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Episode 2

Drama series following the interwoven love lives of three gay women in Glasgow. Frankie puts herself in danger as she follows a lead that might unravel the mystery of her past.


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-My aunt died.

-"It's Auntie Carol. Come home.

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"There's something I need to tell you face to face."

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-We haven't seen each other in two years, I thought...

-You'd waltz back in and everything would be OK?

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-Why are you in Glasgow?

-Frankie was two years ago. How much more ready can you be?

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Hi. You're Cat.

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I'm really sorry, I've got to dash. I'll catch you later?

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-Carol wanted to tell me something. Do you know what?

-If she had anything to say to you, she'd have told me.

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Have you checked out Lou Foster yet? Presents Afternoons with Lou and Tom.

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-Thought she'd be your type.

-She's everyone's type, but straight.

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I've wanted to kiss a woman forever. And you're gorgeous.

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-I really missed you.

-I really missed you, too.

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THIS PROGRAMME CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE & SCENES OF A SEXUAL NATURE

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ECSTATIC MOANING

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-Right about...

-SHE MOANS

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SHE MOANS

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So, how did you get to be so good at that?

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Er, I took classes at the local education college.

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SHE LAUGHS

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Shit. I've got to get to the studio. Sorry.

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So, then, what are you up to today?

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Er...usual hectic timetable.

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Dole office followed by a bit of lunchtime telly,

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-maybe an afternoon nap.

-Still no word from your agent?

-No.

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-I'm beginning to think I should just quit, try my hand at something else.

-Don't say that. Things will pick up.

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Actually, I was thinking, you know you mentioned two runners had dropped out of your show?

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Oh, you wouldn't want to do that. It's really shitty work.

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-You've got such a busy schedule, we'd get to spend more time together.

-Erm...

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-I'll put a word in with the production manager.

-OK.

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Tess, look, you wouldn't be able to tell anyone about us.

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-No. God, I completely understand. I'd say we were just friends.

-Great.

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SHE LOCKS THE DOOR

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SHOWER RUNS

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VIBRATOR BUZZES

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# This is my home

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# The place where I'm lonely

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# This is my home

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# The place where I'm lonely

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# Ghost...is...not...real

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# This is my home

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# The one and sweet home

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# Ghost...is...not...real

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# This is my home...

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-Morning!

-Tess, why is there a pair of dirty socks under the kitchen table?

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Er, they made a break for freedom

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-and escaped from the washing machine.

-I don't mean to seem rude, but can you put things away?

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-This has been here so long, it's virtually an installation!

-Look at me, putting them away. There you go.

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Look, you don't have to go to the funeral if you don't want to. You don't owe Frankie anything.

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It's her aunt's funeral and I want to be a grown-up about this.

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I've avoided her long enough. If I want to move on,

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I need to be able to be around her without it doing my head in. How was your night?

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Let's just say I didn't get much sleep.

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-Has she gone down on you yet?

-Look, it's her first time with a woman. She's bound to be anxious.

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-Doesn't make her straight.

-So she's a total pillow princess and you're putting in all the elbow grease.

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Well, at least I'm not sitting round moping about Chloe anymore.

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And she's trying to get me a job at her show,

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-so she's obviously not that uptight about us.

-She's going to tell people she's seeing you?

-No. But...

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Why don't you ask her to dinner with Ed and me? Something low-key, coax her out of the closet.

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Good idea. Maybe I will.

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CAMERA CLICKS

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We're going to be late. It starts in half an hour.

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It's not like my family can form a worse impression of me.

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You are all right, aren't you? I mean, about going to this?

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Yeah, fine, I liked your aunt. I'm happy to pay my respects.

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-Nice outfit.

-What, this? I just drag it out of the cupboard for funerals and interviews.

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I see you dressed for the occasion.

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Well, I was going to wear the twinset and pearls but I thought better of it.

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Excuse me. Could you tell me where I could find the production manager, Mark Simons?

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Just down there. Short, stocky guy.

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Fuck him! No, seriously, fuck him!

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He should be paying me for staring at his great big fat fucking face!

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Well, he can fuck off, then!

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-Tell him from me, Mark said fuck off!

-Hi.

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-Hang on, Jerry.

-I'm Tess Roberts. Lou Foster mentioned me about the runner's job.

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-Yeah, I remember. The actress.

-That's what I've been doing but...

-Can you make tea?

-Yeah.

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-Can you start today? I've had two idiots bail on me.

-Yeah.

-Great. See the production secretary.

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Then find Jamie, the other runner. He'll show you the ropes.

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Oh, and when you find that no-good son of mine, if he's listening to his iPod and reading magazines,

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tell the lazy little shit to do some fucking work!

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Sorry, Jerry.

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Mostly people just ask you to get shit, like drinks and stuff.

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But they always want it yesterday, cos it's live television

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so they're always freaking out.

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Ah, and you have to wear this.

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So they know you're a runner.

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May we who mourn be reunited one day with Carol.

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Together, may we meet Jesus Christ when he who is our life...

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You don't have to do this.

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We read in the sacred scripture...

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No, sod it. I'm here now.

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..says the Lord,

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inherit the kingdom prepared for you since the foundation of the world

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in sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life through our Lord, Jesus Christ.

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We commend to almighty God our sister, Carol,

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and we commit her body to the ground, its resting place.

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Earth to earth. Ashes to ashes.

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Dust to dust.

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The Lord bless her and keep her.

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The Lord make his face to shine upon her

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-and be gracious to her.

-Wait here.

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-Frankie!

-The Lord lift up his countenance upon her and give her peace.

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-Can I have that, please?

-No.

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Forget it!

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LOW CHATTER

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They always look like that.

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-Brassy and vacuous. Bet he had that one on the go while she was dying.

-What does she see in him?

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He can be quite charming when you first meet him. Takes a while to realise he's a piece of work.

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Hi, Frankie. Cat. Thought it was you.

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-How are you?

-I'm fine, thanks. I'm sorry about your mum.

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She was always lovely to me.

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Thanks. I thought it might be easier cos we knew she was ill for a long time before she died,

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-but it doesn't really make any difference.

-How long?

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-How long was she ill for, Karen?

-We didn't know where you were.

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Found me when you wanted to, though, didn't you? Did he tell you not to contact me?

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Frankie, don't. He's not like he is with you with me. We get on.

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Yeah, I noticed. You haven't been written out of history like I have.

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-I would've put pictures of you up, but we don't have them.

-He got rid of them?

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No. She did. The album she made of you as a kid, it's gone.

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She told the lawyer handling the will to send it to someone.

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-Who the hell would want my photos?

-I don't know.

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-Does he know where they are?

-No. I asked him and he doesn't.

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Look, I really need to go and say hello to people.

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See you later. OK?

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MUFFLED VOICES

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-No, this girl was saying...

-Hi.

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-Oh! Hi.

-They said you wanted a coffee.

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Thanks. I, er, didn't think they'd get you started so soon.

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Well, Mark was stressed about losing the other runner, so...

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Mark's generally stressed about something.

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Sorry, erm, Tom, this is Tess.

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-Hi.

-Tess is an old school friend and an actress. She's going to be doing a bit of running for the show

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-while she's resting.

-Old school chums, eh? So, what was Lou like at school?

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-I bet she was a bit of a heartbreaker.

-Don't be silly, Tom, I was no such thing.

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-Come on!

-Tom, don't you have to get to makeup? We're on in an hour.

-Yes.

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I'll leave you two to reminisce about the good old days. Nice to meet you, Tess.

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I'll, er, see you later, alligator.

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You two seem to get on well.

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Oh, you're not jealous of Tom, are you?

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He's sweet, but he looks like a potato.

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-I couldn't blame him if he did fancy you.

-Tess! What are you doing?

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-Sorry. The door was shut, I thought...

-You thought wrong!

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-If someone came in, it'd be all over the studio in two minutes!

-I'm sorry. I won't do it again.

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I guess I'll see you later.

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-Erm, is it all right if I leave my bag here?

-Yeah, it's fine.

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LOW CHATTER

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Look at him. Doing the nice guy routine.

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-Can't believe he didn't want me to know my aunt was ill.

-I'll get you a glass.

-I'm fine with this.

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What? I won't be getting any inheritance. Might as well cash in.

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-I think we should go now.

-You know, you are looking really good in that.

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What are you doing?

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Remember when we got these?

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I never thought you'd go through with it.

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-Frankie, stop.

-Come on, we're making their day.

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I said stop!

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Outside! Now!

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What is wrong with you?

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-We didn't bring you up to be like this!

-You did not bring me up at all!

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I don't know why you bothered to come. She didn't love you, you know? Not like her own kid.

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Even as a little girl, it was obvious you were damaged goods.

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Fuck you!

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Yep. No worries. I'm on it. Right, OK, the celebrity booker needs a latte

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and a special macchiato and a decaf frappe cappuccino for her guests.

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Oh, and Bob the cameraman wants a skinny cinnamon latte.

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Right, I've got to get back, they probably need me on the floor.

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Oh, shit. What was...

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Excuse me, do you know where I'll find Bob the cameraman?

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Over there, doll. He's the good-looking bastard with the blond hair.

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-Can't miss him.

-OK. Thanks.

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Excuse me. Coming through.

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-So, how are things going with your girlfriend?

-Which one?

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-THEY LAUGH

-Coming through.

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-He said he was coming through. She didn't get out of the way.

-Jesus.

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Jesus! What the fuck are you doing?

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I was just trying to get Bob's coffee order.

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Coffee? Do you know how much this is worth?

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Thanks to you, I have to do a wedding cake feature without a cake!

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Erm, I think the bottom tier's OK, actually.

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Are you OK?

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I went to live with him when I was three, I'm used to it.

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That's doesn't make it all right.

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He's hiding something from me, I know he is.

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-Don't let him get to you. That's what he wants.

-What do you know?

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I know what difficult families are like.

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Oh, really? What did yours do? Cheat at Monopoly? Or send you to ballet classes?

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I know you're upset.

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I came here because I want to help and taking things out on me isn't going to make it better.

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You're all so fucking reasonable, aren't you? What makes you think you're qualified to help anyone?

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Do you know how much I missed you?

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Now I wonder why I bothered.

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-SHE LOCKS THE DOOR

-Are you OK?

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-Erm, I just came to get my bag.

-You don't want to take any notice of what Mark says.

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-He's like that with everyone.

-Yeah.

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Come here.

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-Come on.

-Oh, so this is OK now, is it?

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It isn't just about me, it's about you, too.

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If the tabloids got hold of this, you'd be miserable, too. Come on, don't be angry. I'm sorry.

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How about... you come over to mine tonight

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and...I can make it up to you.

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Actually, I was thinking maybe you come to mine, have dinner with Ed and Cat. They'd love to meet you.

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-Yeah, right, why not?

-Amazing.

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Hi, Tess. Not great.

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Bloody Frankie, that's what. I'd forgotten how totally impossible she is.

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I'll tell you about it later.

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Lou? Tonight?

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No, no, that's fine. OK, I'll see you then. Bye.

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Hey! Hey! Hey, give it back!

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Give me...it back! Give me my phone!

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-Hey!

-Stop hitting me! Argh! Stop hitting me!

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This is bloody ridiculous! I'm the victim here! You can't genuinely be taking him seriously.

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-The situation is this. Because he's saying you assaulted him...

-Assault?

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I was trying to retrieve my mobile which he stole from me!

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Is everything all right here?

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We brought in a Peter McGuigan, sarge. He's alleging this lady assaulted him.

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-She says she only hit him after he stole...

-There's no "she said" about it. He did steal my mobile.

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-Why don't you two go and talk to Peter and I'll deal with this.

-Whatever you say, sarge.

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-Are you OK?

-Oh, yeah. I love it when I'm the victim of a crime and then I get interrogated.

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They didn't rough you up, did they? You know what the police are like.

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Oh, you've come to gloat. It's not enough that some little shit steals from me, now you're laughing at me.

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-Thought you might need my help. I can go...

-You have a habit of walking out.

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-Only when people imply I'm a thug on the very first date.

-Look, for what it's worth,

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I'd had a shit day, and I really liked you, so I got nervous and I messed things up. It's not a crime!

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Just for the record, I don't usually behave like a freak!

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-Apart from beating up minors?

-He stole my mobile!

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Look, I know the boy. He's always on the rob, and mobiles are his speciality.

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With his record, he isn't going to get very far with this assault story.

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Oh, so I'm not going to be charged with anything?

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Not unless you've got a history of violence.

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My officers will just need to take a statement and then you're out of here.

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Thanks for looking out for me. You don't have to do that.

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Sorry about having a go earlier. I was a nightmare date.

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And it isn't a crime not to fancy someone.

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I never said I didn't fancy you.

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How about another date tomorrow?

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Wine's in the fridge, trifle's in the fridge, lasagne's ready in ten minutes.

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Shit. I need to put the nuts on the trifle. Where are the nuts?

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-Don't tell me I left my shopping in the supermarket again.

-That's a disaster.

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If my girlfriend served me trifle with no nuts, ooh, that would be it.

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Don't take the piss, I want it to be nice.

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And don't call her my girlfriend. We're not at that stage. Damn it, where are they?

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I love you, you're a genius.

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-If you grumble about the mess, I'm going to call the police.

-Ha-ha.

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So what was the argument with your uncle about?

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I think we can safely say I'm a disappointment to him.

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Which is good, because if he approved of me, I'd be really worried.

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How did it go with Cat?

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-Shit.

-Is that all I get? Shit?

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What is this, on the coach with Jay Adams?

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I'm bored of me. Tell me about you. How's the gripping world of architecture?

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Great, yeah. I skived off this afternoon, went shopping.

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Yeah, I can see you in these.

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-It's a different look, but definitely good.

-Yes, yes. They're for Becky.

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It's our two-year anniversary tomorrow.

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-32C?

-Mm-hm.

-Nice.

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Well, these are obviously her present for you. Did you get her anything?

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-Jesus! I've never known you buy a woman a hamburger before!

-Becky's different.

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Look at Jay, gone all romantic.

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We should get you an Enrique Iglesias album.

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Yeah, yeah, piss off.

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Seriously, though, how come Becky's the one?

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I don't know. She doesn't let me get away with any crap, for a start.

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She can drink me under the table. She's smart.

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I don't know. I'm just in love with her. You can't explain that, can you?

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Go on, then, slay me. I know you want to.

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No, I get it.

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-So is this it, then? Marriage, kids, mortgage, all that?

-Yeah.

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Yeah, I guess it is.

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Listen, I'm 30, right? I can't shag around forever.

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-Ed, fingers!

-You realise you sound exactly like mum?

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-We do have a real life celebrity coming. She doesn't want your dirty mess on her food.

-I'm not dirty.

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-I haven't even pleasured myself today.

-Way, way too much information.

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Well, I think we're going to way too much trouble for someone who won't even admit she's seeing Tess.

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Oh! You're total heroes!

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-How do I look?

-Gorgeous.

-Great.

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Right, er, she's late. I'm going to put the lasagne on the table

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-and then we can eat once she gets here.

-MOBILE PHONE RINGS

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She probably can't find the flat.

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Hi! Are you lost?

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Oh, right. Right, OK. Erm...

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Well, if you're sure...

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Yeah.

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Yeah, OK, I'll see you tomorrow.

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OK, bye.

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Erm...

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She's not coming.

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-You're kidding?

-No, she said she's exhausted.

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Oh, come on. Too exhausted to eat a bit of dinner? That's totally lame.

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Yeah, erm... Maybe I pushed her too hard, I don't know.

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-Don't do that. That's what I did with Frankie, blamed myself for her crap behaviour.

-Lou isn't Frankie.

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-Yeah, but...

-Just leave it, OK?

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DOOR SLAMS

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Karen, hi, it's Frankie. Yeah, I'm all right. I was wondering if you could remember the name

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of the lawyer that's dealing with Auntie's will. Yeah.

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-If the cop rings and you miss her call, she will leave a message.

-But you think she will ring?

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-Not at eight in the morning. Not unless she's a stalker.

-I just want things to be easy this time.

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Come on, what do you reckon? Afternoon? Just before she wants to meet?

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-I really don't know, Cat.

-Sorry. Are you OK?

-Yeah, great!

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My bright idea to mix business with pleasure is really working out.

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-You going to talk to her about last night?

-I don't know what I'm going to do

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and I'm really not in the mood for a lecture.

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Where's my mobile?

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WASHING MACHINE CLUNKS

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Erm...

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KNOCK AT DOOR

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Look, I'm sorry about last night.

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But I told you where I'm at right now and if you can't handle it,

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-there's nothing I can do about it.

-It just would've been nice to have a bit of notice, that's all.

-Sorry.

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I just didn't realise how I felt until I got home and I was just so tired, I needed an early night.

0:25:590:26:05

-Thinking of starting a family?

-What? Oh, no.

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We're interviewing the author this afternoon. She's some bloody boring child psychologist.

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Oh, I'm surprised to see you in one piece this morning. Bob drank so much he's called in sick.

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-You could always dial 999.

-Ha-ha.

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-Can I borrow your mobile?

-I swear, the devil sends these interns here to distract me.

0:26:520:26:57

No, they're sent here to learn, and I hired her so no leading her astray.

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-You spoil all my fun.

-Mobile!

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Send the cop my love.

0:27:060:27:08

-So, how can I help you?

-Apparently, my aunt asked you to send someone a photo album after she died.

0:27:100:27:16

-Yes, I remember.

-They sent me to fix the problem with the windows.

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I'm with a client. I'll be out of the office later, you can do it then.

0:27:200:27:24

-Sorry, you were saying.

-The photo album. I want to know who she sent it to.

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Your aunt was very explicit about not passing that information on.

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But I'm her niece. She brought me up.

0:27:350:27:38

-It's my childhood photo album.

-That doesn't make any difference.

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-She was my client and I'm legally obliged to respect her wishes.

-You're joking, right?

-I'm afraid not.

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I can find someone to help you contest the will if you like.

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-But that can be a lengthy procedure.

-And some rich twat lines their pockets?

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Piss off. I'll find out some other way.

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-Haven't you rung yet?

-I'm going to look like an idiot!

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-Yesterday my mobile was stolen, today it's in the wash.

-Give me that.

0:28:120:28:16

-Wha... What are you doing? Jay!

-I need my phone back.

0:28:160:28:19

-You're going to be in here all day.

-No, no, no!

-Hi. Hi.

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-Can I speak to Detective Sergeant Murray, please?

-Oh, God.

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Thanks.

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Hello?

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Hi. It's Cat.

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That's you, mate.

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Hey. I want you to do me a favour.

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Well, I don't even know you.

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Well, I'd be very...very grateful.

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I need a name and address.

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Why do I always end up with women who treat me like shit?

0:29:020:29:06

Well, I'm not going to stand for it this time.

0:29:080:29:12

-Oh, I've got to go. Bye. Sorry, I was...

-Getting paid to chat to your mates, I can see that.

0:29:120:29:16

Look, the celebrity booker's sick. We need someone to get out to the airport and pick up Marie Chambers.

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Her flight's delayed, so get a taxi ASAP and get her back here fast.

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And no mistakes this time! Another fiasco like yesterday and you're out of a job.

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Erm...

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PHONE RINGS

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"Hi, this is Cat. Leave me a message."

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-Name's Annie Cawthorne. That's an address.

-Great. Thank you.

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It's a pretty rough estate on the Southside.

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-So what's this all about, anyway?

-Oh, just some boring family stuff.

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-You wouldn't be interested.

-I might be.

0:30:100:30:13

Why don't you, er, tell me about it over a pint?

0:30:130:30:15

Sorry, can't. Places to go, people to see.

0:30:150:30:19

-But I thought you said that we were going...

-I said that I'd be very grateful. And I am. So thank you.

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-Bitch.

-Tell me something I don't know.

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I just really want it to go well this time. I'm hopeless at flirting.

0:30:340:30:38

I get nervous and then I get too heavy.

0:30:380:30:41

-Please, come on, Jay, you're great at this stuff.

-OK! OK.

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Why not try asking her what's the most interesting thing she's ever done with her truncheon.

0:30:450:30:51

-Jay, I am serious.

-All right, I'm being serious now. General knowledge.

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-What's the capital of Australia?

-I hate you. I really hate you.

-It's interesting!

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Most people think it's Sydney. But it's not.

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Marie...

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Erm...

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Excuse me. Are you... Are you Marie Chambers?

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-Marie Chambers?

-Yes. I heard you the first time.

-Sorry.

-I'm not bloody deaf.

0:31:470:31:53

Ooh! Erm, are you OK? Are you OK? I'll just...

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It's just this way. Just...

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Oh! Wobbly lino. Somebody should do something about that.

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DISTANT SIREN

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SHE KNOCKS ON DOOR

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Hello?

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Hello?

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No, wait!

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Wait! I just want to talk to you!

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Hi, Mark, it's Tess again. Listen, I think....

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Don't think! Just get her the fuck over here! We go live in 20 minutes!

0:34:320:34:35

"Hi, this is Cat. Leave me a message."

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We're really late and you're on the air in, like, ten minutes.

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Why don't you take a seat here?

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And...erm... I'll go and see about the drink.

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Marie? Erm...Dr Chambers?

0:35:280:35:32

-Shit. You are really late.

-SHE SNORES

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-What's up with her?

-She's drunk! She can't go on.

0:35:370:35:40

-Shit. Shit, shit, shit, shit, shit.

-"Two minute call for Marie Chambers."

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-What are we going to do?

-You do it.

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-What?

-You're an actress. You do it.

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It's only daytime telly. I was an ASBO teen on a difficult neighbours feature. It was fine!

0:35:500:35:55

Just...make some shit up. Or do you want to get the sack?

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-Cos you so will.

-SHE SNORES

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If they go live without a guest, Lou will fall apart.

0:36:010:36:05

"Marie Chambers due on set."

0:36:050:36:07

-Have you actually read this?

-Aye. Shite.

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"VT due to end in ten, nine, eight,

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"seven, six, five,

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"four, three..."

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-"OK, and Marie's all set. Let's go to introductions."

-Today's phone-in feature

0:36:240:36:29

is with Marie Chambers, the award-winning author of The Crucial Years - Your Child From 0 To 7.

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I'm sure you're all dying to meet her. Come on in, Marie.

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Marie's drunk. Trust me, I'll get you through.

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Well, Marie, it's a pleasure to finally meet you.

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Tom and I are huge fans of your work and we're delighted you're here today.

0:36:500:36:54

-Thank you. I'm delighted to be here.

-"OK, Lou, we're running late, let's go to phone-in."

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Right, I know loads of our viewers will want to talk to you. Shall we see who has the first question?

0:36:580:37:04

-We have Lyn from Balmedie on line one.

-Hi, Lyn.

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-Hi, Lyn.

-Hi, Lyn.

-"Hi, Marie. My little boy is four months old

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"but he still cries continuously through the night.

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-"I was wondering what you'd suggest. We're getting desperate."

-Well...

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I can imagine if someone kept me up all night, I'd be pretty desperate, too.

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Unless they were hot, obviously. I mean a hot adult, not a baby.

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Anyway, erm, what I would suggest is reading to him.

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That should settle him. Has he heard Watership Down?

0:37:390:37:43

-"He's four months old."

-Yeah, well, advanced literature can be extremely stimulating to the young mind.

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It's like people in comas, isn't it? They don't seem... like they're listening...

0:37:500:37:56

..but they are.

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Anyway, thank you, Lyn. We've now got Joanne from Stromeferry.

0:38:000:38:04

-Hi, Joanne.

-"Hi, Marie. My son, Johnny, is seven and he's constantly acting out.

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-"We've tried to give him reassurance but he's not getting any better."

-Well, it sounds like Johnny's

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a bit of a handful. Some kids are just brats, aren't they, and there's not much you can do about it,

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except maybe, er, boarding school. That would... Or a really scary nanny.

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"OK, wrap it up! She's not Marie Chambers! Run the bloody makeup feature!"

0:38:280:38:31

Well, thank you, Marie. That was enlightening, but I'm afraid it's all we've got time for.

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Now let's take a wee look at how Julianne got on with her makeover from earlier on.

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Have you lost your mind?! What the fuck were you thinking?!

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-Marie was drunk. I tried to tell you.

-Not bloody hard enough, obviously!

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Jesus! Where did you come from?!

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You're an imbecile. Get out. You're sacked!

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I never want to see your face again!

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-Hey.

-Hey.

-Someone's looking sharp.

0:39:110:39:14

Don't I always? I'm picking Becky up from work. It's our anniversary dinner and I am late.

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-Help yourself to anything you want.

-Actually, I want Cat's new address.

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-I was going to ask her about something.

-It's 92 McClure Street, but it's not the best night.

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-She's on another date with that cop.

-Whatever. It can wait.

-Laters.

0:39:280:39:33

Hey. I, er, heard about what happened with Mark. I'm really sorry.

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Sod it, I don't care about this stupid job. It was never going anywhere.

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What I am upset about is you lying to me.

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Well, hang on a second, I was tired but then...

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So you thought you'd blow me out and make me look like a fool in front of all my friends?

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It's one thing you saying I'm your school chum, it's a whole other thing you bullshitting me.

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And by the way, I don't give a shit about what the tabloids say.

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It's you who's the coward here, because that's what it comes down to, you're a complete coward.

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LOU SOBS

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Come on, don't cry.

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No, you're right. I am a coward.

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Look, I was going to come last night, I really was. I got ready and then I just bottled it.

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I felt terrible, and that's why I went for a drink.

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But if you're fed up with me, I'd understand.

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I never said that.

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It's OK.

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-It's not like I'm perfect.

-SHE LAUGHS

-No, but you're very funny.

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-It wasn't funny, it was lunatic.

-Well, you were a damn sight more interesting than she would've been.

0:41:010:41:07

Erm...

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Look, Tess...

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-..I do really like you, you know?

-I really like you, too.

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-KNOCK AT DOOR

-Lou!

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THEY LAUGH

0:41:360:41:39

-Lou, are you there?

-Shit!

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-Want to come back to mine?

-Sure.

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DOOR BUZZER

0:42:050:42:07

Can I come in?

0:42:180:42:20

-I tried to call.

-Oh. Tess put my mobile in the washing machine.

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SHE LAUGHS

0:42:320:42:33

Er, I'm here because I wanted to ask you something.

0:42:400:42:43

-Do you remember my auntie ever talking about an Annie Cawthorne?

-Don't think so. Why?

0:42:430:42:48

It's a bit of a long story. Do you want to go for a drink? I owe you a pint after yesterday.

0:42:480:42:52

-Sorry, I can't, I'm going out.

-Oh, come on!

0:42:520:42:55

-I'm not being funny, but you're not seriously interested in a cop, are you?

-So you know I'm going on a date.

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-But you thought you'd just turn up anyway.

-Like I said, I needed to ask you something.

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I can't believe you. Shame you weren't ever this interested when you had my full attention.

0:43:070:43:11

Yeah, I should go. I'll fill you in another time.

0:43:130:43:16

Wait. Seeing as you're here, there's something I want to ask you.

0:43:160:43:20

Why did you do it, Frankie? Why did you get me to leave my girlfriend and then piss off to the States?

0:43:200:43:25

-I told you, I wasn't ready.

-Yeah, I remember.

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Only you persuaded me, you pursued me.

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So "I wasn't ready" doesn't really make sense.

0:43:320:43:34

-You weren't going to stay with her anyway.

-Ah, and that makes it OK, does it?

-I'm sorry.

0:43:340:43:39

For fucking me over or for being a fuck up? If you want company, go and shag that receptionist.

0:43:390:43:44

Or is she another one of your hit and runs? Anyway, like I said, I have to go out.

0:43:440:43:48

And yeah, I do want to date a cop. She's honest and kind. And that's what I'm after these days.

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DOOR SHUTS

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So, why architecture?

0:44:300:44:32

Well, I'm quite arty, so I like that about it.

0:44:320:44:37

And you need to be precise, so that's good.

0:44:370:44:41

I'm very tidy. I even iron my socks. I drive my flatmate mad.

0:44:410:44:46

-Are you OK?

-Yeah, fine. Why?

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You just seem a bit anxious, that's all.

0:44:500:44:53

Sorry. It's not you, I'm just... Dates make me nervous.

0:44:540:45:00

I'm bad at small talk, hopeless at flirting and I haven't been on one in a while, so I'm really rusty.

0:45:000:45:05

That's OK. I tried on four different outfits before I came out

0:45:050:45:08

-and then I nearly left the price tag in my shirt.

-How much did you cost?

0:45:080:45:12

£34.99. I'm very affordable. Almost a bargain.

0:45:120:45:15

Well, it looks great on you.

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-The shirt.

-So you can flirt.

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-That's not very advanced.

-Maybe you just need some more practice.

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-Try me again.

-Great smile.

0:45:250:45:29

Yep, you're coming along very nicely.

0:45:330:45:35

So how come you haven't dated in a while?

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I had a really bad breakup with someone, my best friend, in fact.

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We got involved and it sort of crashed and burned.

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The ex you'd run into the last time we had a drink.

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But you're over it now?

0:45:540:45:57

Yep, I think I really am.

0:45:580:46:01

I'm fed up of making the same mistakes. I want to date someone well-adjusted for a change.

0:46:010:46:06

Sounds like a good plan. I should fix you up with someone.

0:46:060:46:09

# Crashing

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# And crashing

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# Crashing

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# And crashing

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# Picking up

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# The glittering parcel

0:46:270:46:31

Actually, I'm...I'm really glad we're giving this another go.

0:46:360:46:40

That is such a relief, cos I'm bursting for the loo

0:46:400:46:43

and I was really worried you wouldn't be here when I got back.

0:46:430:46:47

-SHE LAUGHS

-I'm not going anywhere.

0:46:470:46:51

# Crashing and crashing

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# Shouldn't do it

0:47:000:47:03

# Shouldn't do it

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# Shouldn't do it

0:47:050:47:08

# Shouldn't do it

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# I never had the patience

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# For the lure of the west

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# Never had the patience

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# For the lure of the west

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# The look of love

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# Is a 20-20 vision converter

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# The look of love

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# Is a stone cold sucker's illusion

0:47:580:48:03

# God of magic

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# God, you are magic

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# So damn cold

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TESS MOANS ECSTATICALLY

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Turn over.

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# The frost and the fire

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# The fire and the frost

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# The fire and the frost

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# It's not the man

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# It's not the man

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# It's not the man, it's the sun

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# And I never had the patience

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# For the lure of the west

0:49:010:49:04

# No, I never had the patience

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# For the lure of the west

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Any good?

0:49:250:49:27

Nah. Horoscopes are bollocks, but I like them because I'm Scorpio.

0:49:290:49:36

Apparently, I'm mysterious and sexy.

0:49:360:49:39

If I was a Virgo, I'd probably hate them.

0:49:400:49:43

-What are you?

-Virgo. SHE LAUGHS

0:49:440:49:48

Sod it. Tact's never been my strong suit, but life's too short to get embarrassed, don't you think?

0:49:480:49:53

So do you often steal stuff?

0:49:540:49:57

Yeah, all the time. Although, I'm very ethical.

0:49:580:50:03

I only rob from the big chains and the rich.

0:50:030:50:05

-Sort of a modern-day Robin Hood?

-Ooh! I like that!

0:50:050:50:10

-Next time I get nicked, that's what I'm going to tell them.

-So is there a Maid Marian?

0:50:110:50:16

-What makes you think I don't fuck my merry men?

-Call is female intuition.

0:50:190:50:23

Nah. There's no Maid Marian.

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I think she might cramp my style.

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-I'm Sadie, by the way.

-Frankie.

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FRANKIE LAUGHS

0:50:400:50:42

Nice pad.

0:50:480:50:50

Well, you weren't kidding when you said you were tidy.

0:50:540:50:58

Do you want a drink? I've got tea, coffee, beer, wine.

0:51:000:51:04

A beer. A beer would be great, thank you.

0:51:040:51:06

-Casing the joint?

-Nah. I'm just nosy.

0:51:070:51:11

-So does he rent or is it on a mortgage?

-What?

0:51:170:51:21

Sorry. I'm an estate agent.

0:51:210:51:23

I guess you must have to be quite brave doing your job.

0:51:230:51:27

-SHE LAUGHS

-No, not really.

0:51:270:51:30

I'm a DS, Detective Sergeant, so mostly I just sit behind a desk and get other people to be brave for me.

0:51:300:51:36

I remember when I first joined up and I was on the beat and I get a call to chase a suspect

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so I'm running around, I'm trying to find him and then I suddenly thought,

0:51:450:51:50

"Shit, what am I going to do if I actually catch him?"

0:51:500:51:53

-So what do you do?

-I'm a photographer.

0:51:530:51:56

Oh. That's much more glamorous.

0:51:560:51:59

And did you catch him?

0:51:590:52:02

No. I stopped looking and hid behind some bushes.

0:52:020:52:07

But you still made detective.

0:52:070:52:09

Yeah, I guess I'm pretty good at lots of other things.

0:52:090:52:14

-I'm very photogenic. Do you want to take some snaps?

-I don't mix business with pleasure.

0:52:150:52:21

Were you hoping for stories of how big and butch I am?

0:52:210:52:24

Not really. I think, if you were genuinely fearless, it might be a bit intimidating.

0:52:250:52:31

You're right. Look at me, boring on about work.

0:52:310:52:35

So, what shall we do instead, I wonder?

0:52:370:52:40

-Fancy a fuck?

-Always.

0:52:400:52:45

I can be brave sometimes.

0:52:460:52:49

Yeah?

0:52:490:52:51

ECSTATIC MOANING

0:53:030:53:06

ECSTATIC MOANING

0:53:130:53:15

-MUFFLED MOANS

-Do you think they're ever going to stop?

0:53:210:53:24

Maybe we should make our own noise.

0:53:260:53:29

-Drown them out.

-Jay.

0:53:290:53:32

I've got to get up in five hours.

0:53:320:53:34

SHE SCREAMS AND MOANS

0:53:370:53:39

Shall I call you a cab?

0:54:200:54:22

I didn't bring any cash with me. Do you mind if I kip here?

0:54:220:54:26

Yeah, whatever.

0:54:290:54:31

MUFFLED VOICES

0:55:050:55:08

It's gone. It was in the bathroom. I put it back in its box.

0:55:100:55:13

It must be here. A necklace doesn't just go walkabout.

0:55:130:55:17

-It isn't cos I've looked everywhere.

-Who the hell could've taken it?

0:55:170:55:20

-Frankie wouldn't have touched it.

-She had someone here last night.

0:55:200:55:25

Morning.

0:55:520:55:54

Morning.

0:55:550:55:56

-I wouldn't take you for the tattoo type.

-Oh, I'm not really.

0:56:010:56:06

It wasn't my idea.

0:56:080:56:10

Whose was it?

0:56:120:56:14

No-one important.

0:56:230:56:25

Cat, this is Frankie. She'll be doing the photos for our brochure.

0:56:330:56:37

Something was sent here. A photo album sent to Annie Cawthorne.

0:56:370:56:40

Tell me why the hell you were there.

0:56:400:56:43

-I know this is huge for you, I know it is, but we're going to be fine.

-Yeah.

0:56:430:56:48

If I lose out on this job because of her, I swear to God!

0:56:480:56:51

-Who's that, then?

-It's Hayley, the fit intern.

-Is that her full title?

0:56:510:56:56

Got your attention, then?

0:56:560:56:57

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0:57:020:57:06

Frankie puts herself in danger as she follows a lead that might unravel the mystery of her past. Fate gives Cat a second chance when she runs into policewoman Sam, but is she really ready to forget Frankie? Tess makes a fool of herself on live television and it becomes clear that Lou is nowhere near ready to go public with their relationship.


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