Our Girl script
Our Girl  Season #2 Episode #4 (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 ‘Previously’ in: 10:00:00

PREVIOUSLY:

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

Abu cocks his gun and points it at Georgie.

GEORGIE:

I am a medical person, I can help your brothers,

please… Please…

As a hood is pulled over her head Abu fires into the air.

IN:
10:00:05 INT. AL SHABAAB COMMS ROOM. DAY

Georgie searches the room.

GEORGIE (V.O.)

I saw photo's of a… a bird, a statue…

IN:
10:00:08 INT. HOTEL ANNEX. DAY

Payne, Hare, Wray and James with Georgie. A face is on the screen. It looks like Abu but

western, clean shaven, about 18, his 'leavers' photo from school. Quite quite different.

MAJOR HARE:

(reading)

Jason Raynott. Born, North London. University of

Manchester...

IN:
10:00:12 EXT. KENYA. DAY

An air strike blows up a farm in the distance. The soldiers dive for cover. Georgie and Elvis nod at

each other.

IN:
10:00:17 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:
10:00:21 EXT. GEORGIE'S/ELVIS’S BALCONY. NIGHT

Middle of the night. Georgie stares in amazement/confusion as she listens to Elvis.

ELVIS:

I promise you the first time I knew anything about the

baby was the knock at the door before our wedding.

IN:
10:00:24 INT. ELVIS' BEDROOM. HOTEL. NIGHT

Elvis is sitting on his bed. Georgie on top kissing him.

IN:
10:00:27 INT. MILITARY AIRPORT (UK). DAY

James stops Georgie as she is about the head home.

JAMES:

We're off to Syria in five weeks time. I'd like you with us

as our medic.

IN:
10:00:30 EXT. THE LANE'S HOUSE. MANCHESTER. DAY

Max, Grace, Marie, Lulu and Cole are all waiting at the front of the house as Georgie arrives. She

hugs Cole.

COLE (V.O.)

You are safe now.

IN:
10:00:34 INT. THE LANE'S HOUSE/GEORGIE'S BEDROOM. MANCHESTER. NIGHT

Georgie and Cole in bed together, both awake.

GEORGIE:

Am I?

FROM BLACK:

IN:
10:00:38 INT. SWIMMING POOL. DAY

We see Georgie swimming in the water. All is calm. She is clearing her head and happy.

Music ‘Previously’ out: 10:00:45

As she surfaces someone grabs her ankle from below, she screams.

Frantic, she kicks out and tries to spin around under the water to see her assailant.

Music ‘4OG01’ in: 10:01:01

She sees Abu is under the water and holding her ankle. In a suddenly panic she tries to free

herself but can't, finally she manages too.

She comes to the surface, breathes. Contentment turns to fear..

Close in on Georgie's agonised face

IN:
10:01:16 INT. BEDROOM. COLE'S APARTMENT. MANCHESTER. DAWN.

Georgie sits up with a start, as if breaking the surface, breathing desperately, she gulps in air.

After a beat Cole reaches out his arms and holds her tight, comforting. They lie wrapped in each

others arms.

Music ‘4OG01’ out: 10:01:21

COLE:

It’s okay. Come here. Come here. Come here. Sshh.

Sshh. Sshh… I got you. It’s ok. Sshh. Sshh. Sshh. I got

you. It’s okay. Sshh.

IN:
10:01:28 INT. COLE'S APARTMENT. KITCHEN. DAY

Morning. Georgie is scrambling eggs as Cole emerges from the bedroom in a towel. He reaches

for his phone, takes a sip of orange, then looks at her.

GEORGIE:

Oh, look at you in your six-pack.

COLE:

Well if you've got it.

Her phone goes. She checks the number, rolls her eyes and answers.

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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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