Our Girl script
Our Girl  Season #2 Episode #2 (2013)
Synopsis: Our Girl is a British television drama, which starred Lacey Turner as Molly Dawes (in its first series) a young adult from a lower class background who joins the British Army after deciding her life is going nowhere. A one-off special was broadcast on 24 March 2013 on BBC One, which saw Dawes make the decision to join the army, despite the protests of her protective family.

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Music ‘2OG1’ in: 10:00:00

PREVIOUSLY:

IN:
10:00:00 INT. GEORGIE'S BEDROOM. LANE'S HOUSE. NIGHT

Georgie in bed with Elvis.

ELVIS:

We're getting married tomorrow!

IN:
10:00:02 INT. MANCHESTER REGISTRY OFFICE. DAY

Friends and family have gathered. Clearly lots of army personnel. They all cheer and clap as

Georgie walks in on her father's arm, followed by her mum and sisters.

They all greet each other with hugs and kisses.

IN:
10:00:04 INT. MANCHESTER REGISTRY OFFICE. CORRIDOR. DAY

Georgie, tears in her eyes.

GEORGIE:

Tell me again.

JAMES:

He said that he can't go through with it.

IN:
10:00:07 INT. COOK HOUSE. PRESTON BARRACKS. DAY

Georgie is at a table, eating Captain James.

GEORGIE:

Why you going Kenya?

JAMES:

Outreach project in the refugee camps on the Somali

border.

IN:
10:00:12 EXT. MANCHESTER CANAL. DAY

Georgie and Cole walk along the riverside. They stop on the bridge.

COLE:

Well I hope you told 'em where to stick it.

GEORGIE:

Once we're married I won't be doing any more tours

away.

IN:
10:00:16 INT. ARMY BARRACKS. COMMS ROOM. DAY

The platoon have gathered for a briefing. Captain James stands up top with Kenyan Army officer,

Captain Osman.

JAMES:

We're going to be working closely with the Kenyan

N.G.O. Kenya Crisis Care.

IN:
10:00:20 EXT/INT. KENYA / ARMY TRUCKS. DAY

The large convoy of army trucks ride towards the camp. As they almost bounce down the

unmade road, she sees collections of huts, scores of people milling around, some throwing

glances at the army vehicle, others carrying on with their business.

OSMAN:

Generally inside the camps here they are hostile to the

military.

IN:
10:00:22 EXT. REFUGEE CAMP. DAY

A massive, sprawling vision of hell. The camp is home to thousands of people, and has it's own

infrastructure within the chaos.

We see the army trucks pulling into the camp.

IN:
10:00:24 EXT. REFUGEE CAMP. DAY

An explosion rocks the camp.

Kicki immediately assumes control.

KICKI:

(screams)

Come on move. We become a target here!

Georgie looks up at her, somewhat puzzled, before the sound of bullets flying through the air

towards them.

IN:
10:00:32 INT. KENYA CRISIS CARE/TRIAGE CENTRE. DAY

Georgie and Kicki are looking after the injured.

GEORGIE:

Where are the doctors?

KICKI:

Gone.

GEORGIE:

Gone?

Georgie clearly looks shocked.

KICKI (CONT'D)

That's the reality...

IN:
10:00:35 INT. MED-TENT. TEMPORARY BRITISH ARMY BASE. DAWN / DAY

James has called to see Georgie who has just woken up.

OSMAN:

They've taken Kicki.

IN:
10:00:37 EXT. KENYA CRISIS CARE TRIAGE CENTRE. DAY

Georgie attends to the sick people.

OSMAN:

They smashed their way into the Kenya Crisis Care

base...

IN:
10:00:39 INT. SIDIQ'S DWELLING. DAY

The guys enter the building. They blast the padlock open and head further

into the house.

IN:
10:00:41 INT. SIDIQ'S DWELLING. DAY

Georgie is with Jomo who is sitting in the bath, shaking and weeping inconsolably.

GEORGIE (CONT'D)

Was Kicki here?

Jomo nods. He points down towards the floor.

IN:
10:00:43 EXT/INT. KENYA CRISIS CARE AMBULANCE. DAY

Georgie is dealing with the Al Shabaab patient, continually checking all his signs are good.

GEORGIE:

He's crashed on me.

IN:
10:00:47 EXT. KENYA CRISIS CARE AMBULANCE/EXT. TOWN. DAY

A 4x4 pick up truck vehicle suddenly swings in front of the ambulance. The ambulance is forced

to stop. Georgie turns and sees Al Shabaab men including a masked Abu and Zeki open fire on

the ambulance. Mansfield pulls his weapon but before he can fire he is shot in the side.

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Tony Grounds

Tony Grounds is a British writer of television scripts. He was born in 1957 in East London. Described by The Independent (11 October 2002) as "the best TV writer of his generation", Grounds has written for all four of Britain's main channels. He started writing for the theatre, winning the Verity Bargate Award for Made in Spain, which was subsequently performed in London and published by Methuen. It was then filmed for ITV and transmitted in their Screenplay slot. There then followed stints on EastEnders and The Bill before he penned episodes of 'Chancer', which starred Clive Owen. more…

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