The Secret of Crickley Hall  Season #1 Episode #3
Synopsis: 2012; Nearly a year after their son goes missing, Londoners Gabe and Eve Caleigh and their two daughters move to Crickley Hall. Gabe hopes a few months away from the city, will help his family heal. But it soon becomes apparent, their new home is haunted. 1943; Crickley Hall is an orphanage run by Augustus Cribben and his sister Magda. The orphans live in terror of the Cribbens, especially Augustus whose brutality knows no bounds. Nancy, the children's new tutor, is appalled by the abuse and determined to find a way to save them... Can these dark secrets of the past help the Caleigh's find their son?
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Actors: Suranne Jones, Tom Ellis, Douglas Henshall, David Warner
 
IMDB:
6.9
Year:
2012
59 min
299 Views

Loren grunts.

9 INT. CALLY’S BEDROOM - DAY 1 9

Gabe pulls the bedclothes from his four year old CALLY’s bed.

CALLY:

No.

Cally turns over.

GABE:

Cally come on!

CALLY:

No!

10 INT. GABE’S KITCHEN - DAY 1 10

Eve is dressed for work. Cam asleep on the sofa. Clyde

sniffing around.

GABE:

Dog’s up.

EVE:

Well thanks for coordinating everything

with such military precision.

GABE:

Go. I’ll get everyone where they have to

be.

EVE:

I’m walking away.

She kisses Gabe lightly. Scoops up Cam from the sofa.

EVE (cont'd)

Come on boy.

Eve’s taking Cam out when he cries out.

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CAM:

No! Daddy.

Eve turns back to allow Cam to claim his kiss from Gabe.

When Gabe separates, Cam reaches out to take his hand.

GABE:

He doesn’t want to go.

EVE:

He’s been saying for weeks he wants to

spend the day with me.

GABE:

But when it comes down to it ...

CAM:

I love you Daddy.

GABE:

Do I love him?

CAM:

Say it!

EVE:

We’re out of here.

Gabe mouths “I love you” to Cam. Cam reaches for Clyde.

CAM:

Bye.

Gabe is touched but a little unnerved. Cally stumbles into

view behind him.

CALLY:

Where’s breakfast?

GABE:

You want to help me look for it?

CALLY:

No.

11 INT. SCHOOL HALL - DAY 1

Eve meets parents at her school open day.

She keeps an eye on Cam who’s in the corner creche with other

little ones supervised by a teaching assistant.

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DISSOLVE TO:

The end of a frantic day. Eve picks up Cam from the teaching

assistant.

EVE:

I’ve lost the plot. I don’t know what day

of the week it is.

CAM:

Friday.

EVE:

Thank God.

TEACHING ASSISTANT

He’s gorgeous. He’s been no trouble at

all.

She plays with his little finger.

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Joe Ahearne

Joe Ahearne is a British television writer and director, best known for his work on several fantasy and science fiction based programmes including Ultraviolet, Apparitions and Doctor Who. He also wrote the screenplay for 2013 feature film Trance. more…

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