Under different circumstances, of course, what befell Kevin Spacey in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, close to the Old Vic theatre, where he has been artistic director for a year, would already be fading from the headlines.
"It just wasn't on for me not to come clean about my own level of embarrassment and being humble at the fact that I got taken by the oldest con going." But what on earth was he doing in the park at 4am? " Yesterday, observers wondered about the wisdom of dog-walking at such a late hour in the park, which surrounds the Imperial War Museum and lies in the troubled London borough of Lambeth, where there have been 149 murders in the past ten years.
We know he has two dogs, a Labrador and a Jack Russell.