Rolf Harris appears in court

The veteran entertainer Rolf Harris, who lives in Bray, Berkshire has appeared in court charged with nine counts of indecent assault.

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Lawyer indicates Rolf Harris will plead not guilty

Rolf Harris' lawyer indicated that he will plead not guilty to nine counts of indecent assault and four of making indecent images of a child.

The 83-year-old spoke only to confirm his name, address and date of birth at today's hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Rolf Harris at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London
Rolf Harris at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London Credit: ITV News/Priscilla Coleman

Harris walked slowly from the court building with his wife, who was using a walking stick, as police pushed back a tightly packed crowd of photographers and cameramen.

The couple struggled for room to get into their waiting silver Chrysler as they left.