Corrie star Barbara Knox bailed on drink driving charge

Coronation Street star Barbara Knox pleaded not guilty to a charge of drink driving at Macclesfield Magistrates' Court today .

The 80-year-old, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in March.

She was represented in court by high-profile criminal defence solicitor Nick Freeman.

The actress was bailed until July 23rd, ITV News Granada correspondent Matt O'Donoghue reported.

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Mr Loophole, Nick Freeman, has admitted his client did drive on a car park with excess alcohol in her system. Barbara Knox pleads not guilty

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Barbara Knox has been bailed until July 23rd on charges of drink driving. http://t.co/AHDfpxh9mL

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Corrie actress Barbara Knox denies drink driving charges

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox has appeared in court to deny accusations of drink driving.