Nightfall Tickets

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.

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Barney Norris
London Theatre Company
Laurie Sansom

The Bridge Theatre

3 Potters Fields Park, London, SE1 2SG
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Our Nightfall Review

First of all, serious kudos to the Bridge Theatre - the brand-new theatre founded on the South Bank by the artistic and executive director duo who previously ran the National, Nick Hytner and Nick Starr - for including in their inaugural season a brand new play that's not driven by a star writer or star cast, relying instead just on the strength of its writing and characterisations. But it is, at the... Read more

Latest Nightfall News & Features

Claire Skinner interview - 'We're in a cycle of plays about Alzheimer's and grief at the moment'
Thursday, 03 May, 2018

Now in full swing, the third play at the new Bridge Theatre is set to be Barney Norris’ Nightfall, a family drama about a rural family dealing with the loss of their father, and what happens to their land now that he’s gone. Claire Skinner plays the family’s mother. Skinner, who many will recognise as Sue Brockman from the TV series Outumbered, has made a name for herself on stage having appeared with the RSC and at the National for many years, and was praised for her role in Florian Zeller’s play The Father.

Casting announced for Barney Norris’ new play Nightfall at the Bridge Theatre
Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

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.

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