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+.


Comic Book Who

Finally, a Doctor Who comic book! The Gallifreyan Embassy (and others) have reported that a Doctor Who comic is to be published. News from the San Diego Comic Convention, the industry’s largest public gathering, reveals that Gary Russell – former DWM editor, Big Finish bigwig and one of the current Doctor Who scriptwriters – will…

John Normington Dies

Kasterborous Towers was saddened to hear the news of the death of veteran actor John Normington this afternoon. He was best known to Doctor Who fans as the thoroughly nasty Trau Morgus in the Fifth Doctor’s swansong Caves of Androzani as well as Trevor Sigma in The Happiness Patrol. WhatsOnStage.com announced the news today, revealing…

podKast the Third!

We’re back with podKast 3, featuring – at long last – the man who denies Daleks can fly!

Toy Shortage!

A shortage of Doctor Who action figures and playsets has lead to an astonishing rate of inflation in certain marketplaces, reports the Daily Record. It seems that Series 3 figures in particular are flying off the shelves, and there is an undercurrent in the article that fans of a certain age might be buying more…

Oodles!

The Ood will return in Doctor Who Series 4! In a surprising but very welcome announcement, the Ood – submissive race of slaves seen in the Series 2 two-parter The Satan Pit/The Impossible Planet – are set to return, suggesting a visit to an alien planet next year. It isn’t clear what episode number their…

David Tennant ACCORD Fundraising

Following the sad news that David Tennant’s mother has recently passed away, top David Tennant fansite David-Tennant.com has taken steps to arrange an online fundraiser. In an unprecedented and extremely generous move, they have arranged an online fundraising account for the ACCORD Hospice in Paisley in memory of David’s mother Helen McDonald who sadly passed…

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