A man will appear in court today for biting off Casualty and Game of Thrones star Clive Mantle's ear off.
The actor was allegedly attacked for asking a fellow guest at a Travelodge to keep the noise down at 4.30am on Sunday 24 March.
Police and ambulance crews were called after the incident, and the 55-year-old actor underwent surgery to re-attach the severed ear.
32-year-old Philip McGilvray from Scotland, was charged with wounding with intent, and will appear at Newcastle Upon Tyne Magistrates' Court.
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