In The News: Trial Set for Peter Beale Actor

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The BBC have reported that Joseph Shade, the child actor who played Peter Beale from 1998 - 2004, has been charged with sex offences against four teenage girls.



Shade, had been accused of 8 times inciting a person under 18 to engage in sexual activity, including one count of sexual activity with a child.

 Joseph denied all the charges and his trial is set for July 21st 2017. The alleged offences are said to have taken place between 2012 - 2015.

The BBC also reported that the girls involved were aged between 13 - 16 at the time.


Joseph was the third actor to play the son of Cindy Beale, the part has since been played by James Martin, Thomas Law and Ben Hardy.


For more details visit BBC Norfolk

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