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Nicholas Hytner

Nicholas Hytner was born on May 7, 1956 in Manchester, England. He is known for his work on The History Boys (2006), The Crucible (1996) and The Madness of King George (1994). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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The History Boys
The History Boys Miscellaneous Crew
The Crucible
The Crucible Director


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 2015 National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 2013 National Theatre Live: Othello (TV Movie) (director: National Theatre) / (production)
 2012 National Theatre Live: Travelling Light (directed for the stage by)
 2011 National Theatre Live: Collaborators (directed for the stage by)
 2011 National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (directed for the stage by)
 2010 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series) (production by - 1 episode)
- Verdi: Don Carlo (2010) ... (production by)
 2010 National Theatre Live: Hamlet (directed for the stage by)
 2010 National Theatre Live: London Assurance (directed for the stage by)
 2010 National Theatre Live: The Habit of Art (directed for the stage by)
 2010 Don Carlo (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 2009 National Theatre Live: Phèdre (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 2006 Così fan tutte (TV Movie) (directed for stage)
 2006 The History Boys (director: National Theatre)
 1998 Twelfth Night, or What You Will (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 1995 Great Arias: The Cunning Little Vixen (TV Short) (stage director)
 1995 The Cunning Little Vixen (TV Movie) (stage director)
 1991 La clemenza di Tito (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 1988 Xerxes (TV Movie) (directed for the stage by)
 1985 King Priam (TV Movie) (stage director)
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He directed William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England with Alex Jennings, Claire Skinner, Deborah Findlay, Julian Wadham, John Normington, and Phil Daniels in the cast. See more »

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4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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On being awarded Knighthood in 2010: I'm delighted and flattered. See more »


He was awarded the 1996 Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Director of a Musical for "Carousel" in the Royal National Theatre production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

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