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Nicholas Hytner

Director

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Anthony Jones
Assistant: Danielle Walker
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About

Nicholas Hytner was born in Manchester, and educated at Manchester Grammar School and Cambridge University, where he read English.

Following brief spells as an actor and assistant stage manager, his first theatre productions were at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter. He then directed a series of productions at the Leeds Playhouse, and in 1985 became an Associate Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. His productions in Manchester included Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, Marlowe's EDWARD II, Schiller's DON CARLOS, Wycherley's THE COUNTRY WIFE and Robin Glendinning's MUMBO JUMBO.

Nicholas continues to work in theatre as well as film. He took up his post as Director of the National Theatre in April 2003.

He has received two Oliver Awards, two Evening Standard Awards, the London Critics Circle Award, a Drama Desk Award and a Tony. His film THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE received the Alexandra Korda BAFTA for Best British Film and was nominated for two further BAFTAs (Best Film, Best Director). It was also nominated for the Cannes Palme D'Or and won the Evening Standard Best Film Award.

Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE LADY IN THE VAN
THE HISTORY BOYS
CENTER STAGE
THE OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION
THE CRUCIBLE
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
Theatre
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE HARD PROBLEMDorfman Theatre
GREAT BRITAINLyttleton Theatre
OTHELLOOlivier Theatre
TIMON OF ATHENSOlivier Theatre
TRAVELLING LIGHTLyttleton Theatre
COLLABORATORSCottesloe Theatre
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORSLyttleton Theatre
HAMLETOlivier Theatre
LONDON ASSURANCEOlivier Theatre
THE HABIT OF ARTLyttleton Theatre
PHEDRELyttleton Theatre
ENGLAND PEOPLE VERY NICEOlivier Theatre
MAJOR BARBARAOlivier Theatre
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHINGOlivier Theatre
RAFTA RAFTALyttleton Theatre
THE MAN OF MODEOlivier Theatre
THE ALCHEMISTOlivier Theatre
SOUTHWARK FAIRCottesloe Theatre
HENRY IV PARTS 1 & 2Olivier Theatre
STUFF HAPPENSOlivier Theatre
THE HISTORY BOYSLyttleton Theatre
HIS DARK MATERIALSOlivier Theatre
THE OBJECT OF MY AFFECTIONTwentieth Century Fox
HENRY VLyttleton Theatre
THE CRUCIBLETwentieth Century Fox
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGEChannel 4
TWELFTH NIGHTPBS
HENRY VOlivier Theatre
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESSMartin Beck Theatre
MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSELyttleton Theatre
THE WINTER'S TALEOlivier Theatre
CRESSIDAThe Albery
ORPHEUS DESCENDINGDonmar Warehouse
THE LADY IN THE VANQueens
TWELFTH NIGHTLincoln Center Theatre
THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAANCottesloe Theatre
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAldwych
CAROUSELLincoln Center Theatre
CAROUSELNational Theatre
THE RECRUITING OFFICEROlivier Theatre
THE MADNESS OF GEORGE IIINational Theatre
KING LEARBarbican Theatre
MISS SAIGONBroadway Theatre
MISS SAIGONTheatre Royal, Drury Lane
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWSOlivier Theatre
VOLPONEAlmeida
GHETTONational Theatre
MEASURE FOR MEASUREBarbican Theatre
THE TEMPESTRSC
MUMBO JUMBORoyal Exchange Theatre
AS YOU LIKE ITRoyal Exchange Theatre
THE SCARLET PIMPERNELChichester Festival Theatre
JUMPERSRoyal Exchange Theatre
ABSURD PERSON SINGULARNorthcott Theatre
Opera
ProductionCompanyNotes
DON CARLORoyal Opera
DON CARLOMetropolitan Opera
COSI FAN TUTTEGlyndebourne
THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXENParis Opera
DON GIOVANNIBavarian State Opera
THE FORCE OF DESTINYENO
LA CLEMENZA DI TITOGlyndebourne
LE NOZZE DE FIGAROGeneva Opera
THE MAGIC FLUTEENO
THE KNOT GARDENRoyal Opera
THE KING GOES FORTH TO FRANCERoyal Opera
GIULIO CESAREParis Opera
XERXESENO
RIENZIENO
KING PRIAMKent Opera
SAKUNTALAWexford Festival Opera
THE MARRIAGE OF FIGAROKent Opera
THE TURN OF THE SCREWKent Opera
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