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The Tom Baker Calendar 14th November, 2016Tom’s 2017 calendar features 12 recent portraits of Tom Baker.  Most of these portraits are new and previously unseen, although some are from shoots where similar photos have been used in Tom’s website or on his Facebook

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Opportunities to meet Tom 8th January, 2015London: 31st January 2015 and Windsor: 14th March 2015 Tom will be at the Fantom Events Signing Spectacular  at St Michael’s Centre, Elmwood Road, Chiswick W4 3DY on Saturday 31st January 2015 It is already sold out

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Autographed Cards 25th November, 2014We have a selection of cards in our shop which Tom will dedicate and autograph. Go to the autograph page in our shop to find out more.  Click on the images to go to the

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Tom made morning appearance at Timey Wimey in Brighton 15th October, 2014In a change to the schedule on Sunday 23rd NOVEMBER, Tom appeared at 10.15 a.m. and did a photo session at midday.  Other guests included LOUISE JAMESON, JOHN LEESON, WENDY PADBURY, SARAH SUTTON & SOPHIE ALDRED. TIMEY

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The Boy Who Kicked Pigs autumn tour 18th June, 2014The highly acclaimed adaptation of Tom’s book, “The Boy Who Kicked Pigs” is touring across the south of England this autumn. See the dates below… Click here to read about Tom’s book and the stage

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Tom voted Favourite Doctor by Doctor Who Magazine 30th May, 2014Tom Spilsbury, the editor of Doctor Who Magazine has very kindly allowed us to reproduce his article about the event, which says it all: “It’s Thursday 8 May 2014, and Doctor Who Magazine has come

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Tom's book "The Boy Who Kicked Pigs" now a Kindle 20th March, 2014This is Tom’s “grotesque masterpiece” superbly illustrated by David Roberts. This Kindle edition contains many of the illustrations from the original print book which has attained cult status. It’s a tale of comic horror about

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Opportunities to meet Tom in March 14th February, 2014Thursday, 20th March 2014 Tom is a frequent guest at the Stamp Centre (79 Strand, London WC2R 0DE), and his visit on 20th March is his first since his appearance in the 50th Anniversary episode

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New art portrait celebrating Tom’s 80th birthday 6th February, 2014Photographer Oliver McNeil, based near Hastings in the UK, has made available a new portrait of Tom to celebrate Tom’s eightieth birthday (20th January 2014) and it is for sale as a high quality art

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Tom's Autobiography is now a Kindle 6th September, 2013For those of you who have been unable to get hold of the hardback or paperback, or just want the book on your Kindle, it’s now available from Amazon. Click on the cover to go

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New Collector Figure of Tom available! 11th July, 2013To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Big Chief Studios have created a beautifully crafted scale model of Tom. We’ve seen this model and are impressed by its hand-made quality. From Tom’s fedora hat,

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An opportunity to meet Tom this Saturday at MCM London Comic Con 21st May, 2013Tom will be at MCM Comic Con at ExCel London this Saturday 25th May from about 11 am until 4pm meeting people and signing autographs. Find out more about the event here: http://www.mcmcomiccon.com/london/tickets Tom will

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I'm on a 1st class postage stamp! 29th March, 2013On March 26th 2013 various sets of stamps were issued by Royal Mail to celebrate Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary. The first class stamps, which are now available to buy online and in 9,000 Post Office branches, feature

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Tom in Treasure Island, a new Big Finish audio production 9th October, 2012NEW FROM BIG FINISH…TREASURE ISLAND A lavish full cast audio adaptation starring Tom Baker and Nicholas Farrell. A brand new release from the Big Finish Classics range, Treasure Island finds Tom Baker returning to the

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Terribly sad news about Mary Tamm 1st August, 2012The dreadful news of Mary Tamm’s death amazed me. I had no idea she was ill. We got on terribly well and I admired her wit and style and warmth. We used to meet at

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New Portraits of Tom available as autographed Art Prints. 12th February, 2012Photographer Oliver McNeil, based in Hastings UK, recently took a range of new portraits of Tom and is offering some of them for sale as high quality art prints. The images are shown below, but

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Next opportunity to meet Tom is February 11th 2012 27th June, 2011Tom will help launch the first series of The Fourth Doctor Adventures and The Fourth Doctor Lost Stories Box Set produced by Big Finish. When? Saturday 11th February 2012 Where? Barking Abbey School, Longbridge Road,

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Sad news that Lis Sladen has died. Read Tom’s tribute here in his latest Newsletter. 20th April, 2011Lis Sladen played Doctor Who’s Assistant, Sarah Jane Smith, for Tom’s first two series. Both from Liverpool, Lis and Tom became good friends and Tom felt that Lis’s appreciation of his sense of comedy had

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Tom's new recording of The Boy Who Kicked Pigs available to download NOW 17th February, 2011Tom has recently made a new recording of his book, The Boy Who Kicked Pigs, for Silksoundbooks and it is available as a download from www.silksoundbooks.com. Tom’s first book was his autobiography, Who on Earth is

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Perfect gifts for fans: The Tom Baker Calendar 2011 28th November, 2010The Calendar For the first time ever, a Tom Baker calendar with 12 new informal pictures of Tom (in addition to the ones on the cover). For sale (£9.99 or £15 autographed) at The Stamp

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Tom to sign autographs at The Stamp Centre, London: Thursday 23rd September 2010 25th August, 2010On Thursday 23rd September 2010 from around 10 AM, Tom will join friends at The Stamp Centre, 79 Strand, London WC2R 0DE where he will meet people and sign autographs.

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Tom stars in new Doctor Who audio book Demon Quest – sequel to The Hornets' Nest. 5th August, 2010Doctor Who – Demon Quest A new range of five audio adventures starring Tom Baker as the 4th Doctor From the makers of the hugely popular Doctor Who – Hornets’ Nest come a further five

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My Summer Newsletter is online! 31st May, 2010Read my latest newsletter here where you will find details of my recent work – including the Nationwide World Cup commercials.

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Tom to appear at Collectormania, Milton Keynes, Monday 31st May! 13th May, 2010Tom will be at Collectormania from 10 to 4 on 31st May 2010 Four Days of Spring Bank Holiday Fun! There are guests from Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf, Terminator, Twilight and many more.

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Autograph opportunity on Thursday, 13th May, at The Stamp Centre, London 19th April, 2010Tom will be signing autographs at The Stamp Centre, 79, Strand, London, WC2R 0DE on Thursday 13th May 2010 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Sophie Aldred, companion to Sylvester McCoy will be there, too,

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Tom talks 'In Confidence' to Laurie Taylor on Sky Arts 1 on Fri 16th April at 11.35pm & Sun 18th April at 9pm 2nd April, 2010Tom gives a rare televised interview lasting 60 minutes to Laurie Taylor in a new television series titled In Confidence on Friday 16th April at 11.35pm and Sunday 18th April at 9pm on Sky Arts

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Glasgow Doctor Who Society have cancelled their 'Army of Guests 4 convention 13th March, 2010*******This event has had to be cancelled******* “Army of Guests 4” is the Glasgow Doctor Who Society’s fourth annual Doctor Who convention and takes place on 29 and 30 May 2010 here at Glasgow Trades

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Listen to Tom on ''And The Winner is….'' presented by Matt Lucas on BBC Radio 2, Thursday 1st April at 10pm 10th March, 2010Tom joins Alex Macqueen and Bob Mortimer on Matt Lucas’s show “And The Winner Is…” on BBC Radio 2 on Thursday 1st April at 10pm. The programme will then be available on the BBC iPlayer

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Tom in Radio 4 programme about Shada – Saturday 12th December 2009 10th December, 2009Tom is interviewed in a programme on BBC Radio 4 about Shada, one of his Doctor Who stories which was recorded but never transmitted. The radio programme is called “Shelved” and will be transmitted on

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Autograph opportunity on Thursday, 26th November 2009, at The Stamp Centre, London. 18th November, 2009Tom will be signing autographs at The Stamp Centre, 79, Strand, London, WC2R 0DE on Thursday 26th November 2009 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Louise Jameson (Tom’s Assistant in Doctor Who, series 14 and

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