He’s accused of 23 sexual offences including two of raping a one-year-old girl, conspiracy to rape another child, sexual assault, aiding and abetting sexual assault and conspiracy to sexually assault a child. He’s additionally accused of a 24th offence of possessing extreme pornographic images involving an animal.
The 35-year-old denies all charges. He’s accused alongside two women.
The trial date was set after an application to transfer the venue outside Wales was denied. All three accused have been remanded in custody.