William Roache vows to prove his innocence

The actor William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow in Coronation Street, has said he will fight to prove his innocence after being charged with two counts of raping a 15 year old girl in the 1960s. Mr Roache, who's 81 and from Wilmslow, will appear in court later this month.

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Bill Roache to face rape charges

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache has been charged with two counts of rape of a 15-year-old girl in 1967.