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.
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