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Sir Nicholas Hytner


Fellow type
Honorary Fellow

Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1974 English


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.