Sir Antony Sher (right) with Greg Doran outside Islington Town Hall on 21 December 2005 after their civil partnership ceremony
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Antony Sher: Gay marriage vote shows 'breathtaking' change

MPs are debating the legalisation of gay marriage ahead of a free vote at 1900 GMT, with a number of Conservative MPs expected to vote against the plans.

Actor Antony Sher told the BBC's Mark Lawson he was content with a civil partnership, but the changes that had taken place for gay couples were ''breathtaking.''

Next-of-kin status was the ''most meaningful'' for him and his civil partner, he added.

Antony Sher is on Front Row on BBC Radio 4 at 1915 GMT

  • 05 Feb 2013
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