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WATCH: Crown Court returns to our screens

Judge Rinder to star in Crown Court Credit: ITV

TV drama Crown Court will return to our screens tomorrow night after a gap of thirty years. But unlike the original series, viewers and not the jury will decide the verdict.

A courtroom in Liverpool was used to film this modern take on an old favourite.

And sitting in that courtroom is Judge Rinder.

He's been speaking to our correspondent Andy Bonner.

Canoeing against cancer – Judge Rinder leads the way

The canoeing Judge joins challenge to stand up to cancer Credit: ITV Granada

A team of cancer survivors and celebrities including Judge Rinder and Anthea Turner have set off on a 120 mile, 5-day canoe challenge from Chester to Liverpool to raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer.

David Sing, a cancer survivor from Merseyside, took part in the challenge.

Survivor David Sing from Merseyside joins challenge Credit: ITV Granada


Meet Judge Rinder - coming to TV screens soon

ITV's new programme Judge Rinder will see real life cases adjudicated over in a studio courtroom recorded right here in our ITV studios in Media City.

It's a similar format to America's popular Judge Judy TV show.

High flying criminal defence barrister, Manchester University graduate Robert Rinder, will be the star of the show and he's been into the Granada Reports studio to speak to Lucy..