George Baker

Dark-Adapted Eyes

With the death of Ruth Rendell, we have lost a giant of the literary crime world. Rendell got her first publishing deal with Hutchinson after after working as a journalist on a local paper, the Chigwell Times. She apparently left the job after writing up a local tennis club dinner  without attending the event; she’d missed […]

The Perfect Gentleman

I first met George Baker because I was doing a TV commercial about Santa Claus. I had this silly idea that a top people’s Santa would have handmade red suits and would not come down a dirty old chimney but arrive in a Rolls Royce, so I had a very expensive suit handmade for him […]