A former Brookside actor has gone on trial for murder after he allegedly drove a getaway car when a man was shot dead outside a pub in Liverpool earlier this year.
Brian Regan, 53, who played Terry Sullivan in the Channel 4 soap, denies murder. His co-defendants, Edward Heffey, 40, Lee Dodson, 42, and Simon Smart, 32, all of Liverpool, also deny murdering doorman Bahman Faraji, 44, who was shot in the face at close range and died at the scene.
Regan's girlfriend, Christine Line, denies a charge of perverting the course of justice after allegedly providing him with a false alibi.
Regan also denies a charge of perverting the course of justice after he allegedly attempted to dispose of a pair of gloves.
Brian Cummings QC, prosecuting, told Liverpool crown court: "The prosecution