Corrie Actor In Manchester Court Over Child Sex Charges

27 February 2013, 11:39 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has appeared in court in Manchester over child sex offences.

The 48-year-old, who plays mechanic Kevin Webster in the soap, faces 19 charges in all, including rape.

He appeared before Manchester Magistrates Court, speaking only to confirm his name.

The offences are alleged to have happened between 2001 and 2010.

Le Vell, whose real name is Michael Turner, has been bailed until his next appearance, at Manchester Crown Court on March 20th.