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.

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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.