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 2006 Round Table: Character Closure

After discussing Sarah Jane and K-9, things moved on. In terms of character development, Season 28/Series 2 took Doctor Who into new territory. In the past, only the principle companion had been even vaguely moved by their experiences with the Doctor, with only occasional exceptions such as Jo Grant and Turlough. How then, were Rose…

Doctor Hugo

So, Doctor Who isn’t sci-fi? Tell that to Steven Moffat, writer of The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances and The Girl in the Fireplace – because his Series 1 story just won science fictions most prestigious prize – the HUGO! Reported both at Outpost Gallifrey and Locus Online, the prize was in the category of “Dramatic…

Torchwood for BBC1?

News that the master tapes for the BBC1 Autumn drama “Robin Hood” has prompted speculation that Torchwood may receive it’s premier airing not on BBC3 as scheduled, but on BBC1… According to tabloid The Mirror a £1 million ransom has been demanded by the thieves, thought to be East European gangsters. According to an “insider”:…

It’s NOT a Dalek!

Oh no sirree… the eBay commentator blog BayRaider has reported on a strange sale… Apparently on eBay there is a robot for sale that is’t a Dalek – although you might think it was should you meet it in the street… Look, full-size dalek replicas are ten-a-penny on eBay, but this one is pretty special….

Merchandise News

New from BBC Audiobooks in the Autumn is Doctor Who – Monsters on Earth, Limited. Edition Collectors Tin. As you can see from the images, it includes the Third Doctor adventures featuring both the Silurians and the Sea Devils, Doctor Who and the Silurians and The Sea Devils as well as the Fifth Doctor tale…

Doctor Who Adventures 11

Doctor Who Adventures has been with us for nearly 6 months already! BBC Magazine’s Victoria Goddard has sent us some details – and the front cover – of the next issue… The next issue of Doctor Who Adventures welcomes you to Torchwood Tower to witness the greatest battle of all time! Meanwhile, C is for…

Rose Tyler: Earth Defender

A spin-off that they actually had second thoughts about it seems… The Mirror has reported on the Russell T Davies interview in DWM 373 and his revelation that there was to be a third Doctor Who spinoff. He proposed the 90-minute special, which was commissioned by the BBC, but then had a sudden change of…

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