Polly Stenham: I wouldn't be a writer if the Royal Court wasn't here

In the latest in our series of exclusive video interviews celebrating the Royal Court’s 60th birthday, playwright Polly Stenham explains the importance of the venue

New writing powerhouse the Royal Court turns 60 this year. To celebrate, actors, directors and writers will share their memories and experiences of the theatre.

As a treat, we have a series of exclusive videos for WhatsOnStage readers which we will share over the coming few weeks. Here playwright Polly Stenham shares her feelings about the new writing venue and what it was like when she got to meet her hero Harold Pinter on the steps of the theatre.

Head to the Royal Court's Sixty Years New site for more videos over the coming month.

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