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Aiysha Hart (born 8 August 1990) is a British actress and screenwriter best known for playing DS Sam Railston in Line of Duty, and for her roles as Ariadne in the BBC drama series Atlantis, Mona in independent thriller Honour, and Polaire in Colette. She also plays Miriam in Sky One's adaptation of A Discovery of Witches.

Aiysha Hart
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Aiysha Hart

(1990-08-08) August 8, 1990 (age 29)
London, England
Alma materKing's College London (BA)
Years active2010–present

Early lifeEdit

Hart has mixed parentage; British and Saudi. She grew up in Saudi Arabia, Berkshire, and Surrey.[1][2] She graduated with First Class Honours in English Literature from King's College London before attending The Drama Studio London.


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Djinn Sarah Film
2013–15 Atlantis Ariadne Main (21 Episodes)
2014 Honour Mona Film
2016 New Blood Leila Main (7 Episodes)
2016–present Line of Duty DS Sam Railston Recurring (12 Episodes, Season 3-5)
2018–present A Discovery of Witches Miriam Main
2018 Colette Polaire Film
2018 People You May Know Emily Short
2019 Hope Gap Jess Film
2020 Mughal Mowgli Bina Film (Filming)


  1. ^ Johns, Nikara (18 July 2014). "International Star You Should Know: Aiysha Hart". Variety. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  2. ^ "عائشة هارت.. ممثلة سعودية تبهر البريطانيين". صحيفة الشرق (in Arabic). 30 December 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2016.

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