Steven Taylor

Stowed away aboard the TARDIS and thus rescued from a dreadful fate on the planet Mechanus, Steven Taylor was a spiffing chap with decent comedic timing and a weird relationship with his teddybear. He travelled with The First Doctor for ten whole serials until eventually disembarking the TARDIS and our hearts.

Podcast C026 The Savages > > > >

An allegory about equality acted out by evil guys in blackface and fairly sophisticated cavemen. Also, The Doctor has a vibrator. No lie.

Podcast C025 The Gunfighters > > > > >

Two Docs get mixed-up; Steven and Dodo are master pianists; and the whole thing is tied together with the most annoying song in the Wild West.

Podcast C024 The Celestial Toymaker > > >

The Doctor is turned invisible, inaudible and intangible, and Steve and Dodo clown around in this both childish and completely racist serial.

Podcast C023 The Ark > > > >

Dodo dooms mankind with a sneeze; cyclopses lock humans in a security kitchen; and incorporeal creatures sit down in chairs.

Podcast C022 The Massacre of St Bartholomew’s Eve > >

In addition to The Doctor, Hartnell plays a different character in this one, who also goes on holiday. And then we get a new, annoying companion.

Podcast C021 The Daleks’ Master Plan > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

The Doctor robs the Daleks, gains two companions, loses three, and then we even get an appearance by the monk. Epic!

Podcast C020 The Myth Makers > > > > > >

The troupe arrives in Troy, where there’s no Helen, Vicki falls in love, and the Doc leaves but one Trojan left alive.

Podcast C018 Galaxy 4 > > > > >

Doc, Vicki and Steven encounter sexism, Hutts and pudgy budget-Daleks in this serial that does not necessarily take place in Galaxy 4.

Podcast C017 The Time Meddler > > > > >

The Doctor, Vicki and Steve arrive in England in 1066 and are pitted against Saxon logic, brutal Vikings and a fellow time traveller.

Podcast C016 The Chase > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

The Doctor says farewell to two trusted companions, but first they battle Desert Squids, Frankenstein’s Monster, Dracula and Spherical Daleks.