Man bailed over 'actor ear bite'

A 32-year-old man has been granted bail after appearing in court accused of biting off part of Casualty and Game of Thrones actor Clive Mantle's ear at a Travelodge hotel in Newcastle.

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Man to appear in court for biting Casualty star's ear off

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.

Actor Clive Mantle appeared in Casualty as surgeon Mike Barrett. Credit: Press Association

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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