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Holding On


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The penultimate episode in writer
Tony Marchant 's gritty drama set in London. The pregnant
Claire takes in an embarrassing flatmate, and Florrie and Janet are outraged by Bernard's seemingly lenient prison sentence. Shaun's life is in tatters and Hilary makes a decision about her relationship with Lloyd. See today's choices.
Producer David Snodin : Director
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Unknown: Tony Marchant
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Adrian Shergold
Shaun: David Morrissey
Claire: Saira Todd
Janet: Diane Parish
Hilary: Lesley Manville
Marcus: Freddie Annobil-Dodoo
Brenda: Annette Badland
Zahid: Ahsen Bhatti
Helen: Rachel Power
Florrie: Ellen Thomas
Eylot: Joe Dixon
Gary Rickey: Phil Daniels
Annie: Sand Ravoe
Lloyd: Treva Etienne
Ken: Tim Woodward
Shahid: Badi Uzzaman
Aunt Gaynor: Jeillo Edwards
Kurt: John Light
Vicky: Caroline Harker
Frances: Frances Shergold
Transport worker: Richard Albrecht
Sports editor: Robin Summers
Lloyd'sfriend: Victor Romero Evans
Hafiz: Andrew Rajan
Brenda'scompanion: Stephen Bent
Richie: Chris Tummings

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