Tag Archives: nicholas hytner

September 12, 2010
Corden turns down ITV, Returns to National Stage– also tagged , ,

James Corden has reportedly turned down a lucrative ITV deal in favor of returning to his roots as a stage actor. The six-figure golden handcuff deal from ITV came on the heels of Corden’s successful World Cup show. Instead, Corden reunites with Nicholas Hytner to star in The Servant of Two Masters at the National […]

April 27, 2008
Another Great Corden Profile– also tagged , , , , , , , ,

The press keeps on coming for Britain’s #1 TV property, James Corden. From The Independent, official word that Corden’s hit the big time. A great, quick read about Corden’s ascent into Britcom royalty, capped with his coronation last week at the BAFTAs (Corden won Best Comedy Performance and his show Gavin & Stacey picked up the audience award). The author strolls through Corden’s acting past with some great quotes from Nicholas Hytner and Alan Bennett who directed and wrote (respectively) The History Boys which featured Corden. And from Henry Normal of Baby Cow […]