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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Bill Roache Faces Rape Charge In Court

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache has appeared in court accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.

The 81-year-old, who has played Ken Barlow in the soap since its launch, is charged with two counts of rape dating back to 1967.

Roache appeared before magistrates in Preston for a routine hearing.