several of Edward Gorey's hang in his home
litho © 1957 Edward Gorey from The Doubtful Guest.
"Honest ... Doctor ... I'm only borrowing it."
(has a large collection of reference book including the 16 volume Oxford Dictionary & Dictionary of National Biography in 32 volumes)
Nobel Lecture on Literature -- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
The Complete Angler -- Isaak Walton
Tobermory -- Saki (H. H. Munro)
A Rebours - Against Nature -- Joris-Karl Huysman
Heart of Darkness -- Joseph Conrad
The Wind In The Willows -- Kenneth Graham
Falstaff -- Robert Nye
Sex and Destiny -- Germaine Greer
Shoeless Joe -- W. P. Kinsella
Slaughterhouse 5 -- Kurt Vonnegut
#1 -- The Holy Bible
(especially The Old Testament)
the Sherlock Holmes tales -- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Works of Charles Dickens
The Sirens of Titan
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
Welcome to the Monkey House
Happy Birthday, Wanda June
Between Time And Timbuktu
Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
Breakfast of Champions
Sir Laurence Olivier
"Long Day's Journey Into Night"
"You Can't Take It With You"
"On Your Toes" -- Musical
"Little Me" -- Musical
"42nd Street" -- Musical
"A Little Hotel On The Side"
"Platonov" -- (Tom would like to do it also!)
"Ash Wednesday" -- T. S. Elliot
"The Cocktail Party" -- T. S. Elliot
"To Maeve" -- Mervyn Peake
"A Pushcart at The Curb" -- John Dos Passos
W. H. Auden
e e cummings
"The Meaning of Life"
"Close Encounters of The Third Kind"
"The Way We Were"
"Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"
"Monsieur Hulot's Holiday"
and ... Thomas Stewart Baker is ... obsessed with horror films.
Peter Pan/Captain Hook
Saint Francis of Asissi
1) human beings
4) sharks (who think they are dolphins)
mostly off whites ... creams ... (though Tom did go through a short lived [fortunately] phase of pinks) ... nature's greens ... autum colours
#1 -- Verdi
the occasional rock concert
country music of the USA
one who can love
one who is interesting
Drinking wine with lovely people.
None. (Tom doesn't believe in personal sports. Though he does ride a bicycle, occasionally.)
Talking to anyone who will listen to Tom Baker.
None -- doesn't believe in them ... as pranks hurt people.
nothing -- zilch -- nada
very thin cucumber sandwiches
East India Food
A good vintage champagne
As far as Tom is concerned, an absolutely impossible question to answer ... as there are dozens of truly great ones.
Talons of Weng-Chiang
Ark in Space
Brain of Morbius
Seeds of Doom
The brain in Brain of Morbius.
#1 -- "Is that finger loaded?"
"There is no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes."
not the Edwardian one!
The children's talks.
On location once ... Tom asking K9 (actually communicating with John Leeson who was in a BBC van) what the answers were to the London Times crossword puzzle he was working ... and K9 answering back (as John also had a copy of the Times crossword) and people believing K9 was solving it for him!!!
the 18th century -- but only if rich
none ... that Tom has ever admitted to
none ... rather surprising ... don't you think?
the quick wit habit of theirs of dashing off one-liners
very, very vital grannies who make great propositions
their incredible Heart and Enthusiasm
ORANGE jelly babies
the colours in the Doctor's original scarf
the colour white (but only when feeling cowardly)
the colour black (but not always)
Kit-Kats candy bars
fizzy mineral water
having one of the LARGEST Fan Sites on the World Wide Web