Over the roar we hear a builder call out. He stares down in
the hole then up to the cab driver, motioning for him to
stop. A scrap of old material flutters on the end of the
8 INT. JOHN’S HOUSE, HALLWAY - DAY 1 (18:12) 8
JULIE (45, professionally glamorous) greets female guests
at a Breast Cancer Awareness charity sale that she’s
it’s a girls’ night - pink, glamorous, giggly -
in aid of a good cause.
Hi. Don’t you look gorgeous. Wow!
Go through, grab yourselves a seat.
As her guests mill through to the lounge, she passes each one
a glass of fizz then glances up at JOHN who is trying to
sneak across the stairs to the kitchen without having to
become part of things - not a fan of his wife’s charity
FROM DARKNESS EPISODE ONE 3A
She gives him a swift look then heads through to the lounge
to join her guests.
There’s some gorgeous stuff for you
to bid on. Remember it’s all in a
good cause, so don’t be shy...
As JULIE continues to speak in the b.g. JOHN looks down at a
tray of glasses he’s meant to be manning. He picks up one of
the several bottles of PINK CAVA, stacked to the side, pops
the cork and begins to fill the glasses. As he does he hears
a peal of raucous female laughter from the lounge.
JULIE B.G./ CONT’D
...imagine the look on his face
tonight if you go home wearing
He stops pouring, looks at the bottle and rather than fill
the next glass, just knocks back what’s left in it. As he
does, his mobile beeps. John looks at his phone, scowling at
the taste of the sweet pink fizz as he reads the new message.
He puts the bottle down, picks up his keys and heads to the