As Shortland Street turns 25, New Zealand on Screen opens the archives to bring us 25 years of trivia.

Mark Ferguson has had the honour of playing two roles on Shortland Street - the dastardly Darryl Neilson, and his somewhat nicer twin Damien - sons of much-loved clinic receptionist Marj (Elizabeth McRae).

Here he recalls using his hairstyle to distinguish the twin's characters, and how there was "no sitting around making cups of tea" with Darryl.




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