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 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…

John Shuttleworth’s Open Mind

[singlepic=10,240,240,,right]It took me years to appreciate the subtle genius of John Shuttleworth – otherwise known as Graham Fellows – but catching some of his work a few months ago (500 Bus Stops) it became obvious what a distinct influence he has had on British Comedy over the last 30 odd years. So it’s good to…

Spot Jo’s Car!

Jo Neary from Huddersfield has a very special Renault Clio – one that will be appearing in Series 4 of Doctor Who! Slaithwaite-based Vehicles in Vision (providers of cars for television, film and adverts) recently paid £75 to Jo to borrow her Renault Clio for an episode of Doctor Who. Frankly I would have thought…

The Frost Report is Back!

Also on BBC Four this evening is The Frost Report is Back! a tribute to the man behind televisual satire. It’s got quite a roll call too, with Sir David Frost – fresh from the Middle East – chatting to Ronnie Corbett, Terry Jones, Barry Cryer, Sheila Steafel, Julie Felix, Denis Norden, Sir Antony Jay,…

Ken Dodd on BBC 4

[singlepic=9,240,240,,right]As part of the Curse of Comedy season on BBC Four, British Comedy legend – and I use the word with precision – Ken Dodd discusses his 50-year career and the influences of his comedy style. Premiering tonight at 11.30pm, the show features archive footage as well as material from the star’s latest tour. Dodd…

That Mitchell & Webb Look last episode

[singlepic=4,320,240,,right]Devastingly, this week sees the final installment of the second run of That Mitchell and Webb Look, which frankly has kicked the mincing behinds of virtually everything else on television at the moment (save Harry Hill and Al Murray).  I couldn’t even begin to list the highlights here, but the recent “off air” sketch in…

Torchwood: Fragments

Series 2 of Torchwood is about to enter the final stage (or already has for those of you watching on BBC Three), and Fragments tells the 5 stories of how each member of Torchwood joined the organisation. If you haven’t caught it yet then below are some spoilers (from Digital Spy) which you can choose…

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