Articles tagged nicholas hytner

Laughter, Tears, Curtain: Nicholas Hytner Recalls His Time Running the National Theatre

Hytner’s account of his time as Artistic Director of the National Theatre, Balancing Act, offers scattered insights but lacks purpose and precision.

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Maggie Smith Brings Regal Bearing to Bag Lady Role in ‘Lady in the Van’

The Lady in the Van is a welcome opportunity to see Maggie Smith play a character in far different circumstances from her Downton Abbey character.

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30 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

The History Boys (2006)

This may be a misguided venture on the whole but there are a handful of moments to treasure.

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7 Dec 2006 // 3:00 AM

The History Boys (2006)

The History Boys is limited by its play-derived aspects: clever banter, three-act structure, meticulous blocking.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Center Stage (2000)

Near the end of Nicholas Hytner’s ballet dancers-in-love film Center Stage, up-and-coming dancer and star of her class Maureen Cummings (Susan May Pratt) finally

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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