Welsh actress and singer, Aimee-Ffion Edwards began her career 2002 by acting in a short film ‘Dŵr Dwfn’. A few years later, in 2006, she emerged as the runner-up of the Welsh television music talent show contest ‘Wawffactor’. The following year, she once again became a part of another short film titled ‘Olas de verano’. In 2008, she made her stage debut with Leo Richardson's play ‘Sh*t-M*x’, in which she played the role of Raggedy Anne. The same year, she made her television debut with E4 teen comedy drama series ‘Skins’. In the series, she played the role of Lucy Sketch in 7 episodes of 2nd season. In 2009, she acted in an episode each of medical drama series ‘Casualty’ and ‘Casualty 1909’ playing the roles of Nina and Deborah Lynch respectively. The next year she once again acted in an episode each various TV series including the supernatural comedy drama series ‘Being Human’ (role: Robin), the police procedural and legal drama series ‘Law & Order: UK’ (role: Kim Baker) and the Christmas comedy drama series ‘Little Crackers’ (role: Mary).
In 2011 Aimee-Ffion Edwards became a part of the 2nd season of the BBC’s psychological crime thriller series ‘Luther’ and played the recurring role of Jenny Jones in its 4 episodes. The season received positive reviews from critics and has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 100%. Overall, the series has 88% score on the review aggregator site. The following year, she acted in a couple of short films ‘Epithet’ and ‘One Day Some Years Ago’ and played the part of Mary in Sky Atlantic’s 4-episodes comedy miniseries ‘Walking and Talking’.
In the year 2013, Aimee-Ffion Edwards began playing one of the biggest roles of her career – that of Esme Shelby, wife of John Shelby – in the period crime drama series ‘Peaky Blinders’. She was a recurring character in the first two seasons of the show and was elevated to the main character in the following two seasons (2013-2017). She did not appear in the 5th season of the show but once again returned as one of the main characters in the 6th season (2022). On Rotten Tomatoes, the show has an approval score of 93%.
While she was working in ‘Peaky Blinders’, Aimee-Ffion Edwards was roped in to play regular characters in several other television series like the comedy series ‘Detectorists' (2014-2015), the dramedy ‘Loaded’ (2017), the action-adventure fantasy series ‘Troy: Fall of a City’ (2018), the action crime drama series ‘Curfew’ (2019), the mystery thriller ‘Keeping Faith’ (2019) and the sci-fi mystery drama series ‘War of the Worlds’ (2021). In the first of these, a critically acclaimed series, she played the role of an ancient history university student named Sophie in the first two series. In the second show, which was cancelled after one season, she played the role of Abi. The 3rd series, which had her in the role of Cassandra, received positive reviews from critics. In the last 3 series, she portrayed the roles of Ruby Newman, Madlen Vaughan and Isla respectively.
Apart from these, Aimee-Ffion Edwards also landed recurring roles in the biographical drama miniseries ‘Wolf Hall’ (2015, role: Elizabeth Barton, 2 episodes), the romance comedy miniseries 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' (2019, role: Tabby, 5 episodes), comedy series 'Man Like Mobeen' (2019, role: Miss Aitken, 2 episodes) and the spy thriller series 'Slow Horses' (2022-2023, role: Shirley Dander, 6 episodes). Additionally, she also acted in an episode each of television series ‘Inside No. 9’ (2014), ‘Death in Paradise’ (2016), ‘Summer Comedy Shorts’ (2017), ‘Comedy Playhouse’ (2017) and ‘The Reluctant Landlord’ (2019). From 2018 to 2020 she did voiceovers in two animated series – ‘Thunderbirds Are Go' (role: Havoc) and '101 Dalmatian Street' (role: Big Fee/Arabella/Aribella).
Since 2014, Aimee-Ffion Edwards has acted in several other TV movies as well as a couple of short films and feature films each. Her TV film credits include ‘Under Milk Wood’ (2014, role: Laugharne Voice), ‘A Poet in New York’ (2014, role: Marianne), ‘Bugsplat!’ (2015, role: Shona Berry), ‘To Provide All People’ (2018, role: Patient), ‘The Left Behind’ (2019, role: Annes) and ‘Life and Death in the Warehouse’ (2022, role: Megan Roberts). In 2014 and 2016, she became a part of short films ‘Steak Knife’ and ‘Zero Sum’ respectively. In her first feature film, the drama ‘Queen and Country’, she played the role of a bubbly student nurse named Sophie Adams. The movie released in 2014 and was screened at the Directors' Fortnight section of the ‘Cannes Film Festival’. It received positive reviews from critics and has a Rotten Tomatoes score of 76%. The 2020 romance comedy film ‘Blithe Spirit’ had her in the role of Edith. The film received negative reviews from critics.
As a voice actor Aimee-Ffion Edwards has lent her voice in various video games too. These include ‘Everybody's Gone to the Rapture’ (2015), ‘Assassin's Creed Valhalla’ (2020), ‘Xenoblade Chronicles 3’ (2022) and ‘Elden Ring’ (2022).
She also continued to work on stage and worked in the theatre productions of ‘Jerusalem’ (2009-2010), ‘The Recruiting Officer’ (2012), ‘Trelawny of the Wells’ (2013), ‘We Are Proud To Present’ (2014), ‘The Twits’ (2015) and ‘B’ (2017).