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Rufus Norris is new director of National Theatre

Rufus Norris is to take over from Sir Nicholas Hytner as director of the National Theatre.

The role is widely regarded as the biggest job in British theatre, and Norris called it "a great honour".

Sir Nicholas will have spent 12 years as the National Theatre's director when he hands over to Norris in 2015.

Will Gompertz asked the new director for his reaction to the appointment

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