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80-Year-old Corrie Actress Barbara Knox Arrested For Drink Driving

By Jack de Aguilar | 29th March 2014

Barbera Knox rolled back the years and had somewhat of a Justin Bieber moment when she was arrested for drink driving on March 10, The BBC have reported. Knox, who plays the character of Rita...

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Coronation Street's 'Rita' Gives Knutsford Police Easiest Arrest Of 2014

By Michael West | 28th March 2014

Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, 80, has been arrested for suspected drink driving. The soap veteran - who plays Rita Tanner (previously Sullivan) - was allegedly arrested after driving herself to Cheshire's Knutsford Police Station...

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Corrie Actor Michael Le Vell's Accuser Deemed "Inconsistent" In Statement

By Joe Wilde | 10th September 2013

Michael Le Vell, the former Coronation Street actor who is being tried for 12 child sex offences, could have been handed a life-line as the court statement from one of the accusing girls was deemed...

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Is The 'Marmite' Advert Really Offensive, Or Really Funny? [Video]

By Michael West | 8th August 2013

A television advert for Marmite, which uses a tongue-in-cheek approach to animal and child neglect, has prompted more than 250 complaints in less than 24 hours.The TV ad follows a team parodying animal of child...

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Coronation Street Stars Stung By Channel 4’S ‘Dispatches’ Promoting Brands Illegally On Twitter

By Lauren James | 25th July 2013

Despite legal threats from ITV, Channel 4 will go ahead and air its undercover sting that reportedly shows Coronation Street actresses promoting products on Twitter that, unbeknownst to the performers involved, were fakes set up...

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Did Thieves Know Helen Flanagan Was Alone By Using Twitter?

By Michael West | 18th June 2013

The former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan has been left "shaken but unharmed" after burglars broke into her house in Prestbury, Cheshire, locking herself and a friend in a row while they stole jewellery and...

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Coronation Street Star Andrew Lancel Cleared Off Indecent Assault (In Just 29 Minutes)

By Michael West | 10th June 2013

Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel - real name Andrew Watkinson - has been cleared of four counts of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old boy in the 1990s. The actor, 42, from Liverpool had been on trial...

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Coronation Street's Michael Le Vell Pleads Not Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Claims

By Joe Wilde | 17th May 2013

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell was in court today facing 19 charges of sexual offences against a child, with the actor pleading not guilty to all charges brought against him. The actor, real name...

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Coronation Street's Bill Roache Attends Court, Accused Of Raping Girl, 15

By Michael West | 14th May 2013

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache appeared at Preston Magistrates Court on Tuesday (May 14, 2013) accused of raping a 15-year-old girl. The 81-year-old, who has played Ken Barlow since the legendary soap's launch, is charged...

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Coronation Street Actor Andrew Lancel Denies Sexually Assaulting Boy, 15

By Michael West | 15th April 2013

Former Coronation Street actor Andrew Lancel has denied child sex charges, pleading not guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage boy at Liverpool Crown Court this week. Lancel, 42, real name Andrew Watkinson, is accused of...

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William Roache Apologises For Controversial Comments On Sexual Abuse

By Victoria Pavlova | 19th March 2013

Coronation Street’s William Roache has made an official apology for some pretty abrasive comments he made recently. During an interview with New Zealand’s TVNZ, he made some admittedly vague statements about victims of abuse, which...

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Michael Le Vell Sexual Abuse Scandal: Actor Vows To Prove Innocence

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th February 2013

Sexual abuse scandals are, regrettably, becoming increasingly common in the British entertainment scene. The latest, Michael le Vell – who plays Kevin Webster in the much-loved soap Coronation Street – has vowed to clear his...

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Michael Le Vell Dropped By Coronation Street Over Child Sex Charges

By Michael West | 15th February 2013

Manchester actor Michael Le Vell has been dropped by Coronation Street after being charged with 19 child sex offences, including child rape and sexual activity with a child between 2001 and 2010, reports the BBC....

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"Beautiful" Coronation Street Actress Sophiya Haque Dies, Aged 41

By Michael West | 18th January 2013

Theatre actress Sophiya Haque, who also appeared in Coronation Street, has died at the age of 41 after losing her battle with cancer. Haque was diagnosed with cancer before Christmas, as she was performing in...

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Coronation Street's Sophiya Haque Dies Age 41 After Cancer Diagnosis

By Lorna Greville  | 17th January 2013

Sophiya Haque, from Coronation Street, had been performing on the West End in Privates on Parade, when she was diagnosed with cancer. She has now died, aged 41.Before Christmas she was diagnosed with cancer, but...

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Coronation Street Actress Sophiya Haque Tragically Passes Away Aged 41

By Contributor | 17th January 2013

Sad news for long-time fans of British soap Coronation Street as it’s emerged that the actress who played barmaid Poppy Morales, Sophiya Haque, has passed away aged just 41. Sophiya Haque had a diverse career,...

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Coronation Street Couple Call It Quits

By Joe Wilde | 30th December 2012

It seems as though real life is imitating art, as Coronation Street stars Samia Ghadia and Will Thorp have called time on their relationship, just as their characters did on the show last year.Samia (who...

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Bill Tarmey, Coronation Street's Jack Duckworth, Dies

By Joe Wilde | 9th November 2012

Actor Bill Tarmey, who won a place in the hearts of millions for his 30+ years-long role as Jack Duckworth, has passed away at the age of 71.Tarmey appeared in Coronation Street from 1979 to...

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Corrie's Jack Duckworth Star Bill Tarmey Passes Away At 71

By Holly Williams | 9th November 2012

Bill Tarmey, best known for playing Jack Duckworth in the long running British soap opera 'Coronation Street', has passed away due to ill health at the age of 71.The star had been suffering from poor...

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