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Holding On


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In the third of Tony Marchant 's eight-part drama, cab driver r Bernard s temper boils over.
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Unknown: Tony Marchant
Producer: David Snodin
Director: Adrian Shergold
Unknown: Polly Toynbee
Shaun: David Morrissey
Claire: Saira Todd
Werner: David Calder
Gary Rickey: Phil Daniels
Hilary: Lesley Manville
Bernard: Sam Kelly
Chris: Raza Aqadoti
Florrie: Ellen Thomas
Alice: Ruth Sheen
Janet: Diane Parish
Marcus: Freddie Annobil-Dodoo
Zahid: Ahsen Bhatti
Annie: Sandra Voe
Alan: Sean Gallagher
Ken: Tim Woodward
Lloyd: Treva Etienne
Jemma: Gabrielle Jourdan
Vicky: Caroline Harker
Len: Peter Gunn
Gabby: Tilly Vosburgh
Helen: Rachel Power
Kurt: John Light
Shaw: Robert Morgan
Lake: Paul Jesson
AuntGaynor: Jeillo Edwards
Psychiatric consultant: David Allister

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