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Baker's dark side

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BENEATH his air of distraction and flowing scarf, Tom Baker's Dr Who always seemed like he might have a dark side. Now Baker, whose memoirs Who on Earth Is Tom Baker? revealed his own racy past, has written a book with a strong vein of very black humour.

The Boy Who Kicked Pigs, published by Faber in the autumn, concerns an evil little boy who idolises Saddam Hussein and has a peculiar fetish for kicking pigs and orchestrating fatal accidents for those he dislikes. Ultimately, little Robert Caligari himself meets a gruesome end when he encounters a pack of killer rats.


Caption: Baker: black humour

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  • APA 6th ed.: (1999-08-12). Baker's dark side. London Evening Standard p. 12.
  • MLA 7th ed.: "Baker's dark side." London Evening Standard [add city] 1999-08-12, 12. Print.
  • Chicago 15th ed.: "Baker's dark side." London Evening Standard, edition, sec., 1999-08-12
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