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+.


Atheism and Doctor Who

Digital Spy have reported on the future appearance of Richard Dawkins in Doctor Who Speaking to The Independent recently, Davies revealed: “People were falling at his feet,” said Davies. “We’ve had Kylie Minogue on that set, but it was Dawkins people were worshipping. He has brought atheism proudly out of the closet!” “He was as…

Doctor Who Adventures 59

David Tennant talks about Doctor Who! Doctor Who made an action-packed return to BBC One last Saturday! In this week’s issue of Doctor Who Adventures, out on Thursday 10 April, you’ll find an interview with actor David Tennant, who talks about Donna and all things Who… On Donna: “Usually I get all the funny lines…

The Fires of Pompeii Preview

Doctor Who continues this week as the Doctor and Donna open the TARDIS doors in AD 79, in the city of Pompeii – and it’s Volcano Day! There they discover psychic powers and beasts of stone running riot in the streets of old Pompeii. The time-travellers face their greatest challenge yet – can established history…

Curse of Comedy

[singlepic=25,320,240,,right]By far and away the most interesting instalment of BBC Four’s Curse of Comedy season is tonight’s final instalment, “Rather You Than Me” which as you may now stars David Walliams as Frankie Howerd. That isn’t to denigrate the other films – in particular the Tony Hancock and Joan le Mesurier tale was something I…

Partners in Crime: Reviewed

“So the Doctor has been on his own for a bit – he’s talking to himself in the TARDIS, and that Donna bird wot he saved at Christmas (one before? Next Christmas? I dunno!) came crashing into the action and then like they both got captured for a minute by Raquel off of Corrie before…

Frankie Howerd – Up Pompeii!

[singlepic=24,320,240,,right]I absolutely loved Up Pompeii with its wonderful double entendres and busty girls draped in Roman togas and the like when it was repeated in the early 1990s on BBC Two.  It was written by Talbot Rothwell who brought us he Carry On! Films, and the similarities are obvious. Howerd was of course Lurcio, the…

© 2005-2014 Kasterborous. Theme Old Paper by ThunderThemes.net