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The Cast

Betrys                                                  Gwawr Loader

Pinkie                                                   Meilyr Siôn

Moondyne Joe, J.P.Morgan                    Richard Nichols

Annie Jones, Old Jenny                         Bethan Mai

Young Jenny                                         Heledd Gwynn



Gwawr Loader

Gwawr Loader is from Quakers Yard and trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She recently appeared on Cara Fi for S4C. Her recent stage work includes Garw for Theatr Bara Caws and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog for Clwyd Theatr Cymru. She enjoys voiceover work and has credits with MTV, Nickelodeon and has recorded audio for the National Trust.



Meilyr Siôn

Meilyr's theatrical productions include Disney's The Lion King (2012-2015), The Importance Of Being Ernest - Mappa Mundi Hamlet -Wales Theatre Company, Pinnochio, Everything Must Go - Sherman Theatre, Flora's War - Clwyd Theatre Cymru, Dan Y Wenallt - Theatr Gwynedd and Ceisio'i Bywyd Hi - Sherman Cymru.

He has appeared on various television productions such Teulu, Pobol Y Cwm, Y Streic and Dirgelwch Yr Ogof on S4C along with High Hopes on BBC Wales and Holby City BBC1.

His radio productions include What We Did On Our Holidays and The Fish Can Sing - Radio 4, Cymberline Radio 3, Leaving and The Harder They Fall -Radio Wales and Radio Cwm Cwat- Radio Cymru.



Richard Nichols

Richard is from Porthcawl and trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

Theatre work: Adventures in the Skin Trade (performed at the Sydney Opera House), Penblwydd Poenus Pete and Macbeth (Theatr Iolo). The Compleat Female Stage Beauty, A Midsummer Night's Dream, She Stoops To Conquer, Moll Flanders, Canterbury Tales, Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, The Three Musketeers, As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night and Coriolanus (all for Mappa Mundi). Dad in Danny The Champion of the World (Birmingham Stage), A Christmas Carol, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, Cymbeline and Under Milk Wood (Wales Theatre Co). McMurphy in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Of Mice And Men, Jack & the Beanstalk, Cinderella and Dead Funny (Torch Theatre). An Enemy of the People (Theatr Clwyd), Table Manners and Kes (Sherman Cymru), The Butterfly Hunter/Heliwr Y Pili Pala, Cider With Rosie and A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Theatr na n’Og).

TV work: The Keith in Scrum 4, Dr. Who, My Family, Casualty, Lucky Bag, The Bench and High Hopes (BBC), Ar Y Tracs, Pobol Y Cwm, Con Passionate, Iechyd Da and A Mind to Kill/Heliwr (S4C).

Film: Relative Values and Hollol Mind-Blowing.

Richard directed Much Ado About Nothing and The Canterbury Tales for Mappa Mundi.



Bethan Mai

Bethan trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Her theatre credits include ROBERTO ZUCCO for August 018, CORINA PAVLOVA AND THE LION’S ROAR and THE SNOW TIGER both for Sherman Cymru, PROTEST FUDR for Dirty Protest, RHWNG DAU FYD for Living Pictures and Sherman Cymru, Y BONT for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, GUTO NYTH BRAN for Arad Goch and SPANISH Lies for Grassroots Productions.

She has also been part of a range of theatre development projects including CARDIFF HOOLIGANS for National Theatre Wales, Y FENYW DDAETH O’R MOR for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and CYRANO for August 012.

On screen her credits include POBOL Y CWM, 35 DIWRNOD, LAN A LAWR, YR UNIG FFORDD YW EDERN, PEN TALAR, AR Y TRACS, DDOE AM DDEG (2 Series) and DARN O DIR (3 series) all for S4C.

Bethan has provided Welsh language voices for many children’s animation favourites including TWT Y BAD BACH TYNNU, CHWEDLAU TINGA TINGA, BOJ AND BUDDIES, GWBOI A TWMTWM, CHWEDLAU'R BYD, BYWYD CUDD SABRINA, NADOLIG Y CARIBI, Y PENAETH A'R SAER & PODNI A PODNA.

Bethan is an accomplished musician and plays with the Rogue Jones and Huw M.




Heledd Gwynn

Heledd trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was awarded the Laurence Olivier Bursary Award in 2012. She graduated in 2013.

Her theatre credits include TI.ME. for Cwmni Pluen & Sherman Cymru, Y FENYW DDAETH O’R MOR for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES for Wales Theatre Company, LAND OF THE DRAGON for Puppet Soup at the Edinburgh Fringe, IN LIGHT OF TOM MATHIAS – INCUBATOR PROJECT for the Wales Millennium Centre, RHWNG DAU FYD for Living Pictures & Sherman Cymru and SAY IT WITH FLOWERS for Sherman Cymru. 

On screen Heledd played Eleanor in an Agatha Christie interactive digital film, MR QUIN, which is to become a storytelling app, made in association with Agatha Christie Ltd, Ratchet Films and Apple.

Heledd has also provided voices for the Disability and Industrial Society Exhibition for Swansea University and for National Theatre Wales’ highly acclaimed production CORIOLAN / US.

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