The National Theatre Story

Author’s Note Prologue 1848-1963: False Dawns 1963-74: Director of the NT – Laurence Olivier 1974-88: Director of the NT – Peter Hall 1988-97: Director of the NT – Richard Eyre 1997-2003: Director of the NT – Trevor Nunn 2003-13: Director of the NT – Nicholas Hytner

Schiller, Volume 1

Introduction    Nicholas Dromgoole Schiller at the Citizens’   Robert David MacDonald


Introduction   Edith Hall


Part of the National Theatre’s 2002 Transformation series

This Wooden ‘O’: Shakespeare’s Globe Reborn

Foreword   Sir John Gielgud Author’s note Preface Prologue The Shakespearean Theatrical Experience (1564-1644) The Quest Begins (1969-1971) The Rainmaker’s Tale: Sam Wanamaker Bringing the House Down (1972-1973) The Scholar’s Tale The Theatre Historian’s Tale: Part One (1980-1989) The Wilderness Years (1974-1981) The Architect’s Tale: Part One (1969-1987) There’s Good News … And There’s Bad News …

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