Our Girl script
Our Girl  Season #2 Episode #5 (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. 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 as the masked men open fire.

MANSFIELD:

What the hell’s he doing?

IN:
10:00:02 EXT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. KENYAN/SOMALIA BORDER. DAY

Georgie is dragged across the compound. Her hood is removed and ABU raises his rifle and aims

at her.

GEORGIE (V.O.)

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

executed at sundown tomorrow…

IN:
10:00:08 INT. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. KENYAN/SOMALIA BORDER. DAY

Georgie is filmed.

GEORGIE:

If all Al Shabaab fighters are not released.

IN:
10:00:09 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

Abu holds Georgie’s dogtag aloft.

ABU:

Lance Corporal Georgie Lane

IN:
10:00:11 INT. CELL. AL SHABAAB COMPOUND. NIGHT

A gun is pointed and fired. Kicki has been shot. Georgie tries to save her.

IN:
10:00:14 INT. HELICOPTER. DAY

Elvis puts Georgie in the helicopter.

ELVIS:

(into mouth mic)

Extraction complete… Primary recovered, repeat

primary recovered.

(lifting his visor exposing his face for the

first time)

Georgie stares at him incredulously.

IN:
10:00:19 INT. PRESTON BARRACKS. COMMS ROOM. DAY

Georgie sits with James. Several other officers from CTC are in attendance. Brigadier Baxter has

arrived from London and he too sits facing them. Baxter is playing footage they all watch of CCTV

footage of Heathrow arrivals.

BAXTER:

Raynott re-entered the country on August 28th.

IN:
10:00:22 INT. COLE'S APARTMENT. MANCHESTER. NIGHT

Georgie tells Cole everything about Abu.

GEORGIE:

Language 10:
00:25 Abu's been following me and I'm shit scared cos I don't

know what to do.

IN:
10:00:27 EXT. STREET. MANCHESTER. DAY

We see Abu emerge from a building with Al-Shwadify and another two individuals, Naazir and Ike

ELVIS (V.O.)

The terror threat is now escalated to critical...

IN:
10:00:30 INT. BUS. DAY

Elvis sees the bomb in the rucksack

ELVIS (V.O.)

Attack expected imminently.

IN:
10:00:32 EXT. SHOPPING CENTRE. DAY

Abu trying to remotely detonate the bomb gets a message on phone ‘UNABLE TO CONNECT’

IN:
10:00:35 EXT. THE LANE'S HOUSE. GARDEN. EVENING

Georgie and Elvis are talking.

GEORGIE:

(freeing her hands)

I can't be happy with you again it's too late!

He grabs her, to hold her tight.

ELVIS:

Georgie don't go...

GEORGIE:

Elvis please!

IN:
10:00:43 EXT. ROOF GARDEN ON TOP OF COLE'S APARTMENT BLOCK. MANCHESTER. NIGHT

Georgie and Cole talking.

GEORGIE:

I'm leaving the army.

(off Cole’s look)

All I want to do is marry you.

They kiss.

FROM BLACK:

IN:
10:00:54 EXT. LONDON. NIGHT

Establisher

10:
00:54 On screen BBC logo

Music ‘Lazy Daze’ in: 10:00:57

IN:
10:00:58 INT/EXT. SHARD. LONDON. NIGHT

We see an amazing aerial view of London from inside the Shard. We find amongst the crowds

Cole and Georgie sitting at a table..

Music ‘Previously’ out: 10:01:02

COLE:

Wow… London looks incredible…

GEORGIE:

It's nice in here in it... Up in the clouds.

COLE:

Just a little pre wedding treat before the chaos begins.

GEORGIE:

Can't we just stay here forever? Away from the world.

Georgie looks up and sees 2 close protection officers standing by the entrance watching them.

This makes them both chuckle.

GEORGIE (CONT'D)

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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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