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George Baker: This Is Your Life 1995
George Baker, actor, was surprised by Michael Aspel during at photo shoot on board a boat at Port Solent on the Hampshire coast.
george-baker  television  1995 
october 2014 by tabardroad
BBC Radio 4 - Last Word GEORGE BAKER
The actor George Baker, best known for his TV portrayal of Inspector Wexford. The character's creator Baroness Ruth Rendell pays tribute.
george-baker  obit 
september 2012 by tabardroad
‘I, Claudius’ Still Captivates With its Taut Drama - The Daily Beast
Thirty-five years ago, PBS captivated audiences with the blood-and-sex-laden ancient-Roman soap I Claudius, which is still influential.
george-baker  dvd 
march 2012 by tabardroad
Lavington youth club honour for TV actor George Baker
The youth club he established in his home village of West Lavington meant more to actor George Baker than his entire theatrical career, his daughter said after unveiling a plaque in his name on Saturday.
george-baker  news  feeds  2012 
january 2012 by tabardroad
West Lavington club honours George Baker
The youth club set up by the late actor George Baker is to be named in his honour.

Mr Baker’s daughter, Sarah Pearson, who lives locally, is to unveil the plaque at the youth club building in West Lavington at noon on Saturday, after which it will be known as the George Baker Youth Centre.

A tree will also be planted in Mr Baker’s memory.
george-baker  news  feeds  2012 
january 2012 by tabardroad
George’s memory lives on (From This Is Wiltshire)
At Mr Baker’s funeral service last week in West Lavington his family accepted the youth club committee’s suggestion that they rename the centre The George Baker Youth Centre – Home of West Lavington Youth Club.
george-baker  news  2011  feeds 
november 2011 by tabardroad
Actor who played Ruth Rendell’s Chief Inspector Wexford makes final journey (From This Is Wiltshire)
International star of stage, screen and television, writer, director and raconteur George Baker has been laid to rest in the churchyard at West Lavington, the village he had made his home for the past 22 years.
george-baker  tributes  2011  feeds  photos 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Remembering George Baker | Merdian Tonight - ITV Local
The funeral of the actor George Baker took place in his home village in Wiltshire.
george-baker  feeds  2011  video  news 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Hundreds attend George Baker funeral (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
All Saints' Church in West Lavington was full for the funeral today of international star of stage, screen and television George Baker.
george-baker  2011  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Actor George Baker's Bulgarian background - Bulgaria - The Sofia Echo
Tributes in the British press have been pouring in over the last few days for actor George Baker – probably best known as the affable West Country sleuth Inspector Wexford in the long-running crime series – who died on October 7 aged 80.
george-baker  tributes  bulgaria 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Wexford actor helped bring Theatre Royal back to life
THE late actor George Baker had a key role in the Theatre Royal’s rebirth.

Mr Baker, who died on October 7, gained recent fame as television’s Chief Inspector Wexford. But from 1965 he acted with and managed the Candida Plays touring company based at the Bury St Edmunds Regency theatre, which had just reopened after 40 years as Greene King’s barrel store.
george-baker  tributes  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Actor was perfect as Wexford
THE actor George Baker, best known for his portrayal of Inspector Wexford, could have had a very different career if the James Bond author Ian Fleming had had his way: according to Fleming, Baker would have made the perfect Bond.
george-baker  tributes  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Wexford and his women: George Baker loved women - and, from his teenage nanny to Bardot, they loved him back | Mail Online
George Baker, who died this month aged 80, was loved by millions for his performance as the solid, dependable Hampshire detective, Inspector Wexford. But, as he admitted with disarming honesty in his memoirs, The Way To Wexford, his own life could not have been more different...
george-baker  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Tributes to star, George Baker who became part of the community (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
George Baker, the film, stage and TV actor, will long be remembered by the community of Devizes which he made his own for more than 20 years.

The funeral will take place at All Saints Church, West Lavington, on Monday, October 24, at noon with a memorial service in London at a later date.
george-baker  tributes  2011  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
BBC Radio 4 - Last Word: Ruth Rendell pays tribute to George Baker.
With Matthew Bannister. Obituary series, analysing and celebrating the life stories of people who have recently died. 14/10/2011
ruth-rendell  george-baker  tributes  2011  bbc  radio  audio  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
BBC News - Today - George Baker 'loved his work'
George Baker, who starred as Chief Inspector Wexford in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died aged 80. His daughter Ellie Baker looks back at his life.
george-baker  audio  tributes  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
We’ll miss you, Chief Inspector Wexford (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
Devizes people were surprised when actor George Baker and his wife came to live in their midst in 1990. But what surprised them even more was his openness, friendliness and lack of any self-importance or snobbery.
inspector-wexford  george-baker  obit  tributes  2011  wiltshire  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
The Best Of Ruth Rendell Mysteries - Starring George Baker - YouTube
R.I.P George Baker, Network DVD legend, in his most memorable role.
george-baker  road-rage  dvd  video 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker, Inspector Wexford, dies at 80 (From Wiltshire Times)
George Baker, the Market Lavington actor famed for playing Chief Inspector Wexford in the Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker (Inspector Wexford) - YouTube
George Baker in an interview about his acting life talks to Dennis Rookard,
video  george-baker  inspector-wexford 
october 2011 by tabardroad
ITV George Baker Tribute
ITV3 are showing the Wexford edition of Super Sleuths on Tuesday at 11:35PM as a tribute to George who sadly died on Friday. Simisola with an introduction by George will also be transmitted on 26 October 2011.
george-baker  tributes  2011  simisola  super-sleuths  itv  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker - Telegraph
George Baker, the actor who died on October 7 aged 80, enjoyed good looks and matinee-idol roles early in his career, and even had a fling with Brigitte Bardot; he was best known, however, for playing the part of Inspector Wexford to great popular acclaim in late middle-age.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker obituary | Guardian
Versatile actor and writer best known as Inspector Wexford in the TV versions of Ruth Rendell's detective stories
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Video: George Baker stars in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries - Telegraph
Actor George Baker has died aged 80. Watch him in action in his most famous role, as Chief Inspector Wexford in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.
george-baker  video  shake-hands-for-ever  tributes 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker is praised by Ruth Rendell
He was, according to Ruth Rendell, ‘not just an unforgettable actor, but the most wonderfully warm and vibrant person’.
george-baker  tributes  ruth-rendell  2011  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker: the man who might have been James Bond - Telegraph
George Baker - who rose to fame in 'The Dam Busters', was adored by millions as Inspector Wexford, and even had a dalliance with Brigitte Bardot - had the luck of the Bulgarians, says Robbie Collin
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Meridian tribute to George Baker
The actor George Baker, who starred as Chief Inspector Wexford in ITV's Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died at the age of 80. The star spent a great deal of time filming in the Meridian region and lived near Salisbury in Wiltshire. A multi-talented man, he'll be remembered for both his on-screen and off-screen presence. Juliette Fletcher spoke to his close friends Eric Freeman and Lyn Dyson.
george-baker  tributes  meridian  feeds  video  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker, Inspector Wexford, dies at 80 (From This Is Wiltshire)
George Baker, the Market Lavington actor famed for playing Chief Inspector Wexford in the Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Chief Inspector Wexford actor George Baker dies aged 80 | Radio Times
Celebrated TV and film star dies of pneumonia after recent stroke,
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Inspector Wexford actor George Baker dies | Mail Online
'He enjoyed being a character actor, being broad and having the chance to do so many different roles, and perhaps if he'd done that one he would have got typecast...'
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
BBC - Podcasts - Best of Today
George Baker, who starred as Chief Inspector Wexford in The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died aged 80. His daughter Ellie Baker looks back at his life.
george-baker  audio  bbc  interviews  obit  2011  feeds 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker obituary
Versatile actor and writer best known as Inspector Wexford in the TV versions of Ruth Rendell's detective stories
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker, best known for playing Inspector Wexford, dies aged 80 | Television & radio | guardian.co.uk
The actor, who also appeared in The Dam Busters, The Spy Who Loved Me and I, Claudius, succumbed to pneumonia.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
BBC News - Chief Inspector Wexford star George Baker dies aged 80
The 80-year-old, from West Lavington, Wiltshire, died of pneumonia on Friday after a recent stroke.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Wexford's George Baker dies, aged 80 - Telegraph
The actor George Baker, who played Chief Inspector Wexford in the television series The Ruth Rendell Mysteries, has died at the age of 80.
george-baker  obit  2011 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Wexford actor Baker dies aged 80
The TV star, from West Lavington, Wiltshire, died of pneumonia yesterday following a recent stroke, his daughter Ellie Baker said.
george-baker  2011  obit  feeds  news 
october 2011 by tabardroad
Wexford wife dies at Market Lavington (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
The funeral of actress Louie Ramsay, who has died at the age of 81, has been held up because her only son is in hospital. Mr Baker, nearly 80, is now in a frail condition at Market Lavington nursing home, where Ms Ramsay died.
louie-ramsay  george-baker  2011  news  feeds  obit 
march 2011 by tabardroad
George Baker | Victor Patterson
George Baker, Actor, Britain, UK, Labour Party supporter, photograph taken at 1996 Labour Party Conference.
photos  george-baker 
october 2010 by tabardroad
Bowler: The Complete Series from Network DVD
George Baker stars as the East End villain with social aspirations. Bowler was a Fenn Street Gang spin-off which, although written after both Please Sir! and The Fenn Street Gang, chronicled the earlier adventures of former Fenn Street pupil Craven’s shady boss, Stanley Bowler – the Del Boy of his generation.
dvd  george-baker  news  feeds 
october 2010 by tabardroad
West Lavington youth club reaps cash reward (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
West Lavington youth club is £1,800 to the good after a fundraising weekend in the village. Sixteen gardens, including those at West Lavington Manor, opened their gates to members of the public in aid of the youth club, originally set up by actor George Baker.
george-baker  news  2010  wiltshire 
june 2010 by tabardroad
West Lavington youngsters create a new mosaic (From This Is Wiltshire)
The artwork was unveiled by actor George Baker, club president and founder, last Wednesday.
george-baker  news  feeds 
may 2010 by tabardroad
TV Club: I, Claudius
It has dodgy sets (and wigs) but what makes I, Claudius great is the seminal acting and writing.
george-baker  television  bbc 
march 2010 by tabardroad
George Baker: Autographica May 2010
George will hopefully be attending Autographica in May.
george-baker  events  2010  feeds 
february 2010 by tabardroad
Veteran Devizes TV actor in hospital (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
Veteran Inspector Wexford star George Baker is halfway through a five-month stay in hospital following complications from a broken hip, sustained last March. Mr Baker, 78, went into hospital on October 15 and is not likely to be home until the end of February.
george-baker  louie-ramsay  feeds 
january 2010 by tabardroad
Tabard Road - The Moonraker [DVD] [1957]
George Baker stars in The Moonraker. DVD finally to be released in early 2010.
george-baker  dvd 
november 2009 by tabardroad
West Lavington Youth Club celebrates a right royal turnaround (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
West Lavington Youth Club, which this week was presented with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, is also celebrating a remarkable change in its fortunes.
george-baker  events 
october 2009 by tabardroad
Wexford comes to the rescue! - Buxton Today
George Baker – also known as TV star Inspector Wexford – has stepped into the shoes of detective novelist Kate Atkinson after she had to pull out of Buxton Festival's literary series.
festivals  events  george-baker 
july 2009 by tabardroad
TV doc helps West Lavington youth club (From This Is Wiltshire)
Actor Simon Shepherd helped boost the coffers of West Lavington youth club when he appeared at a fund-raising event.
george-baker  events 
july 2009 by tabardroad
West Lavington Youth Club's cash crisis (From The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald)
West Lavington Youth Club is facing having to cut its opening hours – at the same time as receiving a national award for keeping young people away from drink and drugs.
george-baker 
june 2009 by tabardroad
Happy birthday! « Dambusters Weblog
The man who, unwittingly, set me off on the track of writing a book about the Dambusters was the actor George Baker, whose birthday is today. In an interview on the BBC Radio Today programme in December 2005 he told the story of how he had been cast to play the part of my uncle, David Maltby, in the 1955 film The Dam Busters.
george-baker  films  comment  articles  interviews 
april 2009 by tabardroad
Lavington youth group boosted by actor's TV appearance
Veteran actor George Baker had to leave his hospital bed to take part in the filming of an episode of Celebrity Cash in the Attic at Aldridge’s saleroom in Devizes on Saturday.
george-baker  christopher-ravenscroft  events  bbc  louie-ramsay  cash-in-the-celebrity-attic 
march 2009 by tabardroad
By George, an affair to remember - Sunday Sun Interview 2002
Living in a small village near a small town in Wiltshire is lovely, says George Baker, synonymous for many with Detective Chief Inspector Wexford in ITV's The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.
george-baker  interviews  2002 
march 2009 by tabardroad
Autographica 13 - The Worlds Largest Autograph Show - Hilton Birmingham Metropole April 2009
Please note: George Baker was hoping to be at this event but has had to cancel due to ill health.
george-baker  events 
march 2009 by tabardroad
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