We are extremely pleased to welcome Maria Pride as our latest member of the jury panel. Maria is a Welsh television actress who plays the recurring character of Debbie Jones in the Welsh Language soap opera 'Pobol y Cwm'. Maria has previously won the BAFTA Cymru Best Actress Award for her role as Pauline in 'Care', the multi award-winning drama. She has also appeared Welsh TV comedy dramas, such as 'High Hopes' for BBC Wales and many mainstream British TV series, such as 'Casualty' and 'Afterlife'. We look forward to greeting Maria to the Gala Award Evening on the 21st October, 2018, where she will also be presenting an award to a category winner.