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Nicholas Hytner has left the beton brut building on the South Bank. His tenure as the National’s artistic director will doubtless leave a watermark...
Nicholas Hytner. Photo: Johan Persson

Cultural figureheads are lobbying for the arts as the race to Downing Street gets under way. Industry bodies including Equity, UK Theatre, Drama UK and...
Sion Daniel Young in the National Theatre's War Horse . Photo: Simon Annand

Nicholas Hytner has highlighted subsidised tickets and live cinema screenings as two of his biggest achievements during his 12-year tenure at the National Theatre. So...
Nicholas Hytner: 'Some of the shows have been stinkers'. Photo: Johan Persson

Nicholas Hytner has highlighted subsidised tickets and live cinema screenings as two of his biggest achievements during his 12-year tenure at the National Theatre. The...
The National Theatre, London. Photo: Milan Gonda/Shutterstock

On Friday, March 27 Nick Hytner officially left the building that he's presided over as artistic director for the last 12 years, overseeing an...

Nicholas Hytner has won the Critics’ Circle’s annual award for services to the arts in Britain. Other nominees included composer Neville Marriner, actor Emma Thompson,...

For as long as I've been going to the South Bank, the skateboarding arena below the Queen Elizabeth Hall have been providing a wonderful...

Theatre can be a fast response mechanism in the way that film can't. But who knew that the National had a play ready and...

New Manchester venue Home – which has been formed from a merger between the city’s Library Theatre and its art and film centre Cornerhouse...

National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner and Royal Court artistic director Vicky Featherstone are among new appointments made by the BBC aimed at strengthening its...

Nicholas Hytner has revealed plans for his final season at the National Theatre, including new plays by Tom Stoppard and Richard Bean. Both plays are...

It's almost an immutable law of theatrical physics that if something can go wrong on a first night, it will -- the night where...

Nicholas Hytner has revealed he is to form a new commercial production company when he steps down from his post at director of the...

The two Nicks are nearing the end of their stint in charge of the National Theatre. They have been inspired and inspiring custodians of...

Past, present and future directors of the National Theatre will compete against each other in the best director category at this year's London Evening...

I wasn’t at the National Theatre last Saturday when it celebrated its 50th anniversary. As it happens, I caught it instead on BBC iPlayer...

As someone who celebrated my own 50th birthday last September, I know just how simultaneously momentous yet simultaneously commonplace such an occasion feels. I had...

On the final lap of his stewardship on the South Bank, Nicholas Hytner talks to Alistair Smith about the National’s auditoria, its raison d’etre and its ability to court controversy