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'Neighbours' tease Aaron and David's wedding with heartwarming trailer - WATCH

It will be the first same-sex wedding to appear on Australian television since the introduction of equal marriage last year.

2018-08-11

Australian soap Neighbours has released a new trailer featuring a look at Aaron Brennan and David Tanaka’s gay wedding next month.

The special episode will feature the show’s first ever gay wedding in its 33-year history and will be the first same-sex wedding to appear on Australian television since the introduction of equal marriage last December.

The couple proposed to each other on the show back in May, and the new trailer offers a glimpse at the couple’s special day.

In the video, characters from the show can be seen celebrating before Aaron (Matt Wilson) and David (Takaya Honda) walk down the aisle. Then, as the pair exchange vows, Aaron says: “I, Aaron James Brennan, choose to share my life with you, David Yoshi Tanaka.”

The couple will have their wedding officiated by Kath & Kim star and LGBT rights activist Magda Szubanski.

Speaking about the wedding, Matt Wilson, 28, said: "We are both ecstatic to be part of this huge moment in Australian television and it stands alone as the highlight of my career.

"This storyline means a lot to me, to my friends and to all the fans we hear from on a daily basis here and in the UK who love Aaron and David".

Takaya Honda, 30, added: “It is an absolute privilege to be a part of what is and will be a historic moment in Australian television.

"There have been so many parts of David’s story that have given me a great sense of pride and which have been an absolute honour to portray; from discovering Paul was his dad, to his coming out to now marrying the man of his dreams in what will be the first legal gay wedding on a drama.”

Watch the trailer below:

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45 pm and 5:30 pm on Channel 5.