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She did get a bit fed up the other Sunday and relocated to her dad's lush hotel around the corner, The Royal Crescent, where she had the full works - roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and lemon tart - before flopping in front of his larger television set to fall asleep with the football on, like any other normal daughter might.
"Actually, I am very lucky that somebody has such faith in me.
She had just walked out of her second year at Cambridge, where she had been reading English, determined to act "come hell or high water" - when her dad handed her the script. "I thought I might as well stand in the firing line and get the 'dad' thing over with as soon as possible," she says.
"How could I walk straight into a lead role in the West End, with everybody saying, 'Here comes the director's daughter'? She was terrified of "falling flat on my face" but was not the only frightened one.
Despite Hall's star credentials, she is living humbly in a shared house in Bath, chosen from the theatre's digs list, with three other actors from the cast.
"My room is a tad claustrophobic, but I have a small television," she says.
The playwright is sitting in on the rehearsals while Sir Peter works with a cast that includes Julian Glover as Galileo (who played Vladimir in Sir Peter's recent revival of Waiting for Godot) and Hall as Galileo's daughter.
"It is about the absolute love of a child for her father.
But she then realises that he can't be perfect," says Hall.
But you wouldn't know it's me," says Hall, lighting up suddenly for the first time.
"Well, it is much more light hearted," she says of this particular part, as if the pressure is lifted from her to be so seriously good.
"I read in a newspaper that Woody Allen has been casting for a new film in London about British life. " But after the Bath season she and dad are to move to the new Kingston Rose Theatre where she stars as Rosalind - "a dream part for me" - in Sir Peter's production of As You Like It. "My childhood was very colourful and I am very good friends with both my parents.