Our Girl script
Our Girl  Season #2 Episode #3 (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 ‘She moves in her own way’ in: 10:00:00 out: 10:00:10

PREVIOUSLY:

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

Georgie alone, headphones on, is singing along in her bed to the Kooks - their special song.

IN:
10:00:03 INT. ELVIS' CAR. DAY

Elvis is driving home, the Kooks plays over the sound system. Elvis gyrates in his seat - he

couldn't be happier.

Music ‘previously’ in: 10:00:06

IN:
10:00:09 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:
10:00:13 INT/EXT. MED-TENT. TEMPORARY BRITISH ARMY BASE. NIGHT

Georgie is sat on her bed, on her lap top. She is Skyping Cole... a calmness over her.

GEORGIE:

Let's just get married.

COLE:

I'm down for it!

IN:
10:00:16 EXT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. KENYAN/SOMALIA BORDER. DAY

Georgie is dragged across the compound. Her hood is removed.

GEORGIE (V.O.)

'I am a British citizen being held hostage and will be

executed at sundown tomorrow…

IN:
10:00:23 INT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. KENYAN/SOMALIA BORDER. DAY

Georgie is filmed.

GEORGIE:

If all Al Shabaab fighters are not released.'

IN:
10:00:24 EXT. COMPOUND. AL SHABAAB SAFEHOUSE. DAY

Zeki and Abu are sitting together eating.

ABU:

That's why that one white hostage yeah it should put us

on the front page.

IN:
10:00:26 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

Georgie is put in the cell. She sees Kicki crouched in the corner..

IN:
10:00:28 INT. TEMPORARY BRITISH ARMY BASE. COMMS TENT. DAY

James briefs 2 section and Osman.

JAMES:

The situation has now escalated.

IN:
10:00:30 EXT. TEMPORARY BRITISH ARMY BASE. DAY

Elvis, Spanner, Spunky and Jackson alight. James looks open mouthed as he sees it is Elvis

heading towards him.

JAMES (V.O.)

We're soon to be joined by special forces.

JAMES:

How can I possibly send you out on this?

ELVIS:

It has to be me.

IN:
10:00:35 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

Georgie talking to Kicki in whispers, clandestine.

GEORGIE:

If they knew that I was a soldier they'd behead me.

IN:
10:00:38 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

They force the door to the cell open.

IN:
10:00:39 INT. AL SHABAAB COMMS ROOM. DAY

Georgie searches the room.

IN:
10:00:42 EXT. AL SHABAAB SAFEHOUSE. DAY

One of the Al Shabaab men shuts the tailgate, Elvis shoots him in the head. The truck speeds

away.

IN:
10:00:47 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

Abu is holding the dog tags aloft. Georgie and Kicki now look in the pit of despair knows there's

nothing she can do.

ABU:

(reading the dog tags)

Lance Corporal Georgie Lane!

Zeki points the gun but clearly looks anxious. We see him swallowing hard. Kicki, frightened for

her life, gets onto her knees.

BANG! The guns is fired.

IN:
10:00:54 EXT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. DAY

Abu and Gaani are making their escape. Leaving Zeki behind.

ABU:

Be prepared to die yeah? Paradise awaits you, brother.

Praise be to Allah!

IN:
10:00:59 EXT. HELICOPTER/EXT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND/CELL. DAY

Elvis abseils from the helicopter.

Zeki is shot.

Georgie sees Zeki dead on the ground.

IN:
10:01:05 INT. HELICOPTER. DAY

Elvis puts Georgie in the helicopter.

ELVIS:

(into mouth mic)

Primary recovered, repeat primary recovered.

(lifting his visor exposing his face for the

first time)

Georgie stares at him incredulously before she leans forwards and punches him, hard in the face.

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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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