Craig Charles Suspended From Uk Soap Opera
LATEST: British TV star Craig Charles has been temporarily suspended from hit British soap opera Coronation Street after reportedly being caught on a crack cocaine binge. The 41-year-old RED DWARF actor allegedly took 60 hits of the drug during a four-hour journey from London to Manchester. British tabloid the Daily Mirror - which also printed the Kate Moss cocaine pictures - ran six pages of photographs today (20JUN06) of the actor purportedly buying and taking the drug during the drive last Friday (16JUN06). A spokeswoman for Coronation Street network ITV1 says, "No immediate decision has been taken on the length of the suspension as further inquiries need to be made." The BBC has also announced Charles will not be presenting his regular 6 Music radio show, insisting, "These are very serious allegations and we shall be talking to Craig Charles about them."