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+.


Top 50 Comedy Characters

[singlepic=7,320,240,,right]Channel 4 recently rebroadcast their Top 50 Comedy Characters poll, voted by… well, someone voted. Narrated by Simon Pegg, the top 10 featured Basil Fawlty and Alan Partridge, but I was slightly bewildered to find that some of the greatest comedy characters ever had been sidelined in favour of modern entries. Now, naturally there is…

RIP Brian Wilde

Sadly the death was announced today of actor Brian Wilde, who appeared in British comedy serials for over 30 years. As co-star in Porridge, Wilde appeared as the “nice” prison officer Mr Barraclough opposite Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale and Fulton Mackay. However he was marginally more famous for his role as Foggy in Last of…

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