Barbara Knox arrives at Crewe Magistrates' Court
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Coronation Street's Barbara Knox banned for drink-driving

Coronation Street actor Barbara Knox has been fined and banned from driving for a year, for driving while over the legal alcohol limit.

Crewe magistrates heard that Ms Knox, who is 81 and plays Rita Tanner in the long-running soap, drove her Jaguar despite being warned by police that she was not fit to do so.

Dave Guest reports from Crewe.

Coronation Street clip courtesy ITV

  • 23 Jan 2015
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