By John Nathan
19 Aug 2004
Gambon was most recently seen on the London stage playing opposite Lee Evans in Matthew Warchus' critically acclaimed production of Beckett's Endgame.
The innovative low-ticket price policy — made possible by the sponsorship of Travelex — was launched in 2003 with Hytner's modern production of Henry V, starring Adrian Lester in the title role.
The success of the £10 scheme is a defining characteristic of the Hytner regime, attracting younger and more diverse audiences to the National Theatre.