Sir Paul McCartney honoured singer Will Young and actor JOE MCGANN when the pair was made Companions of the Liverpool, England arts institute he helped create in 1996.
The former Beatles star hosted graduation day at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) on Friday (24Jul09).
Joining MCGann and Young were choreographer Natricia Bernard and costume designer Richard Hudson.
MCCartney is LIPA's lead patron.