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.
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