Two previous trips to see Kevin Spacey at the Old Vic
Both plays were utterly amazing -
so seeing Mr Spacey in a the one man show Clarence Darrow was a must.
It was a glorious evening in Southwalk as we walked along The Cut to the theatre-
The Old Vic has been turned into the round this season....
... we were sitting in the proscenium -
just about the same spot that we last saw Kevin Spacey
hanging upside down at the end of R3.
The space seemed so small and intimate -
when the play started Mr Spacey came onto the stage, and didn't speak for maybe 5 minutes as he sorted and arranged papers -
the tension rose - and oh, when he launched into the monologue it was perfection.
At the end the audience rose as one -
I can't remember the last time I saw that happen.
I know we have been so lucky to see 3 outstanding performances by Kevin Spacey -
it looks like it may be a long time before he's back on the London stage again.