Longtown's Simon Greenall collects his honorary fellowship of the University of Cumbria this afternoon.
Simon has enjoyed a career as an actor, producer, writer and voice over artist.
He is best known to the public for his role as Michael in the TV show 'I'm Alan Partridge' and as the voice of the meerkat Alexandr Orlov in the popular television adverts.
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