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Nesbitt installed as University of Ulster Chancellor


Nicola Weir talks to James Nesbitt about his appointment to the Chancellorship of the University of Ulster.

Northern Ireland actor James Nesbitt has taken on a new role - as chancellor of the University of Ulster.

Nesbitt, who became a household name from the 1990s TV series, Cold Feet, returned to his Coleraine roots on Tuesday for an inauguration ceremony.

Nesbitt spoke of his long connection with the university's Riverside Theatre, where his acting career began at the tender age of 13.

BBC Newsline's reporter in the area Nicola Weir spoke to James Nesbitt afterwards.


BBC Newsline reporter Nicola Weir talks to James Nesbitt

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