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+.


Weekend News

It’s a little difficult to get my head clear following the epic episode that was Bad Wolf, but I’ll have a shot at it… Firstly, Bad Wolf seems to have hit overnight figures of 6.13 million. Scheduled oppsite on ITV was the Eddie Murphy picture “Doctor Dolittle” – of course Doctor Who won the audience…

Book and DVD News!

The creative director of the BBCs Doctor Who Books range and author of titles such as System Shock, Millenium Shock, Ninth Doctor book, The Clockwise Man and monster book Monsters and Villains, Mr Justin Richards, has been interviewed for BBCi by Matt Gibson. The interview discusses the TARDIS crew, Daleks, “Points of View” complaints about…

Adherents of the Bad Wolf

Story arcs, themes, linking stories, it’s all been done before. Doctor Who, The X Files, Babylon 5, the list goes on. Pretty much everything we have seen in the new Doctor Who has however been drawn on a clean slate. New monsters, new threats – and when the Autons and the Dalek’s have been used,…

Dalek Kidnapping Latest!

Events have seemingly taken a turn for the worse in the Dalek kidnap story – BBC.co.uk report that a ransom note has been received by Wookie Hole, along with the Dalek’s plunger. Furthermore, the kidnappers are demanding further instructions from the Doctor. Yes, really. Apparently, Colin Baker has been in touch. In his article “The…

To Davros with Lovett?

A bizarre cult of Norman Lovett has arisen in the last seven days, which has possibly damaged the credibility of several respected online sources… Sometime in the last month, someone posted information to IMDb.com listing Norman Lovett (best known as the original “Holly” from “Red Dwarf” among others) as playing Davros, creator of the Daleks…

New Series Review #11: Boom Town

Ah, the calm before the storm… “What can be said about Boom Town?”, I lay awake last night wondering. “What can I, Christian Cawley, amateur writer and Led Zeppelin fan possibly write about an episode of Doctor Who that could possibly, on one hand, be considered the dullest ever with a tacked on resolution, while…

The Bad Wolf Cometh…

…and I’m running out of related titles! More mention of Doctor Who and the soon to be revealed thread that is “Bad Wolf”: MediaGuardian has a short paragraph about the buildup in its Diary section yesterday: Who’s afraid of the big Bad Wolf? Close watchers of Doctor Who will have noticed the numerous unexplained references…

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