Birmingham born actor Adrian Lester has received an honorary degree from the University of Warwick.
Gavin and Stacey creator Ruth Jones has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Warwick.
The actress studied drama at the university as a student.
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.
The University of Warwick is giving two stars from the small screen honorary degrees today.
Birmingham-born Adrian Lester who stars in the television programme Hustle will be given an Honorary Doctor of Letters.
Also receiving the same honour is Gavin and Stacey writer and actress Ruth Jones.