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 Family of Blood Preview

This week’s Doctor Who is episode 9 – The Family of Blood, which the BBC’s Programme Information pages list as: Doctor Who – The Family Of Blood Ep 9/13 Saturday 2 June 7.00-7.45pm BBC ONE www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho It’s 1913 in England and war has come a year in advance as the terrifying Family hunt for the…

ker-CHING!

Wanna sell a newspaper? Then make up some s***e. Doesn’t matter whether it’s about a famous person, or television programme like Doctor Who – you’re in the money-making biz, not the being nice biz. That, and our editorial, is all we’re going to say on the matter of the depths The Sun has sunk to…

Human Nature Reaction

Not sure whether the latest episode of Doctor Who – Human Nature – received a reaction or some srt of homecoming… plaudits have been universal – such as this quote from The Stage: This is unlike any Doctor Who story you’ll ever see, yet at the same time it maintains its identity underneath, much like…

Human Nature Reviewed

Back in the 1990s, I was an avid reader of the Virgin New Adventures range of Doctor Who novels. Yet somehow, Human Nature passed me by. I’m a big fan of Paul Cornell’s earlier No Future – a novel that isn’t as half as popular, so work that one out. So I came to the…

Some Sort of Round Up

There’s lots of bits and bobs to catch up with in the world of Doctor Who (not least answering the “When’s the next podKast?” question), so let’s start with the BAFTAs. Why no Doctor Who? Did Billie Piper bribe the BAFTA committee when she was in the show? Or is there more to it? Digital…

Martha’s Got a Lot

As the Doctor and Martha are mired in 1913, one year from the Great War and with the Doctor not quite himself, what better time than to take stock of our new companion, medical student Martha Jones? You might want to harp on all day about Rose Tyler and her and the Doctor’s “special relationship”,…

Timelash DVD Release Details

The Official Doctor Who website has released the cover image of the upcoming Timelash DVD, set for a July 9th release. Timelash stars Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor, Nicola Bryant as Peri Brown and co-stars Paul Darrow interpreting his character Tekker as Richard the Third. Seriously. You can see the image on the left,…

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