Katie Mitchell on Pains of Youth

Running time: 4.12mins

After Waves and ...some trace of you, Katie Mitchell returns to straight theatre with Pains of Youth and focuses on the substance of this dynamic and strongly political play.


The National Theatre has a rich history of working with many great directors, including Laurence Olivier, Peter Hall, Jonathan Miller, Richard Eyre, and Trevor Nunn. More recently the theatre has been home to Howard Davies, Mike Leigh, Katie Mitchell, Danny Boyle, Deborah Warner, Marianne Elliott, Josie Rourke, Felix Barrett, Nadia Fall and Nicholas Hytner. This collection of videos give an insight into how the work of a director at the National Theatre.