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The Registrar

Contemporary drama series. A middle-aged marriage registrar is forced to re-evaluate her thoughts on life and love when she discovers her husband is having an affair.


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Welcome, everyone, to our lovely town hall, where we are gathered

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to witness the marriage of Ashkir and Jamaal.

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If anyone knows of any lawful impediment to this marriage,

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he or she should declare it now.

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So far, so good!

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-The ring?

-Ah, yes.

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Now, Ashkir, repeat after me.

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-I give you this ring...

-I give you this ring...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..to witness that I, Ashkir Dalma...

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..to witness that I, Ashkir Dalma ...

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..do take thee, Jamaal Osman...

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..do take thee, Jamaal Osman...

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..to be my lawful wedded wife.

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..to be my lawful wedded wife.

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-For better, for worse.

-For better, for worse.

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-For richer, for poorer.

-For richer, for poorer.

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-In sickness and in health.

-In sickness and in health.

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Until death us do part.

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Until death us do part.

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And now, Jamaal.

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-I, Jamaal Osman...

-I, Jamaal Osman...

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..do take thee, Ashkir Dalma...

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..do take thee, Ashkir Dalma...

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-..to be my lawful wedded husband.

-..to be my lawful wedded husband.

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-For better, for worse.

-For better, for worse.

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-For richer, for poorer.

-For richer, for poorer.

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-In sickness and in health.

-In sickness and in health.

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-Till death us do part.

-Till death us do part.

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I now pronounce you man and wife.

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But I will not let you kiss the bride yet

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-because you have something to say, I believe, Ashkir?

-Yes.

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I asked Ashkir if he'd thought about going home for the honeymoon.

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"Yes," he said.

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"42 Knowlson Street, across from the chippy!"

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My beautiful Jamaal.

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We were born just a few miles apart.

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Yet we had to cross continents to meet in England

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with its oh-so-cold weather.

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But also warm welcome.

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I thought I could never be happier than the day I reached England.

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But, today, I am happier still.

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My beautiful Jamaal...

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..I will love you till the day I die.

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You may now kiss the bride.

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Jamaal, just there. Are you going anywhere nice to celebrate?

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-I've got to work in four hours.

-Oh.

-How long have you been a registrar?

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22 years. Thank you. No going back now!

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-22 years, huh?

-And I still love every minute.

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Have you ever tried counting how many people you have married

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-in all that time?

-Oh, thousands, must be.

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-Thank you.

-All those photographs,

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all those wedding albums you'll be in, huh?

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If the witnesses would step up? Thank you.

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And second witness?

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Right, shall we have some photographs?

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-If we start with the signing of the register.

-Now, for legal reasons,

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we cannot use the real register but I come prepared.

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Thank you very much. And now, can I ask everybody to come in?

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If we put the bride and groom in the middle and everyone makes their way

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-either side.

-That's it, just tuck in.

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Right, smile, everyone, for Ashkir's auntie.

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Thank you. And one for Jamaal's sister.

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Stay where you are. That's lovely.

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Thank you. And one for us.

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Thank you very much. Congratulations.

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Thank you so much.

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It was a beautiful ceremony.

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-Thanks.

-You love what you do and it shows, it's infectious.

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Keep going, Kev!

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-Are you OK for a lift?

-Yeah, Frank's coming. HORN HONKS

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-Oh. Talk of!

-See you tomorrow.

-Yeah, see you.

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-Been waiting long?

-Just come in.

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-Who's that?

-Kevin, senior registrar.

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-Good day?

-Not bad. You?

-Yeah.

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Good. What are we having?

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-Chicken stir-fry!

-Yes!

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It was beautiful. Not many there but really beautiful.

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I love marrying people from far-flung countries.

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-Why?

-Oh, I don't know.

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-Are we having pudding?

-Yeah.

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When you marry British people, you wonder,

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do they know what they're saying? "Till death do us part."

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Do they actually know what that means? Or does it mean

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until someone else comes along.

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-What wine are we having?

-Er, Pinot.

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But these two today...

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-Taste that.

-Oh.

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Bit more chilli.

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Now...

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-Which one's the Pinot?

-It's on the top.

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DOORBELL RINGS

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They're here.

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Hello, love.

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-Dad's doing a stir-fry.

-Yes!

-Charlie.

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-Hello, Sandra.

-In you come.

-Thank you very much.

-Dad!

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They've fled war and famine, seen parents killed, babies starved,

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and ended up here with nothing but the clothes on their backs.

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-Are you sure?

-Positive.

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Thanks. When people like that vow to stay together, you believe it.

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-Any more than people who've never known hardship?

-Yes! Because people

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who've known pain and suffering don't take anything lightly,

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least of all vows.

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-Charlie! Sweetheart, you start.

-Thank you.

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-I think she's pregnant.

-Why?

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-She didn't drink.

-She was driving.

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She's pregnant.

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I am so, so sorry.

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Honestly, I'm going to be late to my own funeral one day!

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-Sandra.

-That's fine. Andrew.

-Hello.

-Marie.

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Hi. Please, have a seat.

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Um, Kevin Galt is outside, he's my senior registrar,

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and he's been observing me this week.

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But if you'd sooner just keep it as the three of us, then...

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-No, that's fine with us.

-Are you sure?

-Yes.

-Thank you.

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Kevin?

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-Kevin, this is Marie.

-Hello, Marie.

-And Andrew.

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-How do you do?

-Pleased to meet you, Andrew.

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We like to keep an eye on her, you know, keep her on her toes!

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Shall we deal with the documents first?

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Passports, so I know I've got the right people.

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-Yes.

-Thank you. Thanks.

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-Birth certificates?

-Yes.

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Thanks. And driving licence.

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-I don't drive.

-Oh, anything with your address on.

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-Utility bill?

-Yes.

-That's perfect.

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Now, I'll photocopy these and then I'll get them back to you.

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Now, in answer to your e-mail,

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you can say practically anything you like. But you've got to exchange

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vows and you've got to avoid anything religious because,

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obviously, this is a civil ceremony.

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But, apart from that, pretty much anything.

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-What did you have in mind?

-Well, um, I'm writing something,

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and I was hoping you'd read it for me.

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Of course, yes. I look forward to it.

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-Sorry.

-No, that's OK.

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-Woo! My God!

-Sorry!

-What have you been doing with these seats?

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-I dropped something and I went looking for it.

-Ha.

-Good day?

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Yeah, good. We had a lovely couple.

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In their 70s.

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And so in love.

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INDISTINCT TV CHATTER

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-Oh, no.

-What?

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-I said I'd call Emma.

-Well, it's nearly ten o'clock.

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Better late than never.

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-Have you put a password on this?

-Yeah.

-Why?

-In case I lose it,

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-you know what I'm like.

-Well, what is it?

-I'll do it.

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It's ringing.

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You should put one on yours.

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Would you turn that down?

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Hello, love, it's Mum.

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You're not going to believe this but I totally forgot.

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I'll wait in the car.

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OPERATIC SINGING ON RADIO

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Have you got the keys?

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-Are you all right?

-Yeah. Fine.

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Now, Murray, could you repeat after me?

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-I give you this ring...

-I give you this ring...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..to witness that I, Murray John Campbell...

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..to witness that I, Murray John Campbell...

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..do take thee, Eugene Fraser...

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..do take thee, Eugene Fraser...

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..to be my lawful wedded husband.

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..to be my lawful wedded husband.

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-For richer, for poorer.

-For richer, for poorer.

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-In sickness and in health.

-In sickness and in health.

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Till death us do part.

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Till death us do part.

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Now, Eugene.

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I give you this ring...

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I give you this ring...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..as a token of my love and affection...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..and I call upon these persons here present...

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..to witness that I, Eugene Fraser...

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..to witness that I, Eugene Fraser...

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..do take thee, Murray John Campbell...

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..do take thee, Murray John Campbell...

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..to be my lawful wedded husband.

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To be my lawful wedded husband.

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For richer, for poorer.

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For richer, for poorer.

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-In sickness and in health.

-In sickness and in health.

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Till death us do part.

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Till death us do part.

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Same-sex marriages started on the 29th of March 2014.

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And I've done a lot since then.

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But this is the bit I never tire of,

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the bit where I say to the groom,

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you may now kiss the groom.

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APPLAUSE

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Are you OK?

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-Yeah.

-Are you doing your Greta Garbo?

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-Sorry?

-"I vant to be alone."

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-No.

-Are you sure?

-Yeah.

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I'm fine.

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-What's up?

-I...

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I'm getting a bit of a headache.

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-Have you taken anything?

-Aspirin.

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I've got some stuff in my bag that'll get rid of anything.

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-Thanks.

-Yeah, I get migraines, you see, so...

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They always do the business.

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-Thanks.

-Yeah, I'll get them.

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Are you going to buckle up?

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Not yet.

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-What?

-I'm waiting for Kevin to go.

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Why?

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You're not very good at this, are you, Frank?

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What are you playing at?

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Sandra, where are you going?

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Get in the car! Oh, for God's sake!

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Sandra! Just get in!

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I'm not letting you walk home.

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You'll never get a cab round here.

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It's a five-mile walk, Sandra.

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I'll drag you in here, and I mean it.

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You are NOT walking home.

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-HE SIGHS

-Come on, just get in.

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CLASSICAL MUSIC PLAYS

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Listen, I've got to go. Yeah, she's back.

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Did you walk all the way?

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I wanted to think.

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You haven't so much as held me for months, Frank, why is that?

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Why is that?

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-I've been tired.

-Tired?

-Yes.

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-I'm getting older.

-Who's been looking in the mirror?

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-What mirror?

-The mirror in the car.

-No-one.

-I close it.

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You drive off. You come back, it's open again, why is that?

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-I've no idea.

-And since when have you been into opera?

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-What?

-Well, you've got a new CD.

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Opera. I'm not into it, you're not into it,

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-so it must be for someone else.

-It's not.

-A woman.

-That's ridiculous.

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The same woman who's been checking her face in the mirror.

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-That's absolutely ridiculous.

-Is it?

-Yes.

-Why mess about with the seat?

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I told you, I dropped something.

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Twice?

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-What?

-Once it was too far forward, once it was too far back.

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-Yes.

-What was it you dropped?

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-Money.

-And why put a password on your phone?

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I told you, in case it gets stolen.

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Why would anyone want to steal a phone like yours, Frank?

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-It's ancient!

-They steal all kinds of phones.

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-Tell it to me.

-Tell you what?

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-The password.

-No.

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-Unlock it, then.

-No.

-Unlock it and let me look.

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-No.

-What have you got to hide, Frank?

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-Nothing!

-So unlock it!

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Oh, God.

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Yeah.

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Her name's Lisa.

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Oh, God.

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Lisa?

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Yes.

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Is she someone you teach with?

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Yes.

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How old?

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42.

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She's only been at the school a couple of years.

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About eight months ago... she sat in on a lesson.

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She was impressed.

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Said I was the best teacher she'd ever seen.

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It started from there.

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-Eight months?

-Yeah.

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Was I right about the car?

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Yeah.

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I pick her up from work.

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Do you really want to hear this?

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Oh, yes.

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We drive to a place we know.

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Afterwards, I drop her off around the corner from her house.

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-Around the corner?

-Yeah.

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So she's married?

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-Yeah.

-Kids?

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Yes.

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Who? How old?

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Three. Er, Jackie, 22, working.

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Annie is at uni.

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Uh, Patrick, who's 17.

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Got his exams in August.

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We were waiting until after that to tell you all.

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It's serious, then?

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-Yeah.

-She's leaving him and you're leaving me?

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Yes.

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What are you doing?

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-Calling Emma.

-Why?

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Because she has a right to know, that's why.

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Because she'd object to your slut's 17-year-old son dictating

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when I get told and she gets told something as crucial as this.

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-What does he do?

-Who?

-The husband.

-He's a builder.

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Oh, tough guy, then!

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I can't wait till you tell him.

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Oh, hello, love, it's Mum here.

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Could you call me back as soon as you can?

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-Thanks, love.

-She'll think there's something wrong.

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There is something wrong!

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With us, with our health.

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I want the car.

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You can have it.

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I haven't got a key.

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PHONE RINGS

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Hello, love.

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No. There's nothing wrong.

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Well, there is, but no-one's sick, no broken bones.

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Can I ask you something?

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Are you pregnant?

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She's pregnant.

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I just guessed.

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Do you know what...

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A girl.

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I am over the moon for you, love.

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But your father's got something to tell you.

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Oh, God, no.

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Would you sooner she got my version?

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Ask her when.

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Hi, love.

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I'm delighted for you.

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When is she due?

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August?

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Listen.

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There's no easy way of saying this.

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I'm leaving your mum.

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There's someone else.

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There's been someone else for quite a while now.

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I'm torn. It's not fair to either of them, especially...

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Don't...swear, love.

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Please, love, don't use that language.

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Emma, don't call her that.

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Her name's Lisa.

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CLASSICAL MUSIC PLAYS

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Eight months?

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Yeah.

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So it was going on when we were in Crete?

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Yes.

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So it was going on when we...

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Yeah.

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Everything. Inside and out.

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Well, this is it.

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Ah, this is lovely.

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-It is, isn't it?

-Uh, oh, I've written something.

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-Right.

-And, uh...

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..we'd like you to mention our previous partners.

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They both passed away, of course.

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And we're worried it might put a dampener on things.

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What do you think?

0:26:390:26:41

Sandra?

0:26:440:26:47

Oh, I think that sounds lovely.

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And you're sure you still want me to read this?

0:26:480:26:50

-Oh, yes.

-You wouldn't prefer to read it yourself?

0:26:500:26:53

Oh, God, no.

0:26:530:26:55

I'd just cry. And he'd make a mess of things.

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Right.

0:26:590:27:01

Well, I'll have a good read of it later on.

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Have you still got that headache?

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-Yeah.

-Did you take those pills I gave you?

0:27:120:27:14

-Yeah.

-No good?

0:27:140:27:16

-No.

-Sandra, they're bazookas, those things. They should have cleared it

0:27:160:27:19

-up for you.

-It'll go.

-I think you should get checked out.

0:27:190:27:22

-Yeah, I will!

-No, I mean now.

0:27:220:27:24

Kevin! Tell me where I'm going wrong work-wise, but nothing else, please.

0:27:240:27:28

OK?

0:27:280:27:30

OK.

0:27:300:27:32

People can make up their own vows, yes.

0:27:360:27:38

Uh, I'll hold, yeah, thanks.

0:27:380:27:40

But would it be possible for you not to play that music?

0:27:400:27:42

I disagree, Mrs Thorpe.

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HOLD MUSIC PLAYS I love civil ceremonies.

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When two people marry in church that's nice, it's really nice.

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But when two people marry in a registry office,

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two people whose lives have been torn apart by religion and who now

0:27:560:27:59

want no part of it,

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two people who've met thousands of miles away from home,

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that's not just nice, that's profoundly moving.

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Or two people getting married for a second time,

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betrayed by their partners and shunned by the church because of it.

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Mrs Thorpe, that's not just nice either,

0:28:200:28:25

that's also profoundly moving.

0:28:250:28:27

Mrs Thorpe, could I call you back?

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Thank you.

0:28:290:28:31

-MAN: Thanks for holding.

-Uh, that's OK.

0:28:360:28:39

-Sorry.

-It's fine, no problem.

0:29:000:29:02

You never told me you got migraines.

0:29:050:29:07

I didn't think you'd find it particularly interesting.

0:29:070:29:09

How did you cope...

0:29:120:29:13

..when Jean left?

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I just did.

0:29:170:29:19

When you've got to cope, you cope. Why? Why do you ask?

0:29:200:29:23

I didn't have a headache.

0:29:260:29:28

I've got one now. Serves me right for lying.

0:29:280:29:30

I thought Frank was carrying on with someone.

0:29:320:29:35

Last night, I confronted him.

0:29:350:29:37

He told me he was - he is.

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Oh, my God.

0:29:410:29:42

Someone he teaches with.

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She's 42 and he's 56.

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Now, 56 might be OK to a 42-year-old,

0:29:480:29:51

but 60 to a 46-year-old?

0:29:510:29:53

She'll throw him out in a few years.

0:29:530:29:56

I won't take him back.

0:29:560:29:58

Is he moving in with her?

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When he gets his act together, yeah.

0:30:000:30:02

-Do you want to take a few days off?

-No.

-Are you sure?

0:30:020:30:05

-I'm positive.

-Sandra, you bring so much joy to so many people...

0:30:050:30:11

It's horrible seeing you so sad.

0:30:120:30:15

MICROWAVE BEEPS

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DOORBELL RINGS

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Oh.

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Come in.

0:31:000:31:02

So, how did you know I was pregnant?

0:31:030:31:07

I just did.

0:31:070:31:09

Well, you weren't drinking - that was a clue.

0:31:090:31:11

But basically I just knew.

0:31:110:31:14

There was something in your eyes.

0:31:140:31:16

Have you thought of a name yet?

0:31:160:31:19

Not yet, we're going to wait until she's born.

0:31:190:31:22

FOOTSTEPS ON STAIRS

0:31:220:31:26

-Who's that?

-It's your dad.

0:31:260:31:29

He's still here?

0:31:290:31:30

Hiya, love.

0:31:340:31:35

-How are you?

-We're talking.

0:31:380:31:41

OK.

0:31:410:31:43

Just phoned our Tommy, I can stay with him for a while.

0:31:440:31:47

-He's coming round for me.

-Right.

0:31:470:31:50

Right.

0:31:510:31:53

You will let him see her, won't you?

0:32:030:32:05

I mean, I know he's been a complete...

0:32:050:32:06

But he'd make a lovely grandad. And you don't want to deprive her

0:32:080:32:11

of that just cos you're cross with him.

0:32:110:32:13

We'll see.

0:32:160:32:17

Things haven't been right for a while.

0:32:180:32:20

I was always cuddling him, never him me.

0:32:200:32:23

I told myself, I'll take him back to Crete, the best holiday we ever had.

0:32:230:32:29

That time we walked through the olive groves, made love there,

0:32:290:32:32

that'll put things right again.

0:32:320:32:35

I honestly thought it was the most romantic day of my life.

0:32:350:32:39

Now I know that all the time he was thinking of her.

0:32:390:32:42

He's coming back.

0:32:430:32:44

-Who is it?

-Our Paula.

0:32:480:32:50

-I'm off.

-Right.

0:32:530:32:56

He's going.

0:33:040:33:05

He's gone.

0:33:110:33:12

A very warm welcome, everyone,

0:34:040:34:06

to the wedding of Marie Davis and Andrew O'Connor.

0:34:060:34:10

Marie was married to John for 46 years,

0:34:100:34:14

and Andrew was married to Helen for 47.

0:34:140:34:18

Sadly, those marriages ended,

0:34:180:34:21

and they thought they'd never know such happiness again.

0:34:210:34:24

But then they met, two years ago.

0:34:240:34:28

Line dancing, did you say, Marie?

0:34:280:34:30

Yes!

0:34:300:34:32

And now here they are.

0:34:320:34:34

It's a great testament to their earlier marriages that they should

0:34:340:34:37

embrace this one with such joy and enthusiasm.

0:34:370:34:41

Marie, Andrew, we are delighted for you.

0:34:410:34:46

-Thank you.

-Thank you.

0:34:460:34:48

Now, Marie has written something she would like me to read.

0:34:480:34:52

It's something I find very moving and...

0:34:520:34:55

Well...here goes.

0:34:560:35:00

"I've been here before.

0:35:030:35:05

"I've been at the blissful beginning of a marriage,

0:35:050:35:09

"and at the heartbreaking end.

0:35:090:35:12

"I remember that first year or so, so full of passion, so full of love.

0:35:120:35:17

"But then the kids came along and that dampened the ardour a bit.

0:35:190:35:23

"Money got tight, the whole thing a slog.

0:35:230:35:27

"We started taking each other for granted.

0:35:270:35:30

"I even told myself I'd leave him when the kids were grown up,

0:35:300:35:32

"or at least think about leaving him.

0:35:320:35:35

"But then the kids did grow up,

0:35:350:35:38

"and suddenly we had some time for each other again.

0:35:380:35:41

"Foreign holidays, even.

0:35:410:35:44

"The old passion rekindled.

0:35:440:35:47

"In love again.

0:35:470:35:48

"But then the kids had kids.

0:35:500:35:54

"And, oh, the joy of holding a grandchild in your arms

0:35:540:35:56

"for the first time.

0:35:560:35:58

"But not long after that,

0:35:580:36:00

"I was baby-sitting those grandkids just a little too much,

0:36:000:36:04

"and picking them up from school just a little too often.

0:36:040:36:07

"And I was wishing they weren't quite so dependent on me,

0:36:070:36:10

"didn't take me quite so much for granted.

0:36:100:36:13

"But be careful what they wish for.

0:36:130:36:15

"Because, in no time at all, they were teenagers.

0:36:150:36:19

"And they didn't come round so much.

0:36:190:36:22

"And who can blame them for that? Because they were teenagers.

0:36:220:36:25

"And it was around about then

0:36:270:36:29

"I realised it was me and him.

0:36:290:36:34

"The kids were busy living their own lives.

0:36:340:36:37

"It was me and him.

0:36:370:36:39

"Me and John.

0:36:410:36:44

"I was everything to him and he was everything to me.

0:36:470:36:51

"A truly profound love.

0:36:510:36:53

"But then fate played its dirtiest trick.

0:36:530:36:56

"It snatched him away.

0:36:560:36:59

"John died,

0:36:590:37:01

"and I was devastated.

0:37:010:37:04

"Oh, why wait till now?

0:37:040:37:06

"Why couldn't it have happened ten years ago, 20, 30 years ago

0:37:060:37:09

"when I was young and the love not so deep and the pain not so intense?

0:37:090:37:12

"But a few years later, fate atoned for its dirty trick.

0:37:150:37:20

"It let me meet someone else.

0:37:200:37:23

"Someone who'd been through what I'd been through.

0:37:230:37:26

"And when that happens, and I realise it doesn't happen to us all,

0:37:260:37:31

"I realised just how lucky I am...

0:37:310:37:34

"..that when it does happen

0:37:350:37:38

"it's beautiful.

0:37:380:37:40

"Just beautiful."

0:37:410:37:43

Thank you.

0:37:440:37:46

Kevin, would you...?

0:37:470:37:48

Andrew, would you repeat after me?

0:37:560:37:58

I, Andrew O'Connor...

0:38:000:38:02

I, Andrew O'Connor...

0:38:020:38:05

..do take thee Marie Davis...

0:38:050:38:07

..do take thee, Marie Davis...

0:38:070:38:09

..to be my lawfully wedded wife...

0:38:090:38:12

..to be my lawfully wedded wife...

0:38:120:38:15

Reasonable?!

0:38:470:38:48

Over the last few months, I have been nothing but reasonable.

0:38:480:38:51

But this is a step too far.

0:38:510:38:53

I will not sell that house,

0:38:530:38:55

and I cannot believe you are asking me to do so.

0:38:550:38:58

-I've got to.

-I won't go into the emotional stuff, Frank,

0:38:580:39:00

like the fact that our child was born there, for instance,

0:39:000:39:03

-because that obviously means nothing to you.

-It does not mean nothing.

0:39:030:39:06

But I will go on about the money!

0:39:060:39:08

That house is bought and paid for,

0:39:080:39:11

not a penny do I owe.

0:39:110:39:13

And you're asking me to borrow £160,000

0:39:130:39:16

so that you two can buy a love nest?

0:39:160:39:19

Sorry, Frank, no, that is not going to happen. And you can go on about

0:39:190:39:22

his legal entitlement until you're blue in the face,

0:39:220:39:25

it is not going to happen!

0:39:250:39:27

I'm afraid it is.

0:39:270:39:28

You know who pays for this?

0:39:280:39:30

Who ultimately pays for this?

0:39:300:39:32

Your own daughter.

0:39:320:39:34

We were going to leave her that house

0:39:340:39:36

but that's out of the question now.

0:39:360:39:38

So your own daughter loses

0:39:380:39:40

half her house to pay for her father's love nest!

0:39:400:39:43

I fell in love.

0:39:470:39:49

I know you want it to be more sordid than that, but it's not.

0:39:510:39:55

I fell in love.

0:39:560:39:57

Arthur.

0:40:010:40:03

Hello.

0:40:140:40:17

Oh!

0:40:170:40:18

Being Superwoman.

0:40:200:40:23

Aren't you?

0:40:230:40:25

DOORBELL RINGS Who's that?

0:40:250:40:27

-I'll go.

-Thanks.

0:40:270:40:29

Where did Mama go? Where did Mama go?

0:40:300:40:34

Oh. Can't quite decide...

0:40:340:40:38

It's Kevin Galt.

0:40:400:40:42

-Kevin?

-Bearing gifts.

0:40:430:40:45

I'll be back.

0:40:460:40:49

Hello. Hello.

0:40:490:40:52

-Hiya.

-Hiya.

0:40:560:40:58

I remembered you were going to the solicitors today.

0:41:000:41:04

I thought it wouldn't be very nice.

0:41:040:41:06

-No, it wasn't.

-It's an agapanthus.

0:41:060:41:09

Right.

0:41:090:41:11

See, every time I turn on Radio 4, it's Gardeners' Question Time.

0:41:110:41:14

-Right.

-And so I phoned them up and I said, "Recommend a plant, please,

0:41:140:41:22

"for a beautiful woman with a sunny disposition."

0:41:220:41:26

"Agapanthus," they said.

0:41:310:41:32

Thank you.

0:41:350:41:36

There's a card.

0:41:370:41:38

"If a registrar

0:41:510:41:53

"married a registrar...

0:41:530:41:56

"..would they need a registrar?"

0:41:580:42:00

I, Kevin Galt,

0:42:090:42:12

do take thee, Sandra Barton,

0:42:120:42:15

to be my lawful wedded wife,

0:42:150:42:18

for better, for worse,

0:42:180:42:20

for richer, for poorer,

0:42:200:42:23

in sickness and in health,

0:42:230:42:26

till death us do part.

0:42:260:42:28

I, Sandra Barton, do take thee, Kevin Galt,

0:42:280:42:32

to be my lawful wedded husband,

0:42:320:42:35

for better, for worse,

0:42:350:42:37

for richer, for poorer,

0:42:370:42:39

in sickness and in health,

0:42:390:42:42

till death us do part.

0:42:420:42:44

You may now kiss the registrar!

0:42:460:42:48

# I

0:42:500:42:51

# Know you

0:42:510:42:53

# So well

0:42:530:42:56

# I can tell by the sound of your voice

0:42:560:42:58

# If you're really in love with me

0:42:580:43:00

# And you are

0:43:000:43:03

# And you are

0:43:030:43:05

# You

0:43:070:43:08

# Know I

0:43:080:43:11

# Can't lie

0:43:110:43:13

# If I said, yeah, baby, I love you

0:43:130:43:15

# Then, baby, I love you

0:43:150:43:17

# Oh, and I do

0:43:170:43:20

# Yes, I do

0:43:200:43:22

# I do... #

0:43:230:43:25

A middle-aged marriage registrar is forced to re-evaluate her thoughts on life, love and happy-ever-afters when she discovers her husband is having an affair.