Ruth Boswell obituary

Ruth Boswell, who has died aged 86, “got into telly” after a job reading unsolicited scripts for ATV during the early 1960s. She went on to script editing and producing in ATV’s children’s department, where she made the series Timeslip (1970), and then at Thames Television, where she was responsible for The Tomorrow People (1973). Her instinct for storytelling, combined with her own knowledge of loss in childhood, gave her insight into children’s emotional development through the arts.

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