Article Title:Shortland Street: Keeping it in the Family
Category:Television
Author or Credit:Claire Gummer
Published on:20th November 2001 - 12:00 pm
Published by:GayNZ.com
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Story ID:14
Text:There's a new boy on the block at Shortland Street - and he's family. Claire Gummer talks with the gay Auckland actor who plays gay character Trent Campbell in scenes to be broadcast on TV2 in the week of 26 - 30 November. Thirty-seven year-old Tim Bray, a full-time actor, producer and writer for 14 years, has already worked briefly for TV - including a previous Shortland Street scene where he played a Basil Fawlty-type character. He learned he'd be playing a new role on the local soap about two months ago. "I think what was nice about this one was that it was a gay character," he says of Trent Campbell. Gay roles on TV are scarce and a number - including 'Will' from Will   
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