The Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell is due to appear in court today charged with 19 child sex offences.
The 48-year-old actor, whose real name is Michael Turner, is accused of raping a child, indecently assaulting a child and sexual activity with a child, among other charges.
The actor will appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court later today.
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