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Meet The Cast Of Graham Norton's West Cork TV Drama 'Holding'

Fionnuala .Jones
Fionnuala .Jones

02:42 29 Jul 2021


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The cast has been revealed for the TV adaptation of Graham Norton's book, Holding.

The four-part ITV series is is being filmed in Skibbereen, Co. Cork this summer.

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Holding, which is set in the fictional village of Duneen, will be directed by Kathy Burke and written by Dominic Treadwell-Collins and Karen Cogan.

The series follows police officer Sergeant PJ Collins, who is called to solve a serious crime for the first time in his career when the body of Tommy Burke is discovered.

Derry Girls star Siobhán McSweeney plays Bríd Riordan, who had been due to marry Tommy before his untimely disappearance.

Meanwhile, Peaky Blinders' Charlene McKenna plays Evelyn Ross who desperately loved Tommy.

Charlene McKenna attending the Peaky Blinders Series Five World Premiere held at Birmingham Town Hall.

On the news, McSweeney said: “I cannot think of a better script in a better place with a better cast and crew.

"I’m in heaven being back in Cork.”

Helen Behan of This is England ’90 fame and Father Ted's Pauline McLynn will also take lead roles.

Brenda Fricker takes the role of Lizzie Meany, a shy presence in PJ’s life who has been battling her own demons and secrets as PJ comes to discover.

Meanwhile, Conleth Hill (Game of Thrones, Dublin Murders) plays PJ himself.

No word on when this will eventually be coming to our screens - keep it locked to 98FM for more details!

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