Honorary doctorates for TV duo

A LONG-time presenter of BBC Scotland’s news flagship, Reporting Scotland, is to receive an honorary Doctorate of Letters from a Scottish university.

Sally Magnusson is to be joined by fellow Scot and TV personality, Eileen Gallagher, among those receiving honorary degrees tomorrow from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Gallagher is chief executive of Shed Productions, the company behind hit TV dramas such as Bad Girls, Footballers’ Wives and Waterloo Road.

Currently involved in assisting the university establish an MA in TV Fiction Writing, she too will be awarded an honorary Doctorate of Letters.