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Holding On


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The fifth episode in Tony Marchant 's eight-part drama set in London. Marcus and Janet try to pursue their radio activities, Hilary is the subject of a mugging and Shaun accepts a bribe. See today's choices.
Producer David Snodin ; Director
Adrian Shergold


Unknown: Tony Marchant
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Adrian Shergold
Shaun: David Morrissey
Hilary: Lesley Manville
Lloyd: Treva Etienne
Zahid: Ahsen Bhatti
Tina: Emily Hamilton
Ken: Tim Woodward
Gary Rickey: Phil Daniels
Marcus: Freddie Annobil-Dodoo
Janet: Diane Parish
Claire: Saira Todd
Vicky: Caroline Harker
Helen: Rachel Power
Florrie: Ellen Thomas
Annie: Sandra Voe
Shahid: Badi Uzzaman
Julia: Jan Harvey
Gabby: Tilly Vosburgh
AFV supervisor: Angela Phillips
Hafiz: Andrew Rajan
Henri: Jonathan Coy
Aunt Gaynor: Jeillo Edwards
Brenda: Annette Badland

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