A playwright is on the hunt for a Preston family who invited Doctor Who star Tom Baker into their home to watch an episode of the cult sci-fi series.
The star arrived at their front door on November 13, 1976, as he was travelling back from a fan convention in Blackpool.
He could not wait until his return to London to see the latest episode and so found himself sitting alongside a stunned family as they watched him on screen.
Now, Scottish writer Simon Farquhar is researching the incident for a new production he is penning for the BBC, titled Teatime with Tom Baker, and is asking for the help of Evening Post readers.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
A curious tale from the Lancashire Evening Post: