ACTOR Idris Elba has reportedly been spotted visiting York with his family today, Saturday.

David Skaith, owner of clothing shop Winstons of York on Back Swinegate, said the actor stopped in with his family to buy one of the company’s own designed YRK sweatshirts and Viking t-shirts.

He added: “He couldn’t of been a nicer bloke and he signed a flyer and a shopping bag for us.”

The star of The Wire, Luther and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom was named Sexiest Man Alive 2018 by American magazine People.


He is due to film a spin-off from the Fast & Furious franchise at Eggborough Power Station.

The film, titled Hobbs & Shaw, also stars Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Vanessa Kirby.

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