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Former broadcaster Stuart Hall pleads not guilty to 15 counts of rape and five counts of indecent assault involving two girls.
Provisional trial date set for 6th May.
Broadcaster Stuart Hall will appear in court today to enter pleas on historic allegations that he raped two young girls.
Hall, 83, is alleged to have committed seven counts of rape against one girl between 1976 and 1978 in Manchester, when she was aged between 14 and 16.
He is also accused of eight counts of rape and one count of indecent assault against his second alleged victim, aged between 11 or 12 and 15 at the time, between 1976 and 1981, at various locations in Greater Manchester and Cheshire.
A provisional trial date of May 6 at Preston Crown Court was set at his last court hearing in November.
Today's plea and case management hearing takes place at the same court.
Former broadcaster Stuart Hall is in court charged with the historical rapes of two young girls.
The claims against the 83 year old from Cheshire relate to two girls aged between 11 or 12 and 16 at the time. The rapes are alleged to have taken place in the 1970's an 80's.
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Stuart Hall has appeared in court to face charges of raping two girls