Ordinary Lies script
Ordinary Lies  Season #2 Episode #1 (2015)
Synopsis: Ordinary Lies is a British drama television series that was first broadcast on BBC One on 17 March 2015. The six-part first series, written by Danny Brocklehurst, is set in a car showroom. The second, also in six-parts, is set in the warehouse of a sports goods company based in Wales. The series executive producer is Nicola Shindler. The series was commissioned by Charlotte Moore for the BBC. In Australia, the series premiered on BBC First from July 25, 2015.

ALLY (CONT’D)

Do me a favour Joe, give him a job.

Go on, you can put him on my team.

JOE:

Ally, it might come as a surprise

to you but I don’t assemble teams

on the basis of who might get off

with each other

ALLY:

Please Joe

Ordinary Lies 2 Episode 1 Pink Amends 5.

JOE:

He’s about ten, I don’t think a

soon to be divorced older woman is

exactly what he’s after

ALLY:

Look, I didn’t wanna have to tell

you this but... I wished him here,

cosmic ordering

JOE:

Yeah, well wish yourself back to

your desk and wish yourself top of

the sales team, because right now

you need all the help you can get -

Joe, turns away, shaking his head, despite being their boss

this kind of conversation is totally normal...

As he turns he comes face to face with -

TOKE:

No -

- the WAREHOUSE MANAGER BILLY ‘TOKE’ TOKINGTON.

TOKE (CONT’D)

-just turn around and take them

back where they came from JOE

Toke, it’s head office dictat.

TOKE:

Dictat - what is this - Nazi

Germany...

JOE:

It’s for the website. It’s fun.

‘Fun’. Toke just stares at him.

TOKE:

Tell Jenna, and I quote, ‘you’ve

more chance of seeing a one legged

cat shit on a frozen pond’.

JOE:

Okay, okay, fine.

He starts to walk away, then suddenly (playfully) dumps about

ten outfits on the warehouse floor.

JOE (CONT’D)

I’ll leave them there for you

He dashes off. We see WAREHOUSE PICKER Fletch and FORKLIFT

DRIVER Neil, amused. Toke fires after him, grabs them...

Ordinary Lies 2 Episode 1 Pink Amends 6.

TOKE:

Doesn’t that contravene some kind

of health and safety dictat

He starts tossing them at Joe.

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Danny Brocklehurst

Danny Brocklehurst (born 1971, Hyde, Cheshire, England, U.K.) is a BAFTA and International Emmy winning English screenwriter. Brocklehurst worked as a journalist for several years (as a freelancer for The Guardian, City Life and Manchester Evening News and senior feature writer for The Big Issue) before becoming a full-time screenwriter. more…

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