White Van Man script
White Van Man  Season #2 Episode #12 (2011)
Synopsis: White Van Man is a British sitcom that was created and was written by Adrian Poynton and first broadcast on BBC Three and BBC HD in 2011. It began screening in March 2011, becoming the highest-rated launch ever for a sitcom on BBC Three.

OLLIE *

(Sharp intake of breath)

Did you know?

LIZ:

What? No!

OLLIE:

It’ll be money. Work’s been quiet...

and since the baby came we’ve grown

more and more distant.

(Beat - angry again)

(MORE)

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OLLIE (CONT'D)

I wouldn’t mind if it was a bar job

or something

LIZ:

He’s banned from everywhere but The

Oak.

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OLLIE:

It’s just - the thought of him with

someone else - it makes me feel *

sick. *

LIZ:

Are you absolutely sure?

OLLIE:

I think so... I saw him, Liz.

LIZ:

(Tender)

That doesn’t mean you’re right.

Sleep on it... then talk to him. See

what he’s got to say...

OLLIE:

Maybe. Yeah. Thanks Liz. I just

needed to tell someone.

Unsure what else to do, OLLIE gives her a matey punch on

the shoulder. Liz can’t help but smile at the awkward

moment.

LIZ:

Anytime.

(Calling off)

Uncle Phil - I’m leaving - I’ve

Suddenly the DOOR opens and (carrying a box masking his

face) UNCLE PHIL enters from outside. *

LIZ (CONT’D)

Hi...

UNCLE PHIL:

Hi Liz. Ollie.

OLLIE:

Hi Phil.

(To Liz)

Were you just

LIZ:

(To Phil)

Have you been out? *

UNCLE PHIL:

Obviously. *

He disappears into the back room. OLLIE looks at LIZ,

smirking. She still looks a little lost.

OLLIE:

Have you been talking to -*

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LIZ:

No.

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OLLIE:

You have. You’ve been talking to

yourself She

pushes OLLIE out the door.

LIZ:

Go talk to Darren!

*

*

*

Embarrassed but smiling, she closes the door in his face.

FADE TO BLACK.

FADE IN:

207 EXT. TONY’S HOUSE - MORNING 4 - 08:00 207

DARREN leans against the VAN, smoking. The front door opensand OLLIE comes out. Seeing DARREN he stops. Beat oftension.

OLLIE:

Alright.

DARREN:

Alright.

(Beat)

Hey, turns out I do like Oxtail -

OLLIE:

(Cutting him off)

Get in the van.

OLLIE walks off to the driver’s side.

DARREN:

(Confused)

Okay...

CUT TO:

208 INT. THE WHITE VAN - DAY 4 - 08:10 208

OLLIE and DARREN drive along. Awkward silence.

DARREN:

I’ve got your phone...

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Adrian Poynton

Adrian Poynton (born 29 January 1979) is a British screenwriter, playwright, stand up comedian and occasional actor. He is best known as the creator and writer of BBC Three sitcom White Van Man and its American remake Family Tools. more…

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