Nicolas Kent

Nicolas Kent was Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre from 1984 to 2012. He has directed productions in over 100 theatres around the world including in the West End, New York, the National Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court, the Donmar Warehouse, Hampstead Theatre, the Lyric Hammersmith, and the Young Vic. Currently he is directing Grenfell: System Failure in a tour of three North-West London Theatres.
Precious Goods
Winter 1942: a train passes through a forest in Eastern Europe. destination unknown. Twin babies are aboard, only one is rescued. In the forest in a clearing beside the railway-line a poor woodcutter’ s wife is foraging for firewood in the snow, all she has ever wanted is a child…have the gods answered her prayers? Based on the 2019 publishing sensation The Most Precious of Cargoes by French writer Jean-Claude Grumberg, the ...