RWCMD musician, 25, raped woman when she fell asleep, court hears

Musician, 25, at leading drama college raped woman when she fell asleep after getting drunk at student party, court hears Benjamin Williams-Stacey, 25, accused of of 'taking advantage' of the woman He allegedly raped the young woman after she fell asleep at a student party  Williams-Stacey is studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

By Jemma Carr For Mailonline

Published: 13:59 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 15:04 BST, 9 September 2020

A musician at a prestigious drama college raped a woman after a night out, a court heard.

Benjamin Williams-Stacey, 25, is accused of 'taking advantage' of the young woman after she fell asleep while getting drunk at a student party, Cardiff Crown Court heard. 

Williams-Stacey is studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama - the former college of stars such as Sir Anthony Hopkins, Rob Brydon and Ruth Jones. 

Prosecutor Roger Griffiths said the young woman had drunk seven to eight pints of lager throughout the night, had been among those smoking cannabis in the garden and described herself as being 'extremely drunk'.

Benjamin Williams-Stacey, 25 (pictured outside court) - a musician at a prestigious drama college - raped a woman after she passed out on his sofa after a night out, a court heard

Williams-Stacey (pictured outside court) is accused of raping the young woman after she feel asleep at a student party

Benjamin Williams-Stacey, 25 (pictured outside court) - a musician at a prestigious drama college - raped a woman after she passed out on his sofa after a night out, a court heard

Prosecutor Roger Griffiths said the young woman had drunk seven to eight pints of lager throughout the night, had been among those smoking cannabis in the garden and described herself as being 'extremely drunk'. Pictured: Williams-Stacey outside court

Prosecutor Roger Griffiths said the young woman had drunk seven to eight pints of lager throughout the night, had been among those smoking

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