VIDEO: Gilbert & George receive honourary doctorates at Plymouth University
GILBERT and George have been among those picking up honourary doctorates from Plymouth University today.
The acclaimed contemporary art duo received their honours at the university's graduation tent on Plymouth Hoe.
Today marked the ‘home-coming’ of Plymouth-born George, whose work with Italian Gilbert has won a host of awards including The Turner Prize and the South Bank Award.
Other big names to get honourary doctorates from the university this summer include musical star Michael Ball, former Secretary of State for Education Lord (Kenneth) Baker, designer Sir Kenneth Grange, journalists Kate Adie and Adam Boulton, Dartmoor Zoo owner and best-selling author Benjamin Mee, acclaimed choreographer Wayne McGregor, and former Dragon Doug Richard.