Travel back through a time warp to the Sunderland of 1977
Travel back through a time warp to the Sunderland of 1977

More photos from Doctor Who Tom Baker's visit to Sunderland in 1977

As Doctor Who, actor Tom Baker was famous for his toothy grin and his travels through space and time.

Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 6:01 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 6:02 pm

Well, the grin was certainly present when the TV hero paid a visit to Sunderland in 1977.

Baker played the role of the wandering Time Lord in the hit TV series from 1974 to 1981.

He was at the height of his popularity when he came to visit our then town – and met by hordes of young fans.

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