Holding. PJ Collins (Conleth Hill)


  • TV comedy drama
  • ITV1
  • 2022
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Comic crime series adapted from Graham Norton's novel of the same name, set in small-town Ireland. Also features Conleth Hill, Siobhán McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan, Amy Conroy and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

Holding. Image shows from L to R: Cormac Byrne (Lochlann O'Mearain), PJ Collins (Conleth Hill), D.I. Linus Dunne (Clinton Liberty)
When a key suspect vanishes it casts an ominous shadow over the investigation.

Further details

When a key suspect vanishes it casts an ominous shadow over the investigation. Questions quickly begin to circulate about whether their disappearance has a more sinister implication. PJ and Linus attempt to piece together what happened the day that Tommy Burke disappeared. In his attempt to help the suspect, PJ makes a dangerous decision that leaves him worrying his actions may have jeopardised the entire investigation. However, a startling breakthrough turns everything on its head and throws the entire case into doubt.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st March 2022
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 11th October 2022 11:00pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Conleth Hill PJ Collins
Siobhán McSweeney Bríd Riordan
Charlene McKenna Evelyn Ross
Helen Behan Abigail Ross
Amy Conroy Florence Ross
Pauline McLynn Eileen O'Driscoll
Olwen Fouéré Kitty Harrington
Clinton Liberty D.I. Linus Dunne
Gary Shelford Anthony Riordan
Eleanor Tiernan Susan Hickey
Sky Yang Stephen Chen
Brenda Fricker Lizzie Meany
Lochlann Ó Mearáin (as Lochlann O'Mearain) Cormac Byrne
Demi Issac Oviawe Aoife Akingbola
Jane Spollen Carmel Riordan
Felix Brown Tommy Burke
Calum Rea Cathal Riordan
Ethan Dillon Tommy Burke (Voice)
Guest cast
Molly Logan Michelle (Karaoke Singer)
Abhainn Harrington Bar Person
Norma Sheahan D.S. Norma Casey (Voice)
Writing team
Graham Norton Writer
Karen Cogan Writer (Adapted By)
Andrew Oldbury Script Editor
Production team
Kathy Burke Director
Martina Niland Producer
Dominic Treadwell-Collins Executive Producer
Karen Cogan Executive Producer
Andrew Byrne Executive Producer
Polly Hill Executive Producer
Graham Norton Executive Producer
Ailish Bracken Line Producer
Pia Masters Development Producer
Eve Doherty Editor
Ray Ball Production Designer
Louise Kiely Casting Director
Martin Fuhrer Director of Photography
Lara Campbell Costume Designer
Catherine Biggs Make-up Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Jules Benoiton 1st Assistant Director

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