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William Roache: 'Anne Kirkbride Was A Depressed Alcoholic'

During an appearance at the Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday evening (22Mar16), William made the sensational claims about the actress, revealing she had struggled with her final days on the show due...

William Roache Returning To ‘Coronation Street’ After Clearing His Name

William Roache is to reprise his role as Ken Barlow on the ITV soap opera Coronation Street after having being cleared of rape and indecent assault charges. Within two weeks the 82 year-old actor will...

Bill Roache Didn’T Hear The 'Not' In 'Not Guilty' - Panicked

The lines between ‘guity’ and ‘not guilty’ are fine, in a judicial sense, anyway. In an oral sense, they’re pretty far apart, but that didn’t stop the recently acquitted Bill Roach mishearing his verdict and...

Bill William Roache Misheard Not Guilty Verdict In Sex Charge Trial

Veteran British actor Bill Roache flew into a panic in court as he was cleared of sex abuse charges because he misheard the verdicts and was convinced he had been found guilty.The Coronation Street star...

Bill William Roache: 'No Winners In Abuse Case'

Veteran British actor Bill Roache struggled to contain his emotions after he was cleared of sex abuse charges, and insisted there were "no winners" in the case.The star, a permanent fixture on hit U.K. soap...

Jury Says "Not Guilty" In Bill Roache's Rape And Abuse Case

Bill Roache, known best for his role on Coronation Street and now, for a torrent of rape and abuse allegations made against him, has been cleared of all charges. The 81-year-old actor was accused of...

Bill Roache 'Attacked Girl In Tv Restroom', Court Hears

Veteran British soap star Bill Roache assaulted a young woman in a restroom at the Itv network studios where he was based, a U.K. court has heard.Roache, who has starred in hit Tv drama Coronation...

Actor Bill William Roache Denies Child Rape Accusations

Veteran British soap star Bill Roache has formally pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and indecent assault relating to allegations dating back to the 1960s.Earlier this year (13), the Coronation Street actor was slapped...

Bill William Roache To Stand Trial In 2014

British actor Bill Roache has been ordered to stand trial in January (14) to face charges of rape and indecent assault.The Coronation Street star appeared in court in Preston, England on Monday (10Jun13) for a...

Coronation Street's Will Roache Faces Five Different Assault Charges Against Young Girls

Coronation Street's longest serving actor, William Roache, has been accused of five charges of indecent assault against four underage girls in court. The star, who plays Ken Barlow on the soap, was arrest on Thursday...

Bill William Roache Charged With Additional Indecent Assault Counts

Embattled British soap star Bill Roache has been charged with five counts of indecent assault dating back to the 1960s.The Coronation Street actor, 81, is already fighting two charges of rape relating to an alleged...

Coronation Street's Bill Roache In Court To Answer Rape Allegations

Coronation Street Bill Roache appeared in court today in his attempt to refute claims that he raped a 15 year-old girl back in 1967. Roache plays the much-loved character Ken Barlow in the long running...

Bill William Roache Bailed On Rape Charges

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has been bailed until next month (Jun13) after appearing in court on two charges of rape dating back 46 years.The screen star, who has played Ken Barlow in hit U.K....

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

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...

William Roache Waxwork Removed From Madame Tussauds After Attacks

Bosses at Madame Tussauds in London have removed a waxwork model of embattled U.K. Tv star Bill Roache after the figure was attacked by visitors.The veteran Coronation Street actor was charged with two counts of...

Bill William Roache: 'I'm Astounded By Rape Claim'

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has furiously denied allegations he raped a teenage girl, insisting he is "astounded" by the claims.The screen star, 81, who has played Ken Barlow in hit U.K. soap opera Coronation...

'Deeply Horrified' - Coronation Street's Bill Roache Denies Rape Accusation

The Coronation Street star William Roache - also known as Bill Roache - has denied the accusation of rape that has been made against him. Roache, who has starred in Coronation Street since its very...

Coronation Street's William Roache Arrested On Suspicion Of Rape

Bill Roache, a staple on ITV’s Coronation Street for more than five decades, was questioned at his Cheshire home earlier today, over the rape of a 15-year-old girl back in 1976. This comes after Roache...

Bill Roache (Ken Barlow) Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping Girl, 15

Bill Roache, the Coronation Street actor, has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape after the Lancashire constabulary conducted a morning search of his house in Wilmslow, Cheshire, before taking him in for...

Bill Roache Arrested On Sex Charge

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has been arrested on suspicion of rape.The Coronation Street star, 81, who has played Ken Barlow in the U.K. soap opera since 1960, was detained by police at his home...

Police Investigating Bill Roache Death Threats

Police in the U.K. have launched an investigation into allegations veteran British actor Bill Roache has been bombarded with death threats.The Coronation Street star, father of Law & Order actor Linus Roache, hit headlines this...

William Roache 'Sorry' For Shocking Abuse Remarks

William Roache has apologised for his comments about sex abuse victims. The 'Coronation Street' actor recently suggested in an interview with New Zealand's TVNZ he believes people who are mistreated are paying for their behaviour...

William Roache Apologises For Controversial Comments On Sexual Abuse

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...

Bill Roache Apologises For Sex Abuse Comments

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has issued a grovelling apology after sparking outrage by apparently suggesting victims of sexual abuse are paying the price for actions in their "previous lives".The Coronation Street star, whose son...

Ken Barlow Actor Bill Roache Causes Outrage With Comments On Abuse Victims

The Coronation Street actor William Roache has caused anger and outrage with his suggestions, in an interview, that victims of sexual abuse may have brought the abuse on themselves (in a previous life) and suggesting...

Actor Bill Roache Criticised Over Sex Abuse Comments

Veteran British actor Bill Roache has come under fire from campaigners after making controversial comments about victims of sexual abuse.The Coronation Street star, father of Law & Order actor Linus Roache, spoke about the sensitive...

Coronation Street Stars Pay Tribute To Bill Tarmey

The 'Coronation Street' cast paid tribute to Bill Tarmey at the National Television Awards last night (23.01.13).The ITV soap won the prestigious Best Serial Drama gong at the ceremony held in London's O2 Arena and...

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of Coronation Street's Bill Tarmey

Coronation Street stars gathered in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, on Tuesday (November 27, 2012) to pay their respects to the actor Bill Tarmey, who died earlier this month while holidaying with his family in Tenerife. Tarmey,...

Ken Barlow Touches My Bum, Reveals Michelle Keegan

Michelle Keegan has revealed how William Roache, aka Ken Barlow, cops a feel of her while on the set of Coronation Street. Roache admitted to sleeping with over 1,000 women during a chat with Piers...

Bill Roache Aka Ken Barlow: I've Slept With 1,000 Women

Bill Roache, also known as William Roache, the Coronation Street veteran who has played Ken Barlow on the show for more than half a century, says he has slept with near 1,000 women. Roache claims...

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