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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+.


Weta 42 Mask

The latest release from Weta is the Industrial Welding Mask from the Series 3/season 29 adventure 42. A limited edition of 500 were created by Weta modelmaker and Doctor Who fan David Tremont. The mask weighs a hefty solid 900g (2.0 lbs) and cast from metal. Dimensions: 6.5" H x 4" W x 3.5" D…

Commercial Breakdown Returns…

[singlepic=50,320,240,,right]Flatfaced moonman and quickfire comedy expert Jimmy Carr is set to star in a new BBC series of Commercial Breakdown. Aha – the comedy graveyard beckons, eh Carr? If you have never caught a Commercial Breakdown (previous recipients of its unique career-damaging magic are Jasper Carrott and Jo Brand) then you’re very lucky. It claims…

Midnight Preview

Episode 10 nears this week, so prefer for Midnight, as the Doctor is trapped, alone, powerless and terrified, on the planet Midnight. Soon, the knocking on the wall begins. Only a woman called Sky seems to know the truth – but as paranoia turns into a witch-hunt, Sky turns the Doctor’s greatest strengths against him,…

Bruce Purchase Dies

British stage actor and guest star of 1978’s The Pirate Planet, Bruce Purchase, has died following a short illness; he was 69. As The Captain in Douglas Adams’ first Doctor Who story, Purchase boomed and blustered his way through a superbly written and acted part, one half of a great double act with The Captain’s…

Fringe of Technology

[singlepic=49,320,240,,right]The Edinburgh Festival is due to kick off in a weeks, and yesterday tickets went on sale for the Fringe events in August Or rather they didn’t, as the computer systems went down.  Computer says “no”? Where’s The IT Crowd when you need them?  Did you try turning it off and back on again? “No…

Have I Got More News For You

Thoroughly enjoyed the latest Have I Got News For You, which featured foxy newsreader Kate Silverton, superpoet Ian McMillan and car lunatic and oil guzzler Jeremy Clarkson on hosting duties. The highlight was surely Clarkson being reduced into fits of giggles following a slightly cruel – but very funny – reference to the sex offenders…

podKast 007

We’re back with our seventh Kasterborous podKast (with a K) This time: we chat about Series 4/season 30 to date, Steven Moffat (about 2 days before he was confirmed, there’s a stroke of luck!) and the future of Doctor Who. Plus our new butler Rolex fixes us a drink….

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