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+.


Product Enterprises Movie Dalek!

Product Enterprises Movie Dalek! That’s right! Not only have we got new series Daleks on the shelves courtesy of Character Options, “classic series” merchandiser Product Enterprises is releasing a Radio Controlled Dalek based on those that appeared in the 1960s Aaru Dalek movies which starred Peter Cushing as “Dr. Who”. Thanks to eyeofhorus.org.uk, we have…

Eccleston Exhausted by Who?

Today’s Daily Telegraph features an interview with Jonathan Creek actor (and tabloid favourite for Doctor Who lead following the announcement of the show’s revival) Alan Davies. He is quite clear as to what the reason was behind Christopher Eccleston’s departure from the series: The duffel-coated star of Jonathan Creek was once considered a favourite to…

Queen Valentine!

Doctor Who Magazine has officially announced that Actress Pauline Collins, who appeared in the Patrick Troughton serial The Faceless Ones as Samantha Briggs, is to return to the show for Series 2. Although reported earlier in the month in The Sunday Mirror, more detail is given in DWM – she will appear as Queen Victoria…

Into The Unknown

The “cosmic hobo” with his Beatles haircut, recorder and 900-year diary facing monsters alongside his Scots companion Jamie McCrimmon and one of three screaming dollybirds? Or the master of manipulation, gently edging his friends and enemies alike into carrying out a particular action or task? Or was the Second Doctor Who simply a Chaplin-esque radical…

The Great Sontaran

Doctor Who was always ground-breaking. It may not have been the originator of many of the ideas and themes used in it’s stories, it may not have used these to their full potential, but Doctor Who always brought new ideas to the public fore, not least in the writing of some of the classic series’…

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