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Holding On


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An eight-part drama written by Tony Marchant that depicts the interaction between a diverse range of characters - including a bulimic restaurant critic and a highly strung tax inspector - in modern-day London. See today's choices
For rest of cast see Tuesday
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Writer: Tony Marchant
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Adrian Shergold
Shaun: David Morrissey
Claire: Saira Todd
Gary Rickey: Phil Daniels
Alan: Sean Gallagher
Sally: Fleur Mould
Annie: Sandra Voe
Zahid: Ahsen Bhatti
Chris: Razaaq Adoti
Marcus: Freddie Annobil-Dodoo
Werner: David Calder
Vicky: Caroline Harker
Jemma: Gabrielle Jourdan
Ken: Tim Woodward
Florrie: Ellen Thomas
Bernard: Sam Kelly
Kurt: John Light
Zita: Meera Syal
Sandra: Liza Walker
Straun's wife: Suzan Sylvester
Carp: Kevin Squelch
Nelson: David Dixon
Social worker: Graeme du Fresne
Paula: Helen Pearson

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