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An afternoon with Ruth Boswell

22/03/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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To celebrate the launch of her new book 'Out of Time', Ruth Boswell comes to the UK's Midlands Arts Centre to talk about her career as a television and film producer. Ruth is best known for creating ITV's first science fiction drama called Timeslip while working for the ATV script department, followed by in 1972 moving to Thames and producing the first four seasons of The Tomorrow People.

Moving to produce adult drama for the BBC in the 1980s, Ruth took the helm of many successful television dramas including 'Maybury' starring Patrick Stewart. While in 1990s she was best known for producing the television dramas 'The Chief' starring Tim Piggott-Smith and Martin Shaw and 'The Uninvited' with Douglas Hodge and Leslie Grantham.

Her films include 'Run for the Country' with Albert Finney, co-produced by Peter Yates and written by Shane Connaughton ('My Left Foot'). She is currently developing a feature films entitled 'Gricers'.

Ruth has recently returned to writing with her Novel 'Out of Time', published by The Muswell Press and Fantom Films you can find out more here.

The event takes place at the Hexagon Theatre at the Midlands Arts Centre (Canon Hill Park, Birmingham) on April 1st 2006 at 2.30pm. Tickets cost 7.50 with only 80 seats available. The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions, and to meet Ruth personally and receive a signed copy of 'Out of Time'. Ticket hotline - 0121 440 3838.

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