The Rest of Your Life

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“Some nights you wait for all your life… These mark the way. And they all pass you by as you come ever closer to the one you wait for, the day you die. And of course there are nights like this one.”

In a café on the Uxbridge Road Nick is getting ready to cash up when his routine is interrupted by a late night visitor. Over a cup of coffee and under a harsh florescent light, Hannah begins to unravel Nick’s past. Was she part of his story or does she have the wrong man? Is she here to reconnect or is her motive darker? Is she who she says she is? Is Nick?

Justice, truth, and privacy collide in this intimate play with a dark heart from Critics’ Circle Award-winning playwright Barney Norris (Visitors, Bush and Arcola theatres, 2014; Eventide, Arcola Theatre, 2015).

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Rakie Ayola
Rakie Ayola plays Hannah in The Rest of Your Life Theatre includes King Lear (The Royal Exchange Theatre), Crave (Sheffield Crucible), 4.48 Psychosis, (Sheffield Crucible), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre at The Apollo), The Winter's Tale (RSC/National tour), In The Next Room (Theatre Royal Bath), Welcome to Thebes (National Theatre), Twelfth Night (Bristol Old Vic Theatre), Dido Queen Of Carthage (Globe Theatre). Television includes No Offence, Vera, Code of a Killer, Midsomer Murders, Under Milk Wood, Black Mirror, Stella, Silent Witness, My Almost Famous Family and Doctor Who. Film includes Dredd, Now is Good, Sahara and The I Inside
Waj Ali
Waj Ali plays Nick in The Rest of Your Life Waj studied Drama at London School of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2012. Theatre credits include: Nahda – 4 Visions of a Arab Awakening (Bush), Clothes Swap Theatre Party (Derby Theatre), Suffering in Sirens (Greenwich Theatre), A is for Ali (Old Red Lion). TV credits include: Tyrant, Da Vincis Demons . Film credits include: RED 2, Good People, 90 Minutes, The Chop.  

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