Harry Hill and Sandi Toksvig get University of Kent honorary degrees

Harry Hill Comedian Harry Hill trained as a neurosurgeon before turning his hand to comedy

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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.

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