The Hollywood star, who is the artistic director at London's Old Vic, said the series of Saturday-night talent shows featuring Andrew Lloyd Webber, which began with How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria? in 2006, were "crossing the line" and "unfair".
"I felt that was essentially a 13-week promotion for a musical - where's our 13-week programme?" Spacey said in an interview with the BBC.
-Kevin Spacey, Artistic Director of the Old Vic, among other things.
A hopeless cause, perhaps. But good for him. Wish our AD's would make similar statements. Then again--Spacey's point is the BBC is state-owned!
Michael Billington give him a "hear-hear"--here.