The cast is led by BAFTA nominated actress Maxine Peake (Funny Cow, Peterloo, The Falling). The young actresses playing her children are Eleanor Worthington-Cox, the youngest recipient of the best actress Laurence Olivier award for her role of the theatre production of Matilda, and newcomer Jodie Innes. The supporting cast includes Richard Harrington (Hinterland, Poldark), Kobna Holdbrook-Smith (The Commuter, Ghost Stories) and Mark Lewis Jones (Yr Ymadawiad, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Game Of Thrones).
Gwen has been developed by the BFI and Endor Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, with Endor’s Hilary Bevan Jones and Tom Nash as lead producers. The BFI’s Lizzie Francke, Paul Grindey and Charles Moore of Viewfinder Films, Fergus Haycock of Great Point Media and Adam Partridge of Ffilm Cymru Wales act as Executive Producers. The production is co-financed by the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery, and Ffilm Cymru Wales.
Following the screening there will be a Q&A with the film's writer and director William McGregor and producer Hilay Bevan Jones.
Public tickets can be purchased via Pontio.