On 23rd October 2013 it was announced by the CPS that Stuart Hall (the 83 year old former television presenter) has been charged with 16 sexual offences against two separate complainants.
These are 7 charges of rape against one complainant (alleged to have been committed between 1st January 1976 and 30th September 1978, when she was aged between 14 and 16).
Further, there is one charge of rape and one charge of indecent assault on a different complainant who was aged 11-12 (dating from 1st January 1976- 1st January 1977) and 7 charges of rape on the same complainant from when she was aged 13 to 16 (between 1st January 1979 and 1st January 1981).
Mr Hall will appear at Preston Magistrates’ Court on 8th November 2013.
Here is our factsheet on the prosecution of historic sexual offences.