Sir Nicholas Hytner

MA

Sir Nicholas Hytner

Subject

English

Fellow type

Honorary Fellow

Position/s

Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1974 English

Biography

Sir Nicholas read English at Trinity Hall and went on to become a theatre, film and opera director. From 2003-15, he was Director of the National Theatre in London, directing plays by Shakespeare and Alan Bennett as well as classical and new plays. Theatrical accolades include three Olivier, five Evening Standard and three Tony awards. He is best known for his work on The History Boys (2006), The Crucible (1996) and The Madness of King George (1994). Sir Nicholas was knighted in 2010.

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