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Nick Hytner

Thursday 15th June

Nick Hytner: Stories on Stage and Screen

Date and time: Friday 24 February, 18:30 – 20:00

Venue: The Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford, OX1 1BP

Price and age: £10/£8, ages 14+

Event link: http://www.storymuseum.org.uk/whats-on/stories-stage-screen-sir-nick-hytner/

Nick Hytner, BAFTA and Laurence Olivier award-winning director, reflects with Nicolette Jones on a life spent presenting stories on stage and screen.

Nick will share his experience of transferring some of the world’s best-loved children’s books to the stage, including The Wind in the WillowsHis Dark Materials and War Horse.

About Nick Hytner

Nicholas Hytner was Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015, where he directed plays by Alan Bennett (The Madness of George III, The History Boys, The Habit of Art); Shakespeare (Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Timon of Athens, Othello); plays from the classical repertoire (The Alchemist, Phèdre, London Assurance); and a wide range of new plays. He delivered a repertoire of 20 productions a year, including War Horse and The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time, and introduced NT Live cinema broadcasts around the world.

He has worked widely in opera – in London, Paris, Munich and New York; and in film (The Lady In The VanThe Madness of King George.) Theatre awards include three Olivier, five Evening Standard awards and three Tony awards.

He is an Honorary Doctor of Letters at Cambridge University and an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts at the Juilliard School.

His new London Theatre Company will open its first theatre at Tower Bridge – the Bridge Theatre – in Autumn 2017.

Nick Hytner: Stories on Stage and Screen takes place on the 24 February at 18:30. Tickets are £10/£8 and can be bought at www.ticketsoxford.co.uk or by calling the ticket office on 01865 305305. The event is suitable for ages 14+.

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