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+.

Kasterborous Birthday Competition

It’s not often we get the opportunity to run a competition, and following the amazing response to our Dalek poster giveaway – and to celebrate our 2nd birthday – we have a set of prizes that you won’t find anywhere else… Our two unique prizes come with a price, however – three questions that while…

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Military Intelligence

Over the years the Doctor has had many companions. They come into his world and live the unbelievable life until it has become too much and they wish to live a simple life again. While all of these companions have come and gone, none have stayed with the Doctor through all of his incarnations. But…

The Doctor, Sarah and their UNIT family.

John Levene Interviewed!

Doctor Who has had more than its fair share of companions and recurring characters, portrayed by various co-stars and supporting cast members. Few of these, however, hold the same regard from the fans as John Levene. John started out as an extra in the 1960, doing, as he says “well over 100 walk-ons in most…

Torchwood Broadcast Date

Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood will, it seems, have a Sunday night BBC Three broadcast, beginning on October 22nd… Bus-mounted adverts in several cities have announced the date, although the time is yet to be confirmed. A simoultaneous BBC One Saturday night premier seems to have been idle speculation from your truly. But there’s nothing wrong…

The 2006 Round Table: Guest Who?

In the fourth part of our round table discussion on Doctor Who 2006, we leave the regular elements of the series to one side and consider the use of guest stars. Guest stars have been employed in Doctor Who since the 1960s, and the tactic works to entice fans of the actor or actress in…

Peter Ling and Roundup

The Times has published a full of obituary of former Doctor Who scriptwriter Peter Ling, who died last week aged 80. Ling was responsible for penning the 1968 serial The Mind Robber, which saw the Second Doctor, Jamie and Zoe trapped in a bizarre fictional realm. Ling was more famously the co-creator of the popular…

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