Ricky Whittle plays Calvin Valentine in Hollyoaks
Ricky Whittle is to go on trial for dangerous driving.

The Hollyoaks star appeared at Liverpool Magistrates' Court this morning.

He is accused of deliberately driving his car at a photographer following a party in November.

Ricky, 30, is due at Liverpool Crown Court for a plea and case management hearing on 21 April.

He has indicated he will deny the allegation.

Ricky was the runner-up on Strictly Come Dancing last year.