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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.
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ProductionCompanyNotes
RAFTA RAFTALyttleton Theatre
SOUTHWARK FAIRCottesloe Theatre
HENRY IV PARTS 1 & 2Olivier Theatre
STUFF HAPPENSOlivier Theatre
THE HISTORY BOYSLyttleton Theatre
HIS DARK MATERIALSOlivier Theatre
HENRY VLyttleton Theatre
THE HISTORY BOYSDNA/Twentieth Century Fox
THE OBJECT OF MY AFFECTIONTwentieth Century Fox
THE CRUCIBLETwentieth Century Fox
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGEChannel 4
TWELFTH NIGHTPBS
KING LEAR
THE TEMPEST
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
AT THE NATIONAL THEATRE
HENRY V
MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSE
THE WINTER'S TALE
THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN
CAROUSEL
THE RECRUITING OFFICER
THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS
GHETTO
ORPHEUS DESCENDINGDonmar Warehouse
CRESSIDAThe Albery
THE LADY IN THE VANQueens
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTAldwych
VOLPONEAlmeida
MISS SAIGONTheatre Royal, Drury Lane
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESSMartin Beck Theatre
TWELFTH NIGHTLincoln Center Theatre
CAROUSELLincoln Center Theatre
MISS SAIGONBroadway Theatre
COSI FAN TUTTEGlyndebourne
DON GIOVANNIBavarian State Opera
LE NOZZE DE FIGAROGeneva Opera
GIULIO CESAREParis Opera
THE KNOT GARDENRoyal Opera
THE KING GOES FORTH TO FRANCERoyal Opera
THE FORCE OF DESTINYENO
THE MAGIC FLUTEENO
XERXESENO
RIENZIENO
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