Tom Baker's autobiography covers his childhood in the poor, spirited Irish community in Liverpool; his six years as a monk; his struggling times as an out-of-work actor; and onto appearances alongside Olivier at the National Theatre, work with Pasolino and his time as Doctor Who.
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Eclipse Magazine 11/97
“Baker’s superb delivery of his own fine, funny prose shows how tape can enhance the printed autobiography.”
WHO ON EARTH IS TOM BAKER?
You won't have to hide behind the sofa while listening to this tape …Imagine a cross between Spike Milligan, Peter Ustinov and David Niven and you're some way to imagining the writings of Tom Baker.
After an Irish Catholic childhood, God service, National Service and a spell in the Merchant Navy, Tom Baker became an actor. Widely experienced in film, theatre and on television, he is most well known, in sixty-eight countries, for his portrayal of Doctor Who. To many, he is the ultimate Doctor Who.
Far exceeding the usual expectations of an actorly autobiography, 'Who on Earth is Tom Baker?' is a richly coloured, startlingly wild black comedy. Tom Baker is the kind of man who could drink the old off the wagon Anthony Hopkins under the table and who spends much of his leisure time mowing the grass around his own gravestone in the local churchyard. His memoirs are full of anarchic humour with surreal, ribald and revealing anecdotes.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1997. Softcover. Book Condition: Good. 1997. 268 pages. Signed by the author. White pictorial paperback. Fep missing. Inscription from author to previous owner on half title page. Light damp staining to page edges. Pages are mildly tanned. Text remains clear throughout. Includes pictorial plates. Minor creasing and use marks to cards and spine. Binding remains firm. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1471289078cla
Book Description Harper Collins Audiobooks, 1997. Audio Book (Cassette). Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Double tape set, published by Harper Collins Audiobooks. Read by Tom Baker. Some damage to back of case, slight sticker marking to case, tapes in excellent condition. Bookseller Inventory # 13700512
Book Description Book Condition: good. 118 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00001053655-G
Book Description HarperCollins Audio, 1997. Book Condition: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Bookseller Inventory # 9780001053656-3