Roache denies taking girls to bungalow and raping them

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


Jury in Bill Roache trial retires to consider verdicts

The jury in the trial of Coronation Street actor William Roache has retired to consider its verdicts. Roache denies two counts of rape and four counts of indecent assault.