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Antony Cotton Is Proud Of Gay Dad Storyline In Coronation Street

Coronation Street’s actor Antony Cotton is happy with the new ‘gay dad storyline’ of his character ‘Sean Tully’ in the British soup. Sean has a three-year-old son named Dylan, he decided to raise the kid with his ex boyfriend Marcus Dent played by actor Charlie Condou.

The Associated Press reports:

Antony told New! magazine of the storyline: “It’s two men pushing a buggy down a street – it’s modern life. And if nothing else it will give people something to talk about.

“If there’s one conversation about a young, gay man parenting in a positive way that’s got to be a good thing.”

And the 35-year-old gay actor – who lives in Lancashire with his partner of six years, props buyer Peter Eccleston, 32 – doesn’t care about viewers who think children should be raised by a mother and father.

He said: “It’s a terribly old-fashioned view. Gay people are the same as anybody else.

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