Stars receive honorary degrees

Stage and TV stars Ruth Jones and Birmingham born Adrian Lester will receive honorary degrees from the University of Warwick today. Leicester author Sue Townsend will also receive a degree from De Montfort University.

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Leicester author Sue Townsend to get honorary degree

Sue Townsend is the author of the Adrian Mole books Credit: Michael Crabtree/PA Archive

Leicester born author Sue Townsend, who wrote the Adrian Mole books, will receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University today.

Birmingham born actor Adrian Lester and Gavin and Stacey star Ruth Jones will also receive degrees from the University of Warwick.

Honorary degrees from Warwick for small screen stars

The University of Warwick is giving two stars from the small screen honorary degrees today.

Adrian Lester to receive honorary degree Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

Birmingham-born Adrian Lester who stars in the television programme Hustle will be given an Honorary Doctor of Letters.

Ruth Jones to be given an Honorary Degree Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

Also receiving the same honour is Gavin and Stacey writer and actress Ruth Jones.

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