...Errol John's Othello
Errol John's haunted Othello, a man painfully sensitive to his dangerous position in a hostile society, brought Shakespeare and the realities of contemporary Britain together.
The production was followed the next year at the Old Vic by Laurence Olivier's Othello, and is almost forgotten.
Integrated casting in schools production
Read about Jamaican-born Dereck Tapper who played Romeo in a production at a teacher training college in Exeter in 1970.