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+.


Baffy BAFTAs

So massive congratulations to Harry Hill, whose TV Burp has received a worthy honour from the British Academy and earned its wings at last, after several years of Saturday tea-time madness. He deserves nothing less for at the very least arranging fights between different foodstuffs, slow elderly people and animals, and providing superb comedy relief…

Design-a-Robot!

The Radio Times website has a superb interactive tool running at the moment, allowing the entrant to design his or her own robot!. What’s more, you can send these on to a friend via a useful email tool, providing your with hours of fun. Incidentally, the Sontarans star on the cover of next week’s Radio…

Don’t get carried away, son

Following the frankly ridiculous success seen by the risible Gavin and Stacey at the BAFTA presentation on Sunday, the improbably named Boyd Hilton – TV editor of Heat magazine (we’re scraping it here, chaps) told the BBC “I think it won because it’s a well-observed, flat-out-funny show with a cast of funny and identifiable characters,”…

Ricky Gervais – GTA IV Cameo

[singlepic=28,160,120,,right]Never one to let a bit of ingenious self-publicity get in the way of his credibility, Ricky Gervais has revealed that he is appearing in Grand Theft Auto IV. At last, a reason not to buy it! According to VideoGamer: Gervais will be found in Liberty City’s comedy club performing a short stand-up routine featuring…

Get Well Soon Humph

[singlepic=17,320,240,,right]Just heard that the host of I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Humphrey Littleton, has been admitted to hospital. From Digital Spy: The spring series of I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue has been cancelled while Humphrey Lyttelton awaits an operation. The veteran host’s official website informed fans that the 86-year-old needed surgery because of…

Fawlty Towers Iconic

[singlepic=11,320,240,,right] A recent online poll has declared Fawlty Towers the most iconic comedy show of all time. The show, which starred John Cleese as on-the-edge hotel owner Basil Fawlty, Prunella Scales as his wife Sybil, Connie Booth as waitress Polly and Andrew Sachs as Spanish waiter Manuel, received almost a third of the 3,000 votes…

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