Balancing Acts: Behind the Scenes at the National Theatre | A Typical Day

Based on The History Boys by Alan Bennett

Nicholas Hytner tells the inside story of 12 years at the helm of Britain's greatest theatre. It's a tale of lunatic failures and spectacular successes like The History Boys, War Horse and One Man, Two Guvnors.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Duration: 12'34''
  • Broadcast date: 2017

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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