ITV shares first look at new drama series from Graham Norton Holding – and it looks great

Emmy Griffiths

Graham Nortonthe very first adaptation of a novel, Holding, finally hits our screens – and the trailer is really good! Starring Conleth Hill and Siobhán McSweeney, the murder mystery instantly topped our must-see list! Learn more here…

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The official synopsis for the upcoming comedy-drama reads: “Set in the fictional island village of Duneen, West Cork, on the border of Ireland, a place with its own climate and rhythms, Holdingwritten by Dominic Treadwell-Collins and Karen Cogan, introduces us to a surprising, quirky and skilfully observed world.

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“Told through its idiosyncratic, yet very real characters, who each have their own frailties, complexities, secrets and pasts, Holding is also a compelling murder mystery, unfolding with a distinctive, darkly comic tone and exploring themes of bereavement. , community, family. , and various shades of love – from quietly passionate to taboo to unrequited.”

In the series, game of thrones The Conleth star is set to play Sergeant PJ Collins, a kind man who loves comfort food and half-hearted police work, when he’s tasked with investigating the murder of a long-lost local legend, forcing him to connect to the community which he usually tries to avoid.


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Speaking about the new series, Graham previously said, “I’m beyond thrilled to see the story and the characters I created brought to the screen. I love how the brilliant creative team turned my novel into something so rich and dramatic. West Cork are ready for their close-up!”

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The novel was adapted by Dominic Treadwell-Collins and Karen Cogan, and Dominic said: “It’s so exciting to be able to bring Graham’s beautiful novel to the screen. with creative powerhouses Kathy Burke and Karen Cogan, with brilliant producer Martina Niland.”

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