Tom Baker: A Bakerís Dozen Theatre Reviews
A Boat In The Back Yard
"Tom Baker plays the strange brooding old man with the boat-dream who makes strange observations on humanity, life and living and has some keen flashes of humour."
"Tom Baker as the photographer has a prodigious part and his antics, his florid speech, his foppish and extravagant mannerisms are a joy to watch."
"What a fine voice this man has!"
Arden of Faversham
"Tom Baker and Bill Greaves, the hired assassins, are most amusing and do not spare themselves even physically In some real knock-about comedy."
Late Night Lowther
"Mr. Baker demonstrated a genuine flair for visual as well as verbal comedy. †His take-off of a talking dog was a minor masterpiece in Itself."
A Woman Killed With Kindness
"Tom Baker makes a very fine villain of Sir Francis Acton."
"Tom Baker as the Intruder evokes a corrupt three year dirty Mediterranean weekend with some flair..."
"Tom Baker's Macbeth goes through psychopathic transformations from cringing weakness to a violent fierceness which shakes his own frame."
Feasting With Panthers
"Tom Baker scores impressively with his masterly portrayal of Oscar Wilde ... a magical performance."
"Those beaming parakeet features and huge popping eyes switch instantaneously from wrath to obsequious leers ...† It is a charming and funny performance."
"The really powerful performance Is Tom Baker's Brack:
not the usual urbane domestic schemer but an undisguised predator who stalks her with un-winking eyes, leaves dangerous questions hovering In the air, and signals his successes with mirthless flashes of shark-like teeth."
"[Tom Baker] times his lines with the skill of a variety comedian, from the dry and wry to the exuberant."
The Mask of Moriarty
"Tom Baker is totally convincing and must be a sheer delight to Holmes' fans."