherine Tate in a cast list…

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