The QT

Wednesday 22 May 2024


Tony Baker obituary: From Prime Ministers to pitmen

Tony Baker, one of the North East’s most eminent journalists and broadcasters, has died, aged 76, following a long illness. Ever-present on BBC screens for almost 30 years, his communication skills, empathy and understanding of ‘the story’, meant Tony was comfortable in the presence of a huge spectrum of people from Prime Ministers and Parliamentarians, …

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