Corrie actress due in court on 14 April

Coronation Street star Sue Cleaver has been charged with drink driving.

The actress was pulled over by officers while behind the wheel in Northenden, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of Monday morning.

Sue, 46, was breathalysed at the scene.

‘A woman has been charged after officers stopped a Land Rover Freelander on Palatine Road, Northenden, shortly after 12.40am on Monday 29 March 2010,’ reads a statement from Greater Manchester Police.

Susan Cleaver, of The Circuit, Didsbury, was charged with driving with excess alcohol and is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court on 14 April 2010.’

Sue has played Eileen Grimshaw in Corrie since 2000.

Show bosses said: ‘This is private and a police matter.’