William Roache trial: Star 'urged girl to write to him'
15 January 2014 Last updated at 20:44 GMT
William Roache wrote to a 14-year-old girl he indecently assaulted saying "write to me when you start school again, love Bill", a court has been told.
Giving evidence at Preston Crown Court, the woman, now 63, said her contact with the Coronation Street actor felt like a "relationship".
Mr Roache, 81, denies two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in East Lancashire in 1967 and five counts of indecent assault involving four girls.
Judith Moritz reports.