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+.

Doctor Who Magazine 395

IT’S ALL OUT WAR IN DOCTOR WHO MAGAZINE 395! David Tennant and the cast of the latest Doctor Who adventure discuss the war-loving, potato-headed, baddies in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine… "Sontarans are great," beams David, while sitting on a deck chair, and watching a troop of Sontarans march across the Doctor Who…

Legendary Moments in Comedy

With my spur-of-the-moment Les Dawson day, I thought what better time than to introduce a new category – Legendary Moments in Comedy! You may know this story – if not, it has been around for nearly 20 years, and there really is no reason to disbelieve it… Sunderland Empire is 101 years old, and still…

Les Dawson Day

Seeing as I love Les Dawson so much, I thought a few articles on the rotund, gurning genius would be a bit of fun on a damp Monday… The wife’s Mother said, “When you’re dead, I’ll dance in your grave.” I said: “Good, I’m being buried at sea.”  I took my mother-in-law to Madame Tussard’s Chamber…

Kris Marshall in Hospital

[singlepic=12,320,240,,right]A big get well soon to bonkers wide eyed comedy actor Kris Marshall, who was rushed to hospital following a night out at the weekend. The 34 year old winner of the Best Comedy Newcomer gong at the British Comedy Awards in 2002 for his role in My Family was reportedly hit by a car…

Tennant Lite

Doctor Who star David Tennant has been scheduled to appear as a star speaker at a literature festival in Cheltenham this October. Tennant will appear alongside his season 30 his co-star Catherine Tate to talk about their work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, as well as of course Doctor Who. He is also due to…

Dentist Sketch

Dentist Sketch

While we normally feature British comedy on QC, there’s plenty of room for US, Canadian, Australian or even foreign language comedy – as long as they make the grade. This clip came to be via my dad, actually, and is from The Carol Burnett Show (1967-1978) and features Harvey Korman and Tim Conway. httpv://

Doddy Statue

[singlepic=9,320,240,,right]Not before time, Ken Dodd is soon to be honoured in statue form. The distinctive comic – the last vestige of the music hall era –  is to be unveiled greeting late Labour MP Bessie Braddock and has as been commissioned by Merseytravel and will be designed by Liverpool-based artist Tom Murphy. It will be…

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