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Nicholas Hytner (e)Nicholas Hytner

The former National Theatre Director in conversation with Rachel Cooke

Sun 8th Oct 2017, 7.30pm

Baillie Gifford Big Tent

£15.00

Nick Hytner reveals the inside story of his 12-year tenure at the National Theatre - exposing the lunatic failures as well as the success stories. At the National, Hytner directed plays from Shakespeare, Ben Johnson, Alan Bennett and Richard Bean, including The History Boys and One Man, Two Guv’nors. This timely event takes place on the eve of the launch of his new theatre The Bridge, the first wholly new theatre of scale to be added to London’s commercial theatre sector in 80 years.

Rachel Cooke is an award-winning writer and columnist at the Observer as well as being the television critic at New Statesman.

Rachel Cooke (e)

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