Tom Boswell (television presenter)

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Tom Boswell
Born(1943-08-30)August 30, 1943
DiedNovember 19, 1990(1990-11-19) (aged 47)

Tom Boswell (30 August 1943, in Simla – 19 November 1990, in Reading) [1] was a journalist who worked in both BBC Radio and Television.

In radio he contributed to the highly successful Radio Four series Going Places and the Saturday morning programme Breakaway .

As a television presenter he contributed items for Top Gear . He presented two episodes in 1981 and 1982, and then appeared in twenty episodes between 1988 and his death in 1990. [2] [3] His specialties on Top Gear included safety and economy topics such as the new Merritt engine and protection against car theft. Boswell also reviewed motorcycles during the show.

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