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+.


Reviews Galore

You can’t move on the Web at the moment for opinions about Doctor Who. Everyone has an opinion, you know… Following some key DVD releases, the BBC’s Official Doctor Who site has followed up City of Death and Genesis of the Daleks with the Season Seven Jon Pertwee classic Inferno. If you haven’t though about…

My Rose Has Left Me

My Rose has left me, I’m in a mood, she went to Kenya. We couldn’t have children, that didn’t stop us from trying, we were turned down for adoption, because of her bizarre appearance. Oh, Rose how we loved you, but where are you now? Alone with your salesman, you adulterous cow. Well, that’s how…

Peter Bryant Obituary

We’ve learned via Outpost Gallifrey and the BBC’s Official Doctor Who site that Peter Bryant, former producer of Doctor Who, has recently died at the age of 82 after a long illness. Born in 1923, Bryant enjoyed a varied career, beginning as an actor, and taking in roles such as BBC Radio announcer, scriptwriter and…

News Roundup

icwales has published a rousing piece in light of recent claims that Doctor Who’s audience is falling. “We love… Doctor Who”, by Sally Williams of the Western Mail, gives a nostalgic look at the series from its 1963 beginnings through to the current day, and churns out all of the usual tales such as Terry…

Audience Dip?!

Recent Press Reports have suggested that Doctor Who’s popularity it on the wane following a series of decreasing figures over consecutive weeks. It is likely that on the whole this is “poppycock”. Although several fans – myself included – have been of the opinion that the current series isn’t as strong as the last, this…

The Idiot’s Lantern Reaction

The Idiot’s Lantern drew mixed reviews from all areas of Doctor Who fandom, but was naturally popular enough to beat ITV’s “Soccer Aid” charity-celeb-footy-match. With an average of 6.3 million viewers (source: The Mirror), Doctor Who beat the Robbie Williams vs Maradona celebrity soccer show by 200,000 viewers. The long weekend is likely resposible for…

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