The Secret of Crickley Hall script
The Secret of Crickley Hall  Season #1 Episode #3 (2012)
Synopsis: The Secret of Crickley Hall is a BBC television adaptation by Joe Ahearne of the 2006 supernatural thriller novel of the same name written by the British author James Herbert. The series presents two parallel dramas. The main storyline, set in 2006, follows the events of the Caleigh family who rent Crickley Hall because Gabe Caleigh (Tom Ellis) gets a short contract in the area; the other is a series of flashbacks following events in 1943 when orphans – who have been evacuated from London during World War II – are living at Crickley Hall.

Loren grunts.

9 INT. CALLY’S BEDROOM - DAY 1 9

Gabe pulls the bedclothes from his four year old CALLY’s bed.

CALLY:

No.

Cally turns over.

GABE:

Cally come on!

CALLY:

No!

10 INT. GABE’S KITCHEN - DAY 1 10

Eve is dressed for work. Cam asleep on the sofa. Clyde

sniffing around.

GABE:

Dog’s up.

EVE:

Well thanks for coordinating everything

with such military precision.

GABE:

Go. I’ll get everyone where they have to

be.

EVE:

I’m walking away.

She kisses Gabe lightly. Scoops up Cam from the sofa.

EVE (cont'd)

Come on boy.

Eve’s taking Cam out when he cries out.

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CAM:

No! Daddy.

Eve turns back to allow Cam to claim his kiss from Gabe.

When Gabe separates, Cam reaches out to take his hand.

GABE:

He doesn’t want to go.

EVE:

He’s been saying for weeks he wants to

spend the day with me.

GABE:

But when it comes down to it ...

CAM:

I love you Daddy.

GABE:

Do I love him?

CAM:

Say it!

EVE:

We’re out of here.

Gabe mouths “I love you” to Cam. Cam reaches for Clyde.

CAM:

Bye.

Gabe is touched but a little unnerved. Cally stumbles into

view behind him.

CALLY:

Where’s breakfast?

GABE:

You want to help me look for it?

CALLY:

No.

11 INT. SCHOOL HALL - DAY 1

Eve meets parents at her school open day.

She keeps an eye on Cam who’s in the corner creche with other

little ones supervised by a teaching assistant.

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DISSOLVE TO:

The end of a frantic day. Eve picks up Cam from the teaching

assistant.

EVE:

I’ve lost the plot. I don’t know what day

of the week it is.

CAM:

Friday.

EVE:

Thank God.

TEACHING ASSISTANT

He’s gorgeous. He’s been no trouble at

all.

She plays with his little finger.

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Joe Ahearne

Joe Ahearne is a British television writer and director, best known for his work on several fantasy and science fiction based programmes including Ultraviolet, Apparitions and Doctor Who. He also wrote the screenplay for 2013 feature film Trance. more…

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