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 Adventures 57

Ood news… This week in Doctor Who Adventures… Get ready for the exciting new series of Doctor Who with a special preview of what’s coming up. How will Donna meet the Doctor? Who is Wilf? What are the Pyrovile? And what connects Agatha Christie to scary giant wasps? Check out what we know so far….

Ming Mong Tick Tock

Unbelievable. Just days after an interview in SFX in which online fans are described as "ming mongs" (the root of this insult being an offensive slur against Down’s Syndrome sufferers notwithstanding) by showrunner Russell T Davies, a bunch of clowns have complained about the scheduled 6.30 start time. Get a grip you chimps. Just because…

Comedy Dialogue of the Week

[singlepic=11,320,240,,right]Fawlty Towers – Communication Problems: Mrs Richards: I asked for a room with a view! Basil: [muttering to Manuel] Deaf, mad, and blind… [He goes to the window and peers through it.] Basil: Ah, this is the view as far as I can remember, madam… yes, yes, this is it. Mrs Richards: When I pay…

Literary Cred

Doctor Who novels have been with us almost as long as the series, and whether adaptations or original works they’ve helped colour the unfolding text. So it is refreshing to see The Times take the subject so seriously, although it’s taken the Oxford Literary Festival 2008 to push them in the right direction. BBC Books…

Recovery Fundraiser

Doctor Who star David Tennant – who last year appeared in the one-off BBC One drama Recover – has provided some autographs for a brain injuries charity. 1000 cards have been signed to sell online to raise money for Headway Essex, where he visited to prepare for his role in Recovery. David later became Patron…

Doctor Who Homepage Relaunch

The BBC’s Official Doctor Who homepage is set for a major redesign next week in preparation for the returns of David Tennant as our favourite Time Lord They’ve even gone as far as outsourcing the redesign – so we know they’re serious about it! BBC Wales New Media have hired a top design agency to…

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