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Renowned Longtown actor receives honorary award

Longtown's Simon Greenall has been back in the region to receive his honorary fellowship from the University of Cumbria.

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Longtown actor receives honorary degree

Longtown's Simon Greenall collects his honorary fellowship of the University of Cumbria this afternoon.

Actor Simon Greenall, originally from Longtown, is back in Cumbria today Credit: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

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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