The Night Manager script
The Night Manager  Season #1 Episode #5 (2016)
Synopsis: The Night Manager is a British television serial directed by Susanne Bier and starring Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman, David Harewood, Tom Hollander and Elizabeth Debicki. It is based on the 1993 novel of the same name by John le Carré and adapted by David Farr to the present day. The six-part serial began broadcasting on BBC One on 21 February 2016. In the United States, it began on 19 April 2016 on AMC. IMG sold the serial internationally to over 180 countries.

He stares at him.

The Night Manager ep 5

ROPER (CONT’D)

Was it you Jonathan?

PINE:

No it wasn’t.

ROPER stares at him. Trusting no one. PINE returns the gaze.

Steady. Calm.

ROPER:

Well whoever it was. They’re on

borrowed time. I don’t take to

traitors.

ROPER, wounded lion, prowls in his chair. PINE watches as the

plane continues over the mountains.

6 EXT. EASTERN TURKEY. MOUNTAIN AIRFIELD. DAY. 6

Remote landscape, a small airfield nestles tucked into the

folds of rock and ravine.

The private jet lands. And meeting them are three military

jeeps, driven by what seem to be British Army types, but on

closer inspection we see are mercenaries in standard

fatigues.

One man JASPER, walks out to greet ROPER.

JASPER:

Good trip sir?

ROPER:

Yes thank you Jasper. May I

introduce you to Andrew Birch the

director of Tradepass. We’ll be

facilitating Mr Birch’s sale

tonight.

JASPER:

Pleasure to meet you Mr Birch.

ROPER:

Mr Birch’s merchandise arrived from

Istanbul OK?

JASPER:

The trucks arrived this morning

sir. You missed a hell of a storm

last night.

PINE and ROPER climb into one car with JASPER; FRISKY, TABBY

and LANGBOURNE into another. The jeeps pour across the

airfield and into the mountains.

The Night Manager ep 5

7 I/E. JEEP. TURKISH MOUNTAIN ROAD. DAY. 7

PINE stares out the window. He passes small groups of

bedraggled refugees on the road, carrying what’s left of

their lives on shoulders and carts. JASPER sees PINE staring.

JASPER:

Refugee camps are all around here.

Syrian border’s a hundred miles to

the south.

ROPER:

Look at them. They come with

nothing, lives ripped apart, homes

destroyed. Meanwhile the taxis wait

on the main road for the Western

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David Farr

David Nelson Farr (born 1955) is an American business executive. He is the chairman and CEO of Emerson Electric Company, a Fortune 500 company. Farr has worked at the company since 1981. He is married with two children and is a resident of Ladue, Missouri. On October 25, 2011, IBM announced Farr was elected to its board of directors, and he joined the board on January 1, 2012. more…

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