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Tim Boswell

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Meet Tim Boswell

He wakes you up in the morning with Marian McNamee - Find out about BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Breakfast Show presenter Tim Boswell...

Q: What's your name?
A: Tim Boswell
Q: From?
A: Alcester, born in Stratford.
Q: Star Sign?
A: Capricorn.
Q: Joined the Beeb in?
A: 1993 first time, May 2005 for the second time.
Q: What has your career involved so far?
A: I joined the BBC in 1993, fresh from school (and with hair!), in an effort to gain work experience. I certainly achieved that – I stayed for three years! This was followed by stints in commercial radio as a Presenter, Reporter, News Editor, Programme Controller and Managing Director before coming back to the Beeb.
Q: What does your job involve?
A: Presenting the BBC Coventry & Warwickshire Breakfast Show with Marian McNamee.
Q: What's your favourite place in Coventry and Warwickshire?
A: You've got to go a long way to beat the view from the top of Lark Stoke. Plus, any pub on a cold day with a warm fire and a cold pint.
Q: Who's your favourite person?
A: Anyone who'll put up with me chatting away for any amount of time. And my family, who have no choice.
Q: What's your favourite hobby?
A: Watching football and cricket (though obviously not at the same time), cycling, buying new gadgets and have recently shocked myself by taking up running. I previously couldn't even run a bath.
Q: Your favourite food?
A: Chips, curry, steak and my Mum’s lemon meringue pie with a sponge base (though obviously not at the same time).
Q: Your favourite drink?
A: Bitter, decent cold lager, cider in the summer, vodka & orange, gin & tonic (sometimes at the same time).
Q: Favourite song?
A: Mix Queen and The Wonder Stuff and you’ll get somewhere close. Loads of other stuff to numerous to mention.
Q: Favourite film?
A: Any of the Star Wars Films (but mainly episodes IV, V and VI), The Blues Brothers, Local Hero, any of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Q: Give us a fascinating fact about yourself:
A: I was born on Christmas Day and featured in the Stratford Herald as a Christmas baby. I play the drums, and I share my name with the MP for Daventry.

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