Coronation Street actor Bill Roache has been arrested for rape.
The actor from Ilkeston in Derbyshire, who plays Ken Barlow, was held at his home in Cheshire this morning.
Roache, 81, faces an allegation of raping an under-age girl in Lancashire between April and July 1967.
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