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Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet who wrote "Time, Real and Imaginary". (PROSE: The Banquo Legacy) The Fifth Doctor once quoted Taylor Coleridge's poem, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner". (AUDIO: Loups-Garoux)

The Eighth Doctor told Gharib that Coleridge was the last man to have read every book in circulation. (PROSE: The Scarlet Empress)

After hearing the first verse of Captain Kybo's haiku, Captain Kybo decided to visit Coleridge in Porlock. (AUDIO: Judoon in Chains)

Behind the scenes Edit

  • Lord Byron quoted an excerpt of the poem "Christabel" by Taylor Coleridge in Mary's Story, but the author was not named in the story.
  • He was played by Jim Sweeney in an episode of Blackadder the Third.
  • In Judoon in Chains, The Doctor plans to visit Coleridge in Porlock. The Person from Porlock was an unwelcome visitor to Coleridge's home in 1797 who interrupted him while he was composing his poem Kubla Khan, which came to him in a dream. The interruption caused him to forget the remaining lines and the poem was never completed.

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