ITV News' UK Editor Lucy Manning is at Preston Crown Court as Coronation Street actor Bill Roache gives evidence at his trial.
Mr Roache is asked if he ever took a girl into bedroom of his bungalow. "No" & push her onto bed & rape her "absolutely not".
Mr Roache asked if took any girl to either of his cottages & raped them. Absolutely not he says its totally against my nature to harm anyone
Coronation Street actor Bill Roache has been defended by some of his co-stars at his trial at Preston Crown Court.
On his first day of evidence, actor Bill Roache denied all of the allegations against him insisting he had no interest in 'gratuitous sex'
A woman has told the trial of Coronation Street's Bill Roache that the actor raped her on two occasions when she was 15 years old in 1967.