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WilliamRoacheCoronation Street veteran William Roache has defended his co-star Michael Le Vell, who has been accused of child sex offences.

Roache, who is currently in New Zealand with the Coronation Street on Stage! Production, told Classic Hits that nothing has been proven yet.

“In my view you’re innocent until you’re until proven guilty. But what happens here – anyone can make an allegation and you’re immediately arrested and all that, and your name is vilified in the papers,” Roache said.

“If someone has committed a criminal act, against a woman, or is a paedophile, yes. Of course, they should be sorted out and hunted. Continue reading »