That Face
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Originally produced at the Royal Court in 2007, it received outstanding reviews and was nominated for several awards. Polly Stenham received both the Charles Wintour Award 2007 and the Critics Circle Award 2008 for Most Promising Playwright. That Face tells the story of a family. Mia is at boarding school. She has access to drugs. They are Martha's. Henry is preparing for art college. He has access to alcohol " from Martha. Martha controls their lives. Martha is their mother. 'Remarkably confident and exuberantly theatrical. Crammed with ferocious cruelty and pitch-black humour' (Times).