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+.


The Mill Nominated

Digital effects boffins at The Mill have been nominated for their superb work on Voyage of the Damned (via Millenium FX) They’re in the Visual Effects category of the BAFTAs up against some pretty strong competition…. VISUAL EFFECTS sponsored by Autodesk MATT FOX, CHRISTIAN MANZ, TIM HAINES – Primeval (ITV1/Impossible Pictures) VISUAL EFFECTS TEAM –…

I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue

[singlepic=17,320,240,,right]I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue is on tour, this week kicking off at Hammermith Apollo.  And when I say “on tour”, I mean “on tour”.  Humphrey Lyttelton, Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and the pianist Colin Sell are appearing in the second phase of the tour that began in 2007, and…

Curse? What Curse?

[singlepic=16,240,320,,right]They say there’s no curse, but Galton and Simpson are apparently fans of the current BBC Four series The Curse of Comedy. Writing in The Times, they describe how Hancock wasn’t always on the bottle, how Frankie Howerd was always happy (as long as he was centre of attention) and how Steptoe and Son’s Harry…

Al Murray book reviewed

[singlepic=15,240,320,,right]Causing a certain amount of surprise and a definite source of amusing on Christmas Day was Al Murray’s The Pub Landlord’s Book of British Common Sense. I went off comedy books a few years ago when I was heartily disappointed by Wayne’s World, and hadn’t really recovered – Murray’s tome has restored my faith in…

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