'Hollyoaks' Jay Duffy: 'I've missed home since joining soap'
Published Jul 27 2011, 20:56 BST | By Tom Eames
Jay Duffy has spoken about his upcoming role in Hollyoaks
and admitted that he misses his home.
The son of Boyzone's Keith Duffy
will first appear in the soap next month as Declan Brady
, son of Brendan Brady (Emmett Scanlan).
"I've missed home comforts," he told What's On TV
. "My own bed, I miss that a lot. I miss my mum's cooking. That's always a big thing - I miss the roast every night. I've had to have hotel dinner while I'm here so I miss that a lot, but it's good fun."
Duffy also revealed details of his character Declan's storyline, in which he visits soap villain Brendan for the summer.
"Declan is just an ordinary lad from Dublin, a school kid who's coming over to visit his dad for a couple of weeks while his mum goes away, so it's just all about him getting to know his dad," he explained.
"He doesn't know his dad very well at all because his mum and dad split up when he was at a very young age, so he has to really find out what his dad is like.
"He is pretty happy to see his dad to be honest. He's always wanted to chill out with him for a while, but it is pretty awkward at the same time because they know nothing about each other.
"Will Brendan tell his son all about his stuff and what's going on with him? It's all about that sort of thing."
Jay Duffy has previously hinted that Declan will not be like his father Brendan
in the soap. Keith Duffy has also praised his son on landing the role
, describing him as a "natural actor".