The 42cast Episode 82: The Peter Purves Interview


The 42cast is proud to welcome Peter Purves for an interview. Peter played Steven Taylor, one of the Doctor’s earliest companions and joined the show in 1965. He’s since become a mainstay of the British television industry presenting numerous for numerous series and events. In this episode we talk to Peter about his career focusing on his time with Doctor Who in the 1960’s and then his return as Steven Taylor working for Big Finish. We also discuss his thoughts on the character, whether he’d return to television to reprise the role, and what he does to keep busy during lockdown.

As this is an interview episode there is no five-minute controversy.

Show Notes:
Recommended Steven stories from Big Finish.
The Suffering
The Perpetual Bond Part 1
The Cold Equations Part 2
Return of the Rocket Men
The War to End All Wars
The Bounty of Ceres
The Ravelli Conspiracy
The Sontarans
The Dalek Occupation of Winter
The Companion Chronicles Vol. 2 (The Steven story, Across the Darkened City, is one of four stories in this set, but it is fantastic)

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