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Baker, Colin 1943-

Overview
Works: 174 works in 215 publications in 1 language and 2,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Television programs  Science fiction television programs  Television adaptations  Science fiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4572
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Publications about Colin Baker
Publications by Colin Baker
Most widely held works by Colin Baker
Cousin Bette by Ray Lawler; Martin Lisemore; Gareth Davies; Margaret Tyzack; Helen Mirren; Colin Baker; Thorley Walters; Ursula Howells; Honoré de Balzac( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Born plain and poor, Bette Fischer endures her lot, until her wealthy cousin's family steals her only treasure--the young sculptor she has taken under her wing. Joining forces with ambitious, greedy, and alluring Valerie Marneffe, Bette vows to have her revenge and sets out to ruin the family by exploiting the sexual appetites of the men and the naiveté of the women. This dramatization of Balzac's great work, part of the "Scènes de la vie parisienne" section of the novel sequence "La Comédie humaine," explores themes of vice and virtue, the influence of money on French society, and the effect of gender roles on human relationships
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
In this commemoration celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who this is a look back at the actors who have portrayed this iconic hero over its historic past. The years 1981-1996 saw four new actors portray the Doctor, Peter Davison (1981-83), Colin Baker (1984-86), Sylvester McCoy (1987-89) and Paul McGann (1996). A retrospective is followed by one full story for each Doctor, including Earthshock, Vengeance on Varos, Remembrance of the Daleks, and Doctor Who: The Movie
Doctor Who ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The TARDIS is lured to Earth, London, 1985 by an alien distress signal. Investigating, the Doctor and Peri stumble upon an attempted bank robbery staged through the London sewers by a familiar foe - ex-Dalek agent, Lytton. But who is he working for this time? For they soon discover there is something far nastier lurking in the sewers - Cybermen. Why do the silver giants need a time machine? What is their devastating plan of attack? And what does it have to do with a catastrophic event that happened long ago in the Doctor's past?
Doctor Who ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
"The Doctor has regenerated and all is not well. Confused, angry and acting strangely, the new Doctor decides to become a hermit, so takes his concerned companion Peri to a desolate asteroid where he plans to live for several centuries. The time travelers soon uncover a plot that threatens the entire galaxy. But why has an alien gastropod kidnapped twin boys from Earth, and will the Doctor recover in time to find out?"--Container
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The Doctor is on trial for his life. Plucked out of time and space by the Time Lords, he is charged with transgressing the First Law of Time. He must defend himself against the prosecution led by the sinister Valeyard in this fourteen-part epic
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
The Doctor and Peri arrive on the planet Necros, home of funeral home for the galaxy's elite, Tranquil Repose. Is this the Doctor's own resting place, and why do Dalek's guard the inner sanctums of the perpetually interred? Perhaps the Great Healer will have the answers
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
When the Doctor lands on a space station in the Third Zone, he suspects he's been there before and when he discovers his old assistant, Jamie, he's certain. Accompanied by Jamie and his present assistant Peri, the Doctor follows himself to 20th century Seville. There he discovers that his old enemies, the Sontarans, are about to dissect him in a genetic operation
Doctor Who ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Drawn off course, the TARDIS materializes nearthe Killingworth coal pits in 19th century England, and the Doctor and Peri witness the Luddite rebellion in full swing. Soon they realize that they aren't the only time travelers in the area
Doctor Who ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
On the planet Varos, prisoners and guards alike are subject to severest forms of punishment, which are then broadcast to the masses as entertainment. For the Doctor, Varos is the only hope for him to locate the rare mineral Zeiton-7 to power his ailing TARDIS. Arriving on Varos, he and Peri are soon caught up in events beyond their control
Swallows & Amazons forever ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Joe, Bill and Pete are members of the "Coot Club" which aims to protect wildlife. They spend most of their time on the river in their little boat, the "Death and Glory." Trouble starts when they are blamed for setting boats free from their moorings. Tom Dudgeon, the doctor's son, and Dick and Dot, children who are staying with Mrs. Barrable, all become detectives and search for clues to lead them to the real culprit. They catch him just in the nick of time."--Container
Doctor Who ( visu )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Varos is a planet ruled by fear and increasing poverty. As its inhabitants cower by their video screens, gleaning their meager entertainment from public executions scheduled within the mysterious Punishment Dome, the ruling officers enjoy a life of luxury, fat on their profits from the planet's major export -- the rare substance, Zyton-7. It is into this hellhole which the Doctor and Peri must go, as Zyton-7 is the only cure for the ailing Tardis' transpower system
Dr. Who ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
In the 1st, the Doctor is sent by the Time Lords to the desolete planet Skaro, to avert the creation of the Daleks' in the 2nd, he stumbles on a shocking secret, one upon which depends the fate of the universe
Doctor Who ( file )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Following a spot of uncharacteristic intoxication, the Doctor wakes to discover that the TARDIS has materialised in the service ducting of the Vipod Mor, a huge craft which is itself floating in deep space. Furthermore, the console has detected Time spillage: someone or something is tampering with Time! Such experimentation could not only damage the Space/Time continuum but destroy the past and future history of the Universe. The Doctor and Peri board the craft to investigate
Doctor Who galaxy 4 by William Emms( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Learning that the planet will explode within two days, Doctor Who must decide which of two warring alien species to rescue, the beautiful Drahvins or the repugnant Rills
Doctor Who ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The planet Karfel is an oppressed world ruled over by a cruel tryant--the Borad. Anyone opposing his will is cast out through a time tunnel known as the Timelash. When the Doctor arrives he is asked to rescue a woman, Vena, who has been sent through the Timelash to Earth with a precious amulet the Borad needs returned. If the Doctor refuses, the life of his companion, Peri, is forfeit
Doctor Who. the Colin Baker years, 1984-1986 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
The Doctor is on trial for his life, charged with transgressing the first law of time. The setting is Ravolox, where deep beneath the surface of the planet lie secrets that threaten the very fabric of the universe
Doctor Who: The trial of a Time Lord. the Colin Baker years, 1984-1986 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The Doctor has tried to prove his innnocence, but the Valeyard is certain of his guilt. The doctor flees into the Matrix to confront his enemy. Trapped within, he will have to fight for his life against the ultimate foe
Doctor Who. the Colin Baker years, 1984-1986 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The Doctor presents his defense to the charges laid against him to clear his name. The Doctor and Mel respond to a distress call from Earth, although not in time to prevent a murder ... and this will not be the only death
Doctor Who ( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
An exciting 'lost' television adventure starring second doctor Patrick Troughton with linking narration by Colin Baker. The Doctor, Polly and Ben visit a human colony that appears to be one big holiday camp. They soon discover though, that its inhabitants have been brainwashed by the Macra, giant crab-like creatures who have taken over the colony. The humans are being forced to mine a gas that is essential for the Macra to survive, but fatal to them. It's a scary race to rescue them, with Ben getting taken in by the Macra for a time, but eventually the time travellers manage to restore the colony's freedom
Doctor Who ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The Valeyard's prosecution continues as he presents damning evidence of the Doctor's interference on the planet Thoros Beta. Dangerous experiments are being carried out there that could affect the future of all life
 
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