Me and Mrs Jones script
Me and Mrs Jones  Season #1 Episode #6 (2012)
Synopsis: Me and Mrs Jones is a British comedy about the life of a woman named Gemma Jones. The first series began on 12 October 2012 on BBC One. It stars Sarah Alexander and Neil Morrissey. On 10 December 2012, it was announced that the comedy would not return for a second series.

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4 EXT. LARGE(ISH) JUNIOR SCHOOL PLAYGROUND. MORNING 4

GEMMA pulls up at the school gates. The TWINS charge out

of the car armed with art projects, lunch boxes etc. She

catches up with the twins in the playground to kiss

CHARLOTTE who ducks to avoid her.

CHARLOTTE:

Ergh that is gross mum.

JESS:

We’re not six!

CHARLOTTE:

Don’t hug us it’s embarrassing!

GEMMA:

No it isn’t - see.

We pan over to see TOM MARSHALL hug his overly confident 8

year old daughter POPPY goodbye, he lifts her from the

ground.

GEMMA:

There’s nothing wrong with a hug.

JESS:

Only poo heads hug.

GEMMA:

Jess, please don’t say poo heads!

POPPY passes and hears GEMMA say ‘poo heads’.

POPPY:

Excuse me Mrs Jones, can you not

use the word poo on school

property!

POPPY moves off as CAROLINE approaches she is one of the

THREE NIGELLA WANNABES (women who once had careers but now

are overbearing helicopter mums) and hears.....

Me & Mrs. Jones - Episode One - Shooting Script - 17.05.2012

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GEMMA:

(Shouts after Poppy) Poo.... No,

hang on, I didn’t say poo..

CAROLINE:

Morning Gemma, see you just made it

on time...

GEMMA:

What! Oh, Caroline, hi, I expect

you’re wondering why I shouted poo!

CAROLINE:

Not really.

GEMMA:

It wasn’t me who said it first, I

was just repeating it...

Before she can finish CAROLINE spots TOM and moves off

towards him (not too far from GEMMA). Her fellow NIGELLA’S

SUSIE and TANYA are already with TOM.

GEMMA:

Great.

GEMMA turns back to the twins for a hug.

GEMMA:

Hug please.

JESS:

Mum! Stop being a geeky loser.

GEMMA:

(Under breath) I’ll pay you.

JESS/CHARLOTTE

How much?

GEMMA:

(Smiles) 50 pence?

JESS looks at GEMMA, arms crossed.

JESS:

Pound each or no hug.

CHARLOTTE:

And we want half up front.

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Oriane Messina

Oriane Messina is a British comedy writer and performer, best known for her work in the sketch show Smack the Pony and the sitcom Green Wing. She has had a working partnership with fellow writer Fay Rusling since 1999. In 2007, she appeared briefly as a nurse in sitcom Not Going Out. more…

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