Gavin Mitchell

Actor Gavin Mitchell was awarded a Doctor of Letters for his contribution to the TV and media industry and his support of new talent through GCU's MA TV Fiction Writing course.

One of Scotland’s best-loved and most respected actors, Gavin has been performing on stage and screen around the world for more than 30 years and is best known as Boaby the Barman in the BBC’s Still Game. A passionate advocate of GCU’s cultural life, Gavin is a hands-on supporter of the University’s MA Television Fiction Writing students.

I am shocked, honoured, amazed, delighted, stunned, overwhelmed and indeed humbled to receive this award. It is a lovely surprise. This truly does mean a lot to me.

Gavin Mitchell
Actor