Kent

Harry Hill and Sandi Toksvig get University of Kent honorary degrees

  • 5 July 2014
  • From the section Kent
Harry Hill
Image caption Comedian Harry Hill trained as a neurosurgeon before turning his hand to comedy

Comedians Harry Hill and Sandi Toksvig are among those to be awarded honorary degrees by the University of Kent.

Hill grew up in the county and trained as a neurosurgeon before opting for comedy.

He and Toksvig will become Doctors of Arts at a ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral on 14 July.

Chatham musician Billy Childish and Camila Batmanghelidjh, founder of Kids Company, will be honoured at Rochester Cathedral on 8 July.

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites