And what of the behaviour of audiences at the Old Vic? Last year Spacey famously told Radio 4: "My feeling is if people don't know how to behave they shouldn't come". His rant obviously sank in. "I'm pleased to say that in the entire run of Philadelphia Story, only one mobile phone went off" - and that was just as Spacey was about to kiss co-star Jennifer Ehle - "I turned out to the audience and said 'We're not in', then I kissed her."
And for sub-rock-dwellers, Pride and Prejudice is screening today on BBC4 along with a couple of documentaries.