Included in the player below is an interview with Tom Baker on the television series Afternoon Plus from 1981. Promoting his current play, Treasure Island, Tom also chats about drinking (“I am an enthusiastic drinker!”), money (“I love money!”), pubs, book collecting (“People who collect books don’t often read them!”), acting, advertising, dreams, love (“I want to be adored!”), marriage and, of course, Doctor Who.

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Cameron K. McEwan
Cameron K McEwan was the first owner and site editor of Blogtor Who since its creation in May 2008 until Dec 2015. A lifelong Doctor Who fan, Cameron has also written two books, The Who’s Who of Doctor Who and Doctor Who: The Big Book of Lists, and directed a film all about Doctor Who fans throughout the years, Who’s Changing - An Adventure In Time With Fans. Cameron also contributes TV and film news and reviews to BBC Radio London, Metro, Digital Spy, New York Observer and Den of Geek. He lives in London with his one trousers.


  1. Now, I believe that this interview showed and presented the real Tom Baker..and some of the words he pronounced and produced were marvellously magical and pleasant to the ear. He has this remarkable dulcet tone and still has today. Bless you Tom!


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