Ophelia Lovibond will star in Barney Norris’ new play Nightfall, which will run at the Bridge Theatre from 28 April. Nightfall is about a family who live on a farm just outside Winchester after the death of their father. Ryan is trying to make a living off the land when his sister, Lou, returns home to support their mother, Jenny, when her boyfriend Pete appears with a new found wealth from his job at an oil refinery. Lovibond will play Lou alongside Ukweli Roach as Pete and Sion Daniel Young who will play Ryan. Laurie Sansom directs.
On a farm outside Winchester, Ryan struggles to make a living off the land. His sister Lou has returned home after the death of their father to support Jenny, their formidable mother. Not so long ago, when a neighbour's Labrador strayed onto the farm, their dad reached for his shotgun. Now, when Lou's boyfriend Pete reappears, flush with money from his job at an oil refinery, Jenny fights to hold her children to the life she planned for them.