Coronation Street actor Le Vell due back in court

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell leaving court after his last appearance in March. Credit: PA

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell will appear in court later today for a further hearing over alleged child sex offences.

The star, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster in the ITV soap, has vehemently denied the allegations and is due to formally enter his pleas to the charges at Manchester Crown Court this afternoon.

The 48-year-old is charged under his real name of Michael Turner with 19 offences including six counts of raping a child, six allegations of indecently assaulting a child and seven counts of sexual activity with a child.

The alleged offences relate to one complainant and all took place between 2001 and 2010.

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Corrie actor pleads not guilty

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has pleaded not guilty to a series of alleged child sex offences at Manchester Crown Court. The star, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster in the ITV soap, appeared under his real name of Michael Turner.