Reclusive pop star Gary Glitter pleaded not guilty to 10 sex abuse charges in court on Tuesday (11Nov14).

The glam rock icon, real name Paul Gadd, was charged in June (14) with historical sex offences relating to alleged attacks on three girls as young as 12 dating between 1975 and 1980.

During a hearing at London's Southwark Crown Court on Tuesday, he plead not guilty to seven counts of indecent assault, one count of attempted rape, one count of "administering a drug or other thing in order to facilitate sexual intercourse" and one final charge of sexual intercourse with a girl under 13.

The 70 year old, who listened to proceedings using a hearing device, was released on bail.

His trial has been set for 12 January (15).