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At the time that he joined the [[The Doctor's TARDIS|TARDIS]] crew, Oliver was facing arrest by the [[Metropolitan Police Service]] for engaging in homosexual practices, then still a crime under British law. He initially kept this information from the Doctor and Steven as he believed that they would disapprove and force him to leave the TARDIS if they were to find out. After he had confessed his secret, Steven assured Oliver that the Doctor would do nothing of the sort. Furthermore, Steven told him that by his time, the [[23rd century]], there was no longer any stigma attached to homosexuality and same-sex relationships were common. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Cold Equations (audio story)|The Cold Equations]]'')
 
At the time that he joined the [[The Doctor's TARDIS|TARDIS]] crew, Oliver was facing arrest by the [[Metropolitan Police Service]] for engaging in homosexual practices, then still a crime under British law. He initially kept this information from the Doctor and Steven as he believed that they would disapprove and force him to leave the TARDIS if they were to find out. After he had confessed his secret, Steven assured Oliver that the Doctor would do nothing of the sort. Furthermore, Steven told him that by his time, the [[23rd century]], there was no longer any stigma attached to homosexuality and same-sex relationships were common. ([[AUDIO]]: ''[[The Cold Equations (audio story)|The Cold Equations]]'')
   
He was killed by the [[Vardan]]s on the [[planetoid]] [[Grace Alone]] in the 23rd century but remained as a ghost in the TARDIS. As a ghost, he witnessed the Doctor's regeneration into his [[Second Doctor|second incarnation]] in [[Antarctica]] in [[December]] [[1986]]. ([[AUDIO]]:'' [[The First Wave (audio story)|The First Wave]]'')
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He was killed by the [[Vardan]]s on the [[planetoid]] [[Grace Alone]] in the 23rd century but remained as a ghost in the TARDIS. As a ghost, he witnessed the Doctor's [[regeneration]] [[The Tenth Planet (TV story)|into his]] [[Second Doctor|second incarnation]] in [[Antarctica]] in [[December]] [[1986]]. ([[AUDIO]]:'' [[The First Wave (audio story)|The First Wave]]'')
   
 
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Oliver Harper was a city trader in London in 1966. He travelled with the First Doctor and Steven Taylor for a brief period. (AUDIO: The Perpetual Bond)

At the time that he joined the TARDIS crew, Oliver was facing arrest by the Metropolitan Police Service for engaging in homosexual practices, then still a crime under British law. He initially kept this information from the Doctor and Steven as he believed that they would disapprove and force him to leave the TARDIS if they were to find out. After he had confessed his secret, Steven assured Oliver that the Doctor would do nothing of the sort. Furthermore, Steven told him that by his time, the 23rd century, there was no longer any stigma attached to homosexuality and same-sex relationships were common. (AUDIO: The Cold Equations)

He was killed by the Vardans on the planetoid Grace Alone in the 23rd century but remained as a ghost in the TARDIS. As a ghost, he witnessed the Doctor's regeneration into his second incarnation in Antarctica in December 1986. (AUDIO: The First Wave)

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