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Corrie actor pleads not guilty

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has pleaded not guilty to a series of alleged child sex offences at Manchester Crown Court. The star, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster in the ITV soap, appeared under his real name of Michael Turner.

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  1. Richard Pallot - ITV News Correspondent

Coronation Street actor enters no plea to charges

Michael Le Vell has been charged with 19 sex offences including six counts of rape with a child under the age of 16.

He only confirmed his real name - Michael Turner - and address.

The Coronation Street actor entered no plea but his solicitor indicates he will fully contest the charges.

The case has been referred to Manchester Crown Court for March 20.

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