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The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture 2013: Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey is a god (and a communications hero)

I am a big fan of Kevin Spacey’s work — not a big shock given no-one could dispute that he is definitely one of the best actors of his generation. From Verbal (Usual Suspects) to Francis Underwood (House of Cards), the man does good work! But he also upped sticks and moved to London in 2003 to become the Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre, after he had championed fundraising events to save the theatre from going under — he took a left turn in his career rather than go straight ahead because he wanted to ‘do things now that are much bigger and outside himself’ … as if I needed any more reason to love him.  Read more »