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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+.

Designing Davros

There’s a superb article on the Daily Telegraph website on the development of Doctor Who’s returning villain, the despicable, despoticly deranged Davros (aka Dave Ross). Designed by Peter McKinstry and built by Neill Gorton, the new Davros is light years away from the solid rubber mask of the 1970s and 1980s that covered the faces…


You’re in a room. On one side is Jack Dee with his grumpy deadpad repartee. On the other is American deadpan absurdist Steven Wright. Each is virtually unheard of outside their native territories, yet both are immensely funny. They also have an obvious similarity in their delivery. Of course Jack Dee is never going to…

Top Ten?

As part of the media storm (that surpasses pre-season 30 attention), The Telegraph have published a list of the Top 10 Greatest Doctor Who stories courtesy of former Mastermind contestant Gavin Fuller, who won the knowledge competition in 1993 with a specialist subject of Doctor Who. The list is interesting, and certainly worthy of further…

Lis Sladen: The End?

Speaking in the most recent issue of Doctor Who, Sarah Jane Smith actress Lis Sladen has revealed that she doesn’t expect to return to the show. The star of CBBC’s The Sarah Jane Adventures – currently shooting a second series – revealed that she feels the time has come to leave Doctor Who behind. "This…

Legend Reborn

Russell T Davies has revealed to Doctor Who Magazine why Dalek creator Davros has been held back until season 30. Speaking in issue 371, the outgoing Doctor Who Executive Producer revealed that it was all down to planning, and reinvigorating the Daleks. "To be honest, I wasn’t in a rush because sometimes, in those old…

New Doctor Rumours

Initially, I was going to leave this one alone – but thanks to the Doctor’s apparent regeneration at the end of The Stolen Earth, rumours are alight once more that either Jimmy Nesbitt or Robert Carlyle are set to step into David Tennant’s very large shoes. Speaking to Graham Norton (so says What’s On TV)…

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