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Her dramatic High Court is set to be the subject of a sensational Channel 4 drama.

But Coleen Rooney seemed unfazed by the news as she jumped behind the wheel of her car to head out for a drive in Cheshire on Tuesday.

The WAG, 36, who will be played by This In England star Chanel Cresswell in the much-anticipated series, perused through a selection of pamphlets in the driver’s seat of her car before heading out for the day.

Out and about: Coleen Rooney jumped behind the wheel of her car in Cheshire on Tuesday, her first sighting since Channel 4 shared a first look at their Wagatha Christie drama

Out and about: Coleen Rooney jumped behind the wheel of her car in Cheshire on Tuesday, her first sighting since Channel 4 shared a first look at their Wagatha Christie drama

Coleen cut a relaxed figure in a leopard print coat as she prepared for her drive, after Channel 4 released a first look image of their new programme, Vardy v Rooney: A Courtroom drama.

Created from the real court transcripts, the miniseries will give viewers a chance to relive the untelevised scenes from inside the courtroom with all the drama that kept the public and media gripped for weeks.

While Chanel is set to star as Coleen, Michael will play the role of her high profile Barrister David Sherborne.

Low-key: The WAG, who will be played by This In England star Chanel Cresswell in the much-anticipated series, perused through a selection of pamphlets in the driver's seat of her car

Low-key: The WAG, who will be played by This In England star Chanel Cresswell in the much-anticipated series, perused through a selection of pamphlets in the driver’s seat of her car

Casual: Coleen cut a relaxed figure in a leopard print coat as she prepared for her drive, after Channel 4 released a first look image of their new programme

Casual: Coleen cut a relaxed figure in a leopard print coat as she prepared for her drive, after Channel 4 released a first look image of their new programme

Natalia Tena is set to play the role of Rebekah Vardy, who lost her High Court battle with Coleen in July.

The Professor and the Madman actor Simon Coury will play Rebekah’s barrister, Hugh Tomlinson KC, who has represented a list of high-profile clients including Lily Allen, David and Victoria Beckham, Ashley Cole and Ryan Giggs.  

The special two-part film will also see Dion Lloyd play former England footballer Wayne Rooney, while Leicester City strike Jamie Vardy will be played by Marci Nagyszokolyai. 

Coming soon! Vardy v Rooney: A Courtroom drama, will give viewers a chance to relive the untelevised scenes from inside the courtroom

Coming soon! Vardy v Rooney: A Courtroom drama, will give viewers a chance to relive the untelevised scenes from inside the courtroom

The programme, produced by Chalkboard, who made BBC’s historical murder series Murder, Mystery and My Family, will air later this year.

The former friends first publicly fell out in 2019 when Coleen accused Rebekah of leaking posts from her private Instagram account to The Sun.

Her rigorous sleuthing to find the culprit earned her the title Wagatha Christie in reference to mystery writer Agatha Christie.

Spitting image! This Is England star Chanel Cresswell, is set to play Coleen

Just like that! The look perfectly mimicked Coleen's own court style

Spitting image! This Is England star Chanel Cresswell, who plays Coleen, donned a sleek brunette ponytail, and a patterned Zara dress in the image (left) to emulate her look (right)

Here he is! Meanwhile Michael Sheen takes centre stage in the first look snap

Match:: He plays the role of Coleen's Barrister David Sherborne

Here he is! Meanwhile Michael Sheen takes centre stage in the first look snap (left), playing the role of Coleen’s Barrister David Sherborne (right)

Rebekah denied the claims and sued for libel, but lost in the High Court in July where her evidence was deemed ‘manifestly inconsistent’ and ‘not credible’.

Earlier this month she was ordered to pay 90 per cent of Coleen’s legal bills with the first £800,000 needing to be paid within six weeks.

The former Dancing on Ice contestant also has to foot her own lawyers’ bills, meaning the enormous cost of her failed libel claim is around £4million.

Rebekah reportedly faces an estimated £1.5million legal bill towards her costs following their ‘Wagatha Christie’ High Court libel battle.

Twins: Natalia Tena will play Rebekah Vardy

Ordeal: The WAG was accused of leaking stories about Coleen in the high-profile court case

Twins: Natalia Tena (left) will play Rebekah Vardy (right), who was accused of leaking stories about Coleen in the high-profile court case 

Star-studded: The Professor and the Madman actor Simon Coury (left) will play Rebekah's barrister, Hugh Tomlinson KC

Big name: He has represented a list of high-profile clients (pictured in May)

Star-studded: The Professor and the Madman actor Simon Coury (left) will play Rebekah’s barrister, Hugh Tomlinson KC (right), who has represented a list of high-profile clients

Oops! Rebekah reportedly faces an estimated £1.5million legal bill towards her costs following their 'Wagatha Christie' High Court libel battle (Coleen Rooney is pictured)

Oops! Rebekah reportedly faces an estimated £1.5million legal bill towards her costs following their ‘Wagatha Christie’ High Court libel battle (Coleen Rooney is pictured)

The WAG – whose reputation is in tatters after she scored one of the worst own goals in British legal history – is thought to have to find £800,000 of it in weeks.

It comes at the hands of a High Court judge who dismissed her evidence as ‘evasive or implausible’ in one of the most closely-followed cases in recent years.

She was accused of deliberately deleting WhatsApp messages central to the case as it was suggested her agent also intentionally dropped her phone in the North Sea. 

Vardy and her footballer husband were left with the bill after Mrs Justice Steyn ruled in favour of Rooney in a judgment that said swathes of her evidence given under oath had been ‘manifestly inconsistent’, ‘not credible’ and needed to be treated with ‘very considerable caution’.

She lost her high-profile libel claim against Rooney in July when Justice Steyn ruled that Rooney’s viral social media post accusing Vardy of leaking her private information to the press was ‘substantially true’.

Wagatha Christie timeline: How Coleen and Rebekah’s war unfolded

September 2017 to October 2019 – The Sun runs a number of articles about Coleen, including that she travelled to Mexico to look into baby ‘gender selection’ treatment, her plan to revive her TV career and the flooding of her basement.

October 9, 2019 – Coleen uses social media to accuse Rebekah of selling stories from her private Instagram account to the tabloids. It prompts #WagathaChristie to start trending.

February 13, 2020 – In a tearful appearance on ITV’s Loose Women, Rebekah says the stress of the dispute caused her to have severe anxiety attacks and she ‘ended up in hospital three times’. 

June 23, 2020 – It emerges that Rebekah has launched libel proceedings against Coleen.

November 19-20, 2020 – The libel battle has its first High Court hearing in London. A judge rules that Coleen’s October 2019 post ‘clearly identified’ Rebekah as being ‘guilty of the serious and consistent breach of trust’.

Mr Justice Warby concludes that the ‘natural and ordinary’ meaning of the posts was that Rebekah had ‘regularly and frequently abused her status as a trusted follower of Coleen’s personal Instagram account by secretly informing The Sun of Coleen’s private posts and stories’.

February 8-9, 2022 – A series of explosive messages between Rebekah and her agent Caroline Watt – which Coleen’s lawyers allege were about her – are revealed at a preliminary court hearing.

Coleen’s lawyers seek further information from the WhatsApp messages, but the court is told that Ms Watt’s phone fell into the North Sea after a boat she was on hit a wave, before further information could be extracted from it.

February 14 – Coleen is refused permission to bring a High Court claim against Ms Watt for misuse of private information to be heard alongside the libel battle. A High Court judge, Mrs Justice Steyn, says the bid was brought too late and previous opportunities to make the claim had not been taken.

April 13 – Ms Watt is not fit to give oral evidence at the upcoming libel trial, the High Court is told as the case returns for another hearing.

May 10 onwards – The trial began

July 29 – Rebekah Vardy lost her defamation case against Coleen Rooney, the judge ruled Mrs Rooney’s accusation was ‘substantially true’.

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