Shakespeare in the Theatre: Nicholas Hytner

Part of the series Shakespeare in the Theatre, this book examines the work of renowned theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015). Featuring case studies of Hytner's Shakespeare productions and interviews with actors, designers, directors and other practitioners with whom Hytner has worked, it explores Hytner's own productions of Shakespeare's plays within their respective socio-cultural contexts and the context of Hytner's other directing work, and examines his working practices and the impact of his Artistic directorship on the centrality of Shakespeare within the repertoire of the National Theatre.



CHAPTER 1: Education and the Early Years

Case Study: As You Like It

CHAPTER 2: Hytner and the RSC

CASE STUDY: Measure for Measure

CHAPTER 3: Hytner at the National Theatre – as director

CASE STUDY: Henry V and Othello

CHAPTER 4: Hytner at the National Theatre – as Artistic Director




Additional Information

Author Abigail Rokison-Woodall
Publisher Methuen Drama
Binding Paperback
ISBN 9781472581600
Price: £17.99
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