Coronation Street star Roache appears in court

Coronation Street star William Roache has appeared in court charged with raping a 15 year old girl in the 1960's. The actor has played Ken Barlow in the soap since it began. Elaine Willcox was at Preston Magistrates Court.

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Coronation Street actor in court

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache is to appear in court today charged with two counts of rape of a 15-year-old girl in 1967. The 81-year-old denies the charges.