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'Hard-hitting' drug danger film premieres in Brynmawr

A short film called 'The Good Drug Dealer' - aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of drugs - has premiered at a cinema in Brynmawr.

'Hard-hitting' drug danger film premieres in Brynmawr

A short film aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of drugs will premiere at a cinema in Brynmawr tonight.

'The Good Drug Dealer' focuses on the impact that substances, such as Mephedrone, can have on families and communities.

The finishes touches are made to the final edit Credit: James Crichton-Smith / ITV News

The hour-long production comes off the back of a campaign by project researcher Jeff O'Reilly to get the substance banned as a legal high.

Gareth David Lloyd from Torchwood and Darren Evans from My Big Fat Diary both star in the drama.

The hour-long film premieres at Brynmawr's Market Hall Cinema this evening Credit: James Crichton-Smith / ITV News

Those backing the project, including police and local authorities, say it 'pulls no punches' in its drive to raise awareness of substance misuse.

Any proceeds from the film will be re-invested to the local charity People and Communities Engaged.

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