Corrie actor in court

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell, from Manchester, is due to make his first appearance in Crown Court accused of child sex offences.

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Corrie actor confronted by press outside court

Coronation Street star Michael LeVell has appeared at Manchester Crown Court to face child sex offence charges.

The actor from Altrincham whose real name is Michael Turner said he intends to fight the allegations vigorously. He faces 19 charges of sexual offences against a child including rape.

He's due to stand trial in September.

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