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+.


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…

QC Changes

Back in the day, when Quintessential Comedy was a lot younger and looked so much different, there was “feature articles”. These articles managed to get a wee bit of attention, being – as they were – about Fawlty Towers and Monty Python’s Flying Circus. Of course due to the re-imagining of Quintessential Comedy as a…

Farewell, Humph

[singlepic=17,320,240,,right]It’s with a sad heart that I relate the news of Humphrey Lyttleton’s passing.  The jazz musician extraordinaire and host of the long running “antidote to panel games” I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue passed away yesterday at the age of 86, following surgery for an aortic aneurysm. Lyttleton was born into the landed gentry,…

Moths Ate My Sony Nomination

[singlepic=18,320,240,,right]No reason to ignore this just because it’s Doctor Who (see www.kasterborous.com for more) – it’s still comedy, and the observational humour/diary timelined child and adolescenthood of Toby Hadoke – recalled so evocatively in his one-man show has been nominated for an award. It’s not just any award either – the radio version of Moths…

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