Telly stars are set for theatre

A major revival of Othello will bring telly’s The Wire actors Clarke Peters and Dominic West to Sheffield’s Crucible stage this autumn.

Clarke will star as Othello and Sheffield-born Dominic as Iago in the production in September, which will be directed by Daniel Evans.

The Crucible’s original artistic director, Colin George, will join the cast and return to the stage to play Brabantio and Grantiano.