The suspension of disbelief was severely compromised for one group from West Lothian - and for those in the stalls around them - when Antony, holding up a bloodied polycotton shirt, proclaimed: "You all do know this mantle. I remember the first time ever Caesar put it on . . ."
One youngster, totally absorbed in the emotion of the moment, responded: "Aye, my big brer has yin like that for his work."