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Polly Stenham
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And what does sorry mean? Nothing really. It’s just a word. It’s what people say when it’s too late. It’s a sorry little stick of a word. Slick with your spit at my feet.

Secluded, isolated, the perfect desert-island escape. Just what Robert and the family need. But beyond the white sand and beautiful sunsets, a storm is gathering.

A thriller that explores the cost of integrity, Hotel by Polly Stenham premiered at the National Theatre, London, in June 2014.

Critic Reviews

Polly Stenham's latest play is astonishingly raw, powerful and terrifying

Daily Telegraph
Critic Reviews

A thrilling production. This may well be the most powerful new play of the year.

The Stage
Critic Reviews

At its core, Hotel is about civilisation peeled down to savagery. And that is where Stenham
is at her brutal, universal best.

The Independent
Critic Reviews

Polly Stenham's brilliant new play is a terrifying thriller.

The Arts Desk

Polly Stenham’s plays include That Face (Royal Court and the Duke of York’s), for which she was awarded the 2008 Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright 2007 and TMA Best New Play 2007. Also at the Royal Court: Tusk Tusk and No Quarter. Hotel premiered at the National Theatre, London, in…

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