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.
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.