Setting Out Your Stall New Tricks


Setting Out Your Stall

The UCOS team reinvestigates a highly sensitive case when new information links the unexplained death of popular market trader Kathy Green to a series of drug rapes in east London.


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You've met Olivia before?

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Yeah, yeah, we've worked together a few times actually.

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-Hi, Sandra.

-Hi, Olivia.

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Apologies in advance for the state of the office.

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My pathology days are numbered.

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-I'm taking early retirement.

-Really, why?

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Well, I always said once I was spending more time at my desk than in the lab it was time to go.

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-MOBILE RINGS

-Excuse me. Sorry.

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-SHE DISCONNECTS CALL

-Go on.

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I've been trying to clear up some unfinished business before they turf me out

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and I came across something I thought might have an impact on a case that Robert is overseeing.

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The serial rapist operating in East London.

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The women who were attacked in their cars? I heard you had a suspect.

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Yeah, we had a good suspect. Anthony Gunnell.

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But not enough evidence for the CPS to take it any further.

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The main problem is none of the victims remember the attacks.

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MOBILE RINGS

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The rapes were drug rapes.

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All the women attacked worked shifts. They were all raped in the early hours.

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The last thing any of them remember

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is stopping to buy coffee at a mobile snack van.

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And guess what Anthony Gunnell does for a living?

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So, the women drive away with their coffee to go.

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They all remember feeling unsafe to drive, so they wind down the window,

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-but they can't keep their eyes open.

-So what does Gunnell put in the coffee?

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Temazepam, very effective in the right dose.

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MOBILE RINGS

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Sorry.

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And Gunnell is the common denominator?

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And it seems that being caught once taught Gunnell to be very careful.

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-Of course, he has previous.

-Attempted rape.

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Isn't this case active?

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Because if it is, I can't really see how UCOS can get involved.

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What you'd be looking at is a murder.

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Kathy Green, market stall holder.

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Found dead in her van at 6am, February 7th, 2009,

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six months before the first rape victim came forward.

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I performed the autopsy and determined the COD to be respiratory arrest due to drug overdose.

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The stomach contents were coffee and sleeping pills.

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Obviously a killing doesn't fit Gunnell's pattern,

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but one of the items found in the van was a lid from a polystyrene take away cup.

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She bought the coffee in the early hours on her way to work. It fits.

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I can see the logic, but... MOBILE RINGS

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Sandra, do you need to take that?

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Yes, unfortunately, I do. Sorry.

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I'm on my way!

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I thought I was picking you up at the station.

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-So did I.

-Mum, you're early.

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-I am not.

-You are, actually, because you said to me...

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Sandra, I'd really prefer that we didn't start this week with a row on your doorstep.

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Right, thank you very much.

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"Week"?

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# It's all right, it's OK

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# Doesn't really matter if you're old and grey

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# It's all right, I say, it's OK

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# Listen to what I say

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# It's all right, doing fine

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# Doesn't really matter if the sun don't shine

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# It's all right, I say, it's OK

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# We're getting to the end of the day

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Sorry. Sorry I'm late.

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Well, that's just not good enough.

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It's not only your time you're wasting, you know.

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So, how is your mother?

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Same as ever.

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Anyway, shall we get on?

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Have you managed to take a look?

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Yeah. Can I make sure I've got this right?

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-We're not investigating the rapes.

-Not really. No.

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We can't go near Gunnell?

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No point. He doesn't cooperate with the police, and, since the rape investigation,

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his lawyers are using words like "harassment" and "lawsuit".

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So, officially, what are we investigating?

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The suspicious death of Kathy Green, who died early in the morning

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on her way to work after drinking take-away coffee.

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-Do we mean "suspicious", or simply unexplained?

-How do you mean?

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Well, it's a big leap from "accidentally took too many sleeping tablets"

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to "murdered by a sexual predator".

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How could she accidentally take pills she didn't have a prescription for,

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neither did anyone in her family?

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A prescription is not the only way to get Temazepam.

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It has a street value. Maybe she took them recreationally?

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-Or suicidally?

-No suicide note.

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No history of depression.

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No history of drug abuse.

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No sign of sexual assault, and Gunnell is a rapist not a murderer. Which is why Operation Sapphire

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haven't included her death in their investigation.

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I've been thinking about that.

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What if he didn't mean to kill her?

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What if it was manslaughter not murder?

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If she was his victim, she would have been one of the early ones -

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he'd only been out of prison a couple of months and been a vendor for a week.

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So maybe he hadn't worked out

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how much of the drug to put in the coffee and added too much?

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Yeah, maybe.

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So, how do we investigate without investigating?

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Cook Street Market. Notorious in my day.

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The only market in London where you could buy half a pound of mince and hardcore porn from the same stall.

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-Morning.

-How lovely(!)

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-Manchego?

-Oh, thank you. Very nice.

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That's very kind of you.

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Would you like a cracker and a glass of wine to go with that?

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-Oh, that's a thought.

-Chablis maybe?

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Don't be silly. Listen. I'd like you two to go and speak to Kevin Baxton,

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the market inspector, and anyone else who was around on the morning that Kathy died.

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-What are we doing?

-Got to talk to the Greens.

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No, you're not allowed dairy.

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The Greens are greengrocers.

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So, this must be Mr Bun the baker?

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Get your caulis. Two for £1 now. Two for £1 caulis!

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-Mr Green? Billy Green?

-In a minute, love. There's a queue.

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Yeah, I'm not here for fruit. I'd like a word about your wife.

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She's with her mum, love.

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-No longer with us.

-I know. That's why I need to have a word with you.

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-Dad?

-It's all right, son.

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Get back to work. I'm not taking them caulis home.

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Cheers, love. Round the back?

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Cheers.

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I thought it was all done and dusted?

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Why are you going over it all again?

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-We tie up loose ends. It's what we do.

-Right.

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You must have some questions you want answering?

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Well, yeah. I lost my wife. My son lost his mum.

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-And just after Elsie had died.

-Elsie?

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Kathy's mother.

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-She had dementia.

-I'm sorry to hear that.

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That's why Kathy decided she ought to move in with us.

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So we could keep an eye on her.

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-That must have been tough.

-Of course, "we" meant Kathy.

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In the end it became a full-time job.

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Luckily, David had finished at school, so he could come down and help me on the stall.

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-Looks like there's been a few changes around here.

-Yeah, we're all hummus these days.

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Thanks to Kathy.

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This place was all set to be closed down and sold three years ago.

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You say thanks to Kathy? Why, what did she do?

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Everything. Started up a petition, talked to the press.

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She never liked to let things lie.

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-Sort them out, take them on.

-Sounds like a lovely woman.

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Yeah, that's cos she was.

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The best.

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That's why I can't get me head around it.

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Cos that's what you're saying, isn't it?

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-What do you mean?

-You know who killed her?

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Who? Who killed my mum?

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This is an apricot galette.

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The chef who made it was trained in Paris. Cordon Bleu.

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Do they do sausage rolls?

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-You're such a peasant.

-Anyway, while you were stuffing your face,

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-I've been talking to stallholders.

-And?

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Some were there when Kathy's body was found, but none of them

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remember anyone answering Gunnell's description hanging around.

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Mind you, it was a winter's morning, so it was dark.

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Yeah. Hold that. Oi! Oi!

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Get that off my car.

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-I said, get it off, now!

-If you didn't want to be clamped, you shouldn't have parked here.

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Listen, you doughnut, I'm with the police on an investigation.

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Fine. Then you won't mind showing me your warrant card.

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No, I don't... I'm not actually a serving officer any more.

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-Oh, I see.

-We're with the special unit...

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Hold on, hold on.

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When you say "special", do you mean imaginary? Clamp it.

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Oi!

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Did Kathy have a regular route to work?

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-Yeah, she'd have stopped off at the suppliers.

-And where would they be?

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Bermondsey. She have picked up the stock and come here.

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She liked to set up on her own on Saturdays. We would come down later.

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Would she ever stop for a coffee?

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There's usually a van here, but it takes them a while to get set up in the mornings.

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-If she was desperate for a brew she'd have stopped somewhere on the way.

-Does she have a regular stop?

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Not really.

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-Wherever she could park the van.

-What about a roadside snack van?

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Is that how this guy operated?

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What, waited at cafes and that?

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-We're talking about my wife here.

-Yes, I know and I'm sorry.

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David! David!

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Great, you've set him off now.

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Probably be lucky to get a word out of him this week.

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He's certainly got a temper.

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He's a teenager, that's all he's bloody got. If you don't mind...

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One thing. The tablets that were found in Kathy's system.

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Any idea where they might have come from?

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-No, we never had anything like that around the house.

-Really?

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What? You don't believe me?

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No, just that with you having your mother-in-law at home there must have been tablets around.

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Yeah, if you shook Elsie, she'd have rattled. But they said they were the wrong kind.

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Is there anyone we could speak to about that?

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It was Helen Gilder,

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the nurse they sent.

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She was a godsend.

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Who do you think you are?

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Kevin Baxton, market inspector.

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Look... I actually have some identification.

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So do I, in the office. Look, come talk to my detective superintendent.

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She'll vouch for me.

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That's a good idea. But maybe she should have spoken to me before you all turned up in my market.

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-Your market?

-I should be informed of any investigation going on in these premises.

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-You'll be informed of your rights and taken down the station in a minute.

-On what charges?

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Impersonating a human being!

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You are everything that is wrong with this country.

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Jumped up little sods who think they rule the bloody world.

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APPLAUSE

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Oi! I'm talking to you.

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I beg to differ.

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Then perhaps you'll talk to me in a professional capacity.

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See?

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You were the last person to see Kathy alive?

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Well, I saw her van arrive.

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She was the first person at the market, as usual.

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How long before anyone else arrived?

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About half an hour, 20 minutes.

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-I was too busy to give you an exact time.

-Busy doing what?

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My duties.

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Making sure the refuse areas were clean,

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that nobody had selfishly parked in the loading areas.

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Basically, I ensure the market is safe and clean for the traders and the customers.

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So, you were doing your rounds when you found Kathy's body?

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I thought she was asleep in the front seat of her van at first.

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That's against the rules as well, is it(?)

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It is, actually. But that's not why I knocked on her window.

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I knew she'd been having domestic issues.

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-Her mother had recently died. I wanted to make sure she was OK.

-But she wasn't.

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I opened the door and she fell to the ground. She wasn't breathing.

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Someone else must have called the ambulance cos I was trying to administer CPR.

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But, of course, it was too late.

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What happened then?

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I had the van moved.

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Did you notice anyone hanging around, anyone you didn't recognise?

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It's a public market.

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Look, I'm sorry.

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You can talk to the traders if you like.

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We already have, and I have to say, Mr Baxton,

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you don't seem to have a lot of fans out on the market.

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Well, people like the idea of rules until they have to live by them.

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Have you noticed how apples don't taste of anything any more?

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Well, they've had it bred out of them.

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All they want is something that looks good in a fruit bowl and won't go off.

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They've sacrificed flavour for shelf life.

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Well, that tasted all right. You know, like a banana.

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-Yeah, but think of your food miles.

-I rarely think of anything else(!)

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So, Kathy could have visited Gunnell's coffee van.

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Or she could gone somewhere entirely different.

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And there was nobody around Kathy's van at the time.

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I might be able to extrapolate the route that she took to work.

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See if it took her anywhere near Gunnell.

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I think we should talk to Elsie's nurse, Helen Gilder.

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Double check the medication in the Green household.

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Rule out the possibility of an accidental overdose.

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Yeah, but it's not easy to take sleeping pills accidentally.

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-You can hardly mistake them for vitamins pills.

-I'm just saying keep an open mind.

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-We all want Gunnell off the street, but for the right reason.

-Anyone else with a motive?

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I doubt it. Sounds like she walked on water.

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-Well, she did save the market. That's a hell of a lot of livelihoods.

-What about the family?

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Her husband made all the right noises.

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The son is a bit of a handful. Bad temper.

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-A deliberate overdose though? That's an act of premeditation, not teenage temper.

-Yeah, that's sneaky.

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-Got to be a right snake.

-Got anyone in mind, Gerry?

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Well, Kevin Baxton fits the bill.

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I'm not being funny!

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He says he found the body, right.

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Now, they were in that market 20 minutes before the next trader came in.

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He had easily enough time to make her a cup of coffee.

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Yeah, I suppose. One question though.

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How much did it cost you to get unclamped?

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A hundred quid.

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But that's not the point. It's not the money, it's the principle!

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Careful, you're foaming at the mouth again.

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All I'm saying is I can't imagine a little control freak like him

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would have liked Kathy interfering in his market.

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And I bet you any money he's got previous.

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Nah, didn't strike me as the type.

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-He's all about rules.

-Yeah, but maybe he just thinks he's above the law?

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-Fine! Pull his record and take a look.

-With pleasure.

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And that's it for the time being.

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-Yeah, yeah, yeah.

-Gerry, I'm warning you.

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I don't want a police harassment complaint on my desk. I don't need the paperwork.

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-Yeah, yeah.

-LAUGHTER

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Oh, you're back, are you?

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-Yes, Mother.

-I was beginning to wonder where you were.

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At work. Where else would I be?

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Indeed. I thought you were going to take some time off whilst I was here?

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-I said I'd try.

-Well, I've cooked.

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Thank you.

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And it's ruined.

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And I don't know what else we're going to have.

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Sandra, I'm amazed that you don't have scurvy.

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You do know that you're allowed to keep food in your fridge?

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Vegetables, even! Wine doesn't count as one of your five a day.

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Excellent idea.

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It would be nice if we could actually plan to do something together whilst I'm here.

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We should at least try and spend some time in each other's company.

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-Come in.

-Thank you.

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Kathy?

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That was an awful shame.

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She was a lovely woman.

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She really cared about her mother.

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Look, we don't want to disturb this lady.

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Oh, Mrs Myers won't mind.

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Will you, darling?

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Still, perhaps we could...

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OK.

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-Will she be all right?

-Yeah, she's as good as gold.

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Come this way.

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Do you know how Kathy died?

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Overdose. It was sleeping pills, wasn't it?

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Any idea how she might have come by the drug?

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It wasn't prescribed for her.

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Or for Elsie. A woman in her state doesn't need sleeping pills.

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It's what they do best when they're getting near the end. Sleep.

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-So, you'd never seen any at the Greens' house?

-Doesn't mean they weren't there.

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People cope in different ways.

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What are you saying?

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Kathy was a swan.

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Serene on the surface, but under the water she was paddling like mad.

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Maybe she needed something to help her stay afloat.

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Was there something else going on?

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-With the family?

-When someone's on their way out, it brings things up.

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Things that were never said. You know?

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What was it that Kathy wanted to say?

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On the night that Elsie died,

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Kathy and I stayed up until the early hours, waiting.

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Kathy talked about her mum

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and her childhood.

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Elsie had been quite strict, apparently.

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And Kathy had rebelled a bit.

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When Kathy was 19, she got pregnant.

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She had a little girl and gave her up for adoption.

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Anyway, the daughter had been trying to get in touch,

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but with Elsie and everything else...

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Kathy just couldn't cope.

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And she couldn't talk to Billy about it. It was tearing her up.

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After Elsie died do you know if Kathy met up with her daughter?

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No, I've no idea. It was the only time Kathy ever talked about it.

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But I did wonder how it turned out, you know.

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And then I heard Kathy was dead.

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-God, that was awful news to come home to.

-Where had you been?

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Benalmadena.

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In Spain. I was on one of my trips to the chemist.

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Couldn't you find one a bit closer?

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Not one that will give my old dears what they need.

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There's lots of drugs that can make geriatric patients' lives

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a lot easier, but doctors won't prescribe them.

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-Too expensive?

-Well, why would you want to waste NHS resources

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on those that have been paying their stamp all their lives(?)

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So, I worked out that, with the right EU forms,

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a charabanc and a friendly Spanish doctor, I could get my ladies and gentlemen what they need.

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-That's brilliant.

-But is it legal?

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Oh, no, it's all above board.

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As long as they only bring back what they've had prescribed for themselves.

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So, obviously, that means the old dears have to come to Spain.

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So, they have to be fit to travel. But them that can make the journey, they have a right old time.

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Well, it's nice to know someone's prepared to put themselves out.

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Well, that's what nurses do, don't they?

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The hard work that doctors won't dirty their hands with.

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Speaking of which, it's bath time for Mrs Myers.

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-So, unless you'd like to give me a hand?

-We'll leave you to it.

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I told you there was something weird about that bloke.

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-What bloke?

-Kevin Baxton.

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Is there a history of violence?

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-He's got a history of violence being done to him.

-What?

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This guy's been involved in 13 different assault cases in 15 years.

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Listen, common assault, aggravated assault, ABH and a nasty GBH.

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This bloke has been punched, kicked, slapped... He's even had a car driven at him.

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-That'll be the GBH.

-He really knows how to get up people's noses.

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-He probably made a profit from it and all.

-Of course.

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-Eh?

-He'll have some ambulance chasing solicitor on speed dial.

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Where there's blame...

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-And you came very close to sticking one on him.

-Good job I didn't. But you see what I mean.

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-It's not right!

-It's not illegal either.

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If people are crazy enough to resort to violence over where they park their car...

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-We should take a look at him.

-Harassing someone who enjoys their day in court is stupid!

0:19:340:19:39

So unless it's actually relevant to the case, Gerry, leave him alone.

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-Brian? What have you been up to?

-The stuff's come through from Highways, I'm wading through it.

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-Anything?

-Well, the good thing about Gunnell driving through London

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is that Big Brother was keeping an eye on him.

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He worked every morning that week, including the Saturday. But it's still not enough.

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It wasn't enough for the original team, and it's not enough for us.

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-So how did you get on with Nurse Helen?

-Oh, yeah, was she a naughty nurse?

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Not in the way your filthy mind is thinking.

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I don't think getting geriatrics medical help is naughty.

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I think it's bloody heroic.

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It's dangerous. She doesn't even know what she's bringing back.

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They go to the Costa del Sol, not Columbia! It's all on prescription.

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And she's right, when people get to a certain age, doctors just fob them off.

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-Ain't that the truth!

-You've no idea.

-Oh, God, I've set 'em off.

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You go to the doctor's these days and the first thing he looks at is your date of birth.

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-And then they all say the same thing.

-"Oh, it's all you can expect at your age".

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You know, you could go to my GP with a mild case of Ebola and he'd still say it was down to your age.

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Before we all throw ourselves on the scrap-heap,

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perhaps you'd like to find out more about Kathy's long lost baby daughter?

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Sandra.

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What the hell is she doing here?

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-Thank you.

-Morning.

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Morning, sir.

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Mum?

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To what do we owe the pleasure?

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Well, if the mountain won't come to Mohammed...

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I was just telling Mr Strickland he really needs to do something about that ignorant child on the desk.

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-He wasn't going to let me through.

-You mean the constable who was just doing his job?

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Luckily, there are still some gentlemen in the police force.

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Well, it was either escort you through or have you arrested for verbally abusing one of my officers.

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-I was just trying to teach him some manners.

-Sandra, could I have a word, please?

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Yes, of course, sir. Jack?

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Grace? Can I interest you in a cup of tea?

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I'm so sorry about her.

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Oh, don't be. She's delightful.

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And you have excellent manners.

0:21:410:21:43

I was wondering whether you'd had any luck with your new case?

0:21:430:21:46

Yeah, actually we've uncovered a couple of interesting lines of enquiry.

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Excellent. It goes without saying, as soon as you have anything

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we can add to the Gunnell file and take to the CPS...

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-I didn't say the lines of enquiry are anything to do with Anthony Gunnell.

-I see.

0:21:560:22:00

Look, sir, I know how you want this case to turn out,

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but I still need to do a thorough investigation.

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-I wasn't suggesting otherwise, Sandra. Not for one moment.

-Of course not.

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In fact, I rather resent the implication.

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Then I apologise.

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Keep me informed of any developments.

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Sir.

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INDISTINCT SPEECH

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So, Mum. Not that it isn't lovely to see you, but why are you here?

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Oh, I knew you'd forget. Lunch?

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I made a reservation at that place, I was telling you this morning.

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Yep, as I was walking out the door.

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Well, all I've seen of you so far is the back of your head.

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Well, I'm afraid I can't leave now, it's too early.

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-Then I'll wait.

-That's not an option.

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-Well, how am I supposed to get back?

-How did you get here?

-Bus.

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Grace, why don't I give you a lift home?

0:23:060:23:09

Oh. Thank you.

0:23:090:23:11

-There you are.

-Thank you.

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-You're welcome.

-Well, I'm sure my daughter will be very grateful too.

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She is very busy.

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Yes, I know. She tells me every time I speak to her.

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She's busied herself out of everything - a relationship, a family, a life.

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She seems pretty happy to me.

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Well, you're not her mother, are you?

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-Anyway, thank you.

-Bye.

0:23:390:23:44

Bye.

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How was she?

0:23:520:23:54

Thank you.

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Ah, I've found her. Megan Fellows, born Homerton Hospital Maternity Unit on the 17th May 1991.

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Mother registered as Katherine Sutcliffe,

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later to become Kathy Green when she marries Billy.

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-Well done.

-Homerton Hospital? That's Hackney, isn't it?

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That's what I was thinking. One hell of a tube journey when you're about to give birth.

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Maybe she wasn't at home when she went into labour.

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Is there a father registered on the birth certificate?

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No, but I have the last known contact details for the adoptive parents, Mr and Mrs Fellows.

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Good. Call them.

0:24:280:24:31

-Ohh!

-What's rattling your cage?

0:24:310:24:34

This is an exercise in futility.

0:24:340:24:36

-I've gone over all the evidence the sexual assault squad had on Gunnell's movements.

-And?

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And usually I'd expect to find a slip up.

0:24:420:24:45

A pattern no-one else can see.

0:24:450:24:46

We know. Because that's the weird way your brain is wired.

0:24:460:24:50

Yes, well, this time, nothing.

0:24:500:24:53

They've done well with the evidence they've managed to get, but there's not enough.

0:24:530:24:57

The CPS was right then.

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I gives me no pleasure to say so, but yes.

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And the kind of person who could plan something like this is

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exactly the kind of person we should be putting away.

0:25:050:25:09

Of course I can see how that would be upsetting, yeah.

0:25:090:25:12

But sadly that's the kids of today, isn't it?

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You haven't any idea where she might work, have you?

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You have?

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Hi.

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Welcome to Clucky's Chicken. How can I help you?

0:25:280:25:30

We're looking for Megan Fellows.

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Who sent you?

0:25:330:25:35

Detective Superintendent Pullman, this is Jack Halford from UCOS.

0:25:350:25:39

We'd like to speak to you about your birth mother.

0:25:390:25:42

What?

0:25:420:25:43

What's wrong?

0:25:450:25:47

So, why didn't anybody tell me before?

0:25:530:25:56

Did you not think I might like to be informed?

0:25:560:25:59

No, I don't suppose you bloody did, did ya?

0:25:590:26:02

-You're not supposed to smoke in here.

-Are you going to arrest me?

0:26:020:26:06

Believe me, this is better than what you're already breathing in this place.

0:26:060:26:10

OK.

0:26:100:26:12

Why don't you tell us what happened with Kathy?

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I'd wanted to get in touch for ages.

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Mum and Dad had told me from the off that I wasn't really theirs.

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They had two kids before they got me. I was their charity case.

0:26:260:26:29

They only got me to look good in front of their friends.

0:26:290:26:32

-I'm sure that's not true.

-It is.

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I was their little project.

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And when it didn't go to plan, when I didn't like their posh school

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or the stuff they bought me, they called me ungrateful and that I didn't know how lucky I was.

0:26:400:26:47

That's when I told them I wanted to find my real mum.

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But they told me I had to wait until I was 18.

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And then...

0:26:520:26:54

When you were old enough?

0:26:540:26:56

I wrote a letter. And another.

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She just ignored me. Not a word.

0:27:020:27:05

So, I thought, bollocks to this.

0:27:050:27:07

I found out where she was and I went to see her.

0:27:070:27:10

Just knocked on her bloody door.

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Her kid answered.

0:27:130:27:15

-David?

-Oh, is that his name?

0:27:150:27:16

What happened?

0:27:160:27:19

I told him he had a new sister and I invited myself in.

0:27:190:27:23

Then mummy dearest comes to see what's going on.

0:27:230:27:27

And I finally get to meet her.

0:27:270:27:29

And the reunion wasn't exactly what you'd been hoping for?

0:27:290:27:32

All I wanted was an explanation!

0:27:320:27:36

Why she gave me away!

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What was so wrong with me?

0:27:370:27:39

Well, she was only 19 when she had you.

0:27:390:27:41

So? I'm not much older and I couldn't do it.

0:27:410:27:44

And even if I did, I might find five minutes for my kid

0:27:440:27:48

if she came looking for me.

0:27:480:27:50

Her mother had just died.

0:27:500:27:52

And how the hell was I supposed to know that?

0:27:520:27:56

But it's all right.

0:27:580:27:59

I've got the message now.

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She's gone.

0:28:050:28:07

I better open up.

0:28:100:28:12

Them spicy wedges won't put themselves in the fryer, will they?

0:28:120:28:16

Mum, listen.

0:28:260:28:28

I'm sorry about earlier.

0:28:290:28:31

Hiya, sorry I'm a bit late, I've been down at social services

0:29:020:29:05

and had a look at Megan's file.

0:29:050:29:07

-I can guess what's in that without looking at it.

-Didn't do well at school,

0:29:070:29:11

in and out of trouble when she was there and left as soon as she could?

0:29:110:29:14

That's pretty much it except I've solved the Hackney mystery.

0:29:140:29:18

When Kathy became pregnant she moved in with her sister.

0:29:180:29:21

-Great. Text me the address. Jack, let's go.

-Come on, Brian.

0:29:210:29:24

Seek and ye shall find!

0:29:240:29:27

-David, get these tables.

-Morning.

0:29:330:29:37

-Look, I'm not being funny but we're late setting up.

-Dad.

0:29:370:29:40

Like I said, we really haven't got the time.

0:29:430:29:46

This shouldn't take long. I just wanted to ask if Kathy ever mentioned a Megan Fellows to you.

0:29:460:29:50

-Why? What's she got to do with all this?

-You know who she is?

0:29:500:29:54

She's nothing to do with me. Or Kathy.

0:29:540:29:56

-She's Kathy's daughter.

-So?

0:29:560:29:58

Kathy's long lost daughter who got in touch just a few weeks before she

0:29:580:30:02

died and yet you didn't think it was important enough to mention.

0:30:020:30:05

Look, I didn't know what to think, all right?

0:30:050:30:08

-I'd only just found out.

-When did she tell you?

0:30:080:30:10

She didn't! He did.

0:30:100:30:12

Kathy wasn't going to tell me anything - that she'd been to the house,

0:30:120:30:16

nothing! But he couldn't bloody wait to stir it.

0:30:160:30:19

-It wasn't like that.

-Shut up and get on with it.

0:30:190:30:21

Well, perhaps she was worried how you might react.

0:30:210:30:25

Look, I've been married nearly 20 years.

0:30:250:30:27

I thought I knew everything about my wife.

0:30:270:30:29

Because she knew everything about me. No secrets left.

0:30:290:30:32

So it was hard to take, something like that coming into your life.

0:30:320:30:35

And he was in a state about it.

0:30:350:30:37

-I wasn't. I was just surprised.

-Oh, yeah?

0:30:370:30:41

That's why you did one of your disappearing acts.

0:30:410:30:43

Had me and your mum out looking for you all night.

0:30:430:30:45

Think that's what she needed?

0:30:450:30:47

With your nan just dead... Selfish little sod.

0:30:470:30:50

Anything else you want to drag up?

0:30:510:30:53

-Anything else you need to tell us?

-No!

0:30:530:30:56

I do hope that is the case.

0:30:560:30:58

Megan found her?

0:31:000:31:02

She actually got to meet her?

0:31:040:31:06

I don't think the reunion went well.

0:31:060:31:08

Oh, God, poor Kathy.

0:31:080:31:11

I think it was fairly hard on Megan, actually.

0:31:110:31:13

Oh, yeah, of course it was.

0:31:130:31:16

Look, you don't understand...

0:31:160:31:18

Meeting Megan again was something that my sister had wanted ever since...

0:31:200:31:25

Since she'd had to give her away.

0:31:250:31:28

-You make it sound like she didn't have a choice.

-Yeah, my mother didn't give her any choice.

0:31:280:31:32

Kathy was six months gone when she told us what was going on.

0:31:320:31:35

I think she'd waited until it was too late for mum to drag her down to a clinic or something.

0:31:350:31:40

She knew how that old cow would react.

0:31:400:31:42

I take it you didn't have a great relationship with your mother.

0:31:420:31:45

I hated her. I know you're not supposed to say that,

0:31:450:31:49

especially after they've gone and died.

0:31:490:31:51

But she was a terrible mum.

0:31:520:31:55

No, I got out as soon as I could.

0:31:550:31:57

And Kathy?

0:31:570:31:59

She always did have an over-developed sense of duty.

0:31:590:32:03

But that baby was her way out.

0:32:030:32:06

She came to me for the last three months,

0:32:060:32:08

and I really thought she was going to make a go of it.

0:32:080:32:11

It wasn't going to be easy, but I was going to help her.

0:32:110:32:13

Look...

0:32:130:32:15

Look at her.

0:32:190:32:21

She was in love with that little girl.

0:32:240:32:26

And yet she still put her up for adoption?

0:32:290:32:32

I told you, Mum made her.

0:32:320:32:34

Mum turned up at the hospital.

0:32:340:32:36

I thought maybe she was there to make things all right.

0:32:360:32:39

She wasn't?

0:32:390:32:40

She was there to tell Kathy how hard it was going to be.

0:32:400:32:43

How she was too young and too stupid to be a good mum.

0:32:430:32:46

How the best thing she could do for her kid was to give her away to someone who really wanted her.

0:32:460:32:52

But Kathy wanted her. Look.

0:32:520:32:55

That wasn't the case 18 years later though.

0:32:550:32:57

Have you any idea how hard it was for Kathy with Mum?

0:32:570:33:00

-I couldn't help her.

-Why not?

0:33:000:33:03

Well, because every time I went in the house, Mum went potty.

0:33:030:33:07

It was just awful.

0:33:070:33:10

Billy, well, of course, he was next to bloody useless.

0:33:100:33:15

You don't get on with him either?

0:33:150:33:17

Kathy was always a martyr.

0:33:170:33:19

She went from a mum who treated her like crap to him.

0:33:190:33:23

When you say he treated her badly, do you mean he was violent?

0:33:230:33:26

No! I'd have done a Bobbit if he'd had ever laid a finger on my sister.

0:33:260:33:31

Actually maybe I should have done.

0:33:310:33:33

Why?

0:33:330:33:34

Because he couldn't keep it in his pants.

0:33:340:33:38

Ask him where he was the night my mother died.

0:33:380:33:42

Thank you very much. I hope this wasn't too difficult for you.

0:33:430:33:47

It's all right. I'd rather you heard the truth.

0:33:470:33:50

There's just one thing. Megan.

0:33:500:33:53

-You've met her?

-Yeah.

0:33:530:33:55

Is she all right? Is she... Is she happy?

0:33:550:34:00

Well, she has a few issues which she needs to work out for herself.

0:34:000:34:05

-Thank you. Bye-bye.

-Is she working?

0:34:050:34:09

At school?

0:34:090:34:10

I'm sorry, we're not allowed to give you any more details. Goodbye.

0:34:100:34:14

Try David.

0:34:170:34:19

Sandra, I wondered if we could have a...

0:34:240:34:27

Of course. Excuse me, sir.

0:34:270:34:29

I wanted to apologise for the way I spoke to you earlier.

0:34:330:34:36

You didn't deserve that.

0:34:360:34:37

Thank you, sir.

0:34:370:34:39

I appreciate that I brought this case to you with an agenda and it's a testament

0:34:390:34:43

to your professionalism that you've investigated it so thoroughly and with such an open mind.

0:34:430:34:48

-Again, thank you.

-I would also completely understand if you wished to call it a day on the case.

0:34:480:34:53

-I won't be doing that.

-Right.

0:34:530:34:55

Look, sir, I'm as disappointed as you that this isn't leading us where we want to go.

0:34:550:35:00

Data. That's all I need. More data.

0:35:000:35:02

And, as you can see, I'm not the only one.

0:35:020:35:05

But we have moved a bloody big rock with this.

0:35:050:35:08

And we're having a good look at what's squirming underneath it.

0:35:080:35:12

Every family has secrets.

0:35:120:35:13

That's true. But not all of them have a suspicious unexplained death to show for them.

0:35:130:35:17

Well, all I can say is carry on. Of course,

0:35:170:35:21

we're not the only ones who'll feel the disappointment.

0:35:210:35:24

Let Olivia know.

0:35:240:35:26

Unbelievable!

0:35:260:35:28

Can we talk?

0:35:310:35:33

-You do know I have to earn a living?

-David calmed down, has he?

0:35:350:35:38

He needs a firm hand. Kathy spoilt him rotten.

0:35:380:35:41

Let him get away with too much.

0:35:410:35:43

Just like she let you get away with stuff?

0:35:430:35:45

We've talked to her sister.

0:35:450:35:47

Oh, I can imagine what Jean said.

0:35:470:35:50

-Bad boy Billy?

-She suggested that at the time of Elsie's death you were having an affair.

0:35:500:35:54

Were you still seeing someone when Kathy died?

0:35:540:35:57

For a start, it wasn't an affair.

0:35:570:36:00

-It was just... A bit on the side.

-Oh, that's all right then.

0:36:000:36:03

I know it makes me sound a bit of a prat, but was tough having a sick, old woman around the house.

0:36:030:36:07

I needed to get away, take my mind off it.

0:36:070:36:11

-It was just a bunk up.

-And not the first one, apparently?

0:36:110:36:14

But anyway, you haven't answered my first question.

0:36:140:36:17

Were you seeing someone when Kathy died?

0:36:170:36:19

-No, it was over by then.

-And the woman, she'd confirm that?

0:36:190:36:22

Her husband will. He came home early one afternoon.

0:36:220:36:25

So then you went back to Kathy?

0:36:250:36:27

I never left her!

0:36:270:36:29

-And she always forgave me.

-She knew?

0:36:290:36:31

Kathy understood.

0:36:310:36:33

She understood you and you still slept around.

0:36:330:36:36

Have you ever been married?

0:36:360:36:37

It's how it works.

0:36:370:36:39

You accept things about people.

0:36:390:36:42

Just like you accepted Kathy's past.

0:36:420:36:44

What are you trying to say about me? You think I killed her?

0:36:440:36:47

It wasn't my dad! You can't just say things like that, you stupid cow!

0:36:470:36:51

-David!

-No! You can't say things like that about my family!

0:36:510:36:54

-You should just calm down.

-Shut up!

-That's enough, David. It's all right, son.

0:36:540:36:59

David!

0:36:590:37:01

Davey! David!

0:37:010:37:04

Oh, great, that's the big one.

0:37:050:37:08

Moment you lot turned up I knew we were in for a tantrum.

0:37:080:37:11

He'll probably be gone for three days! Thanks. Thanks a lot(!)

0:37:110:37:14

I'd like all the names of the women you've had affairs with, please, Mr Green.

0:37:140:37:18

-What?

-Mr Green?

0:37:180:37:19

-We need to talk about your late start this morning.

-What? Now?

0:37:190:37:22

-Been waiting for the right moment all day, have we?

-Actually, this does seem a bit insensitive...

0:37:220:37:27

-And I haven't finished yet.

-It's OK, this'll not take long.

0:37:270:37:31

-Don't you dare!

-What's he doing?

0:37:310:37:32

He's screwing me over, that's what.

0:37:320:37:35

I'm warning you.

0:37:350:37:37

Three weeks?

0:37:370:37:40

-You're suspending me for three weeks?

-If you break the rules...

0:37:400:37:44

-I'll break something!

-Billy! Billy!

0:37:440:37:46

You really shouldn't have done that.

0:37:480:37:51

-Where's the boss?

-Custody suite.

0:37:540:37:56

We've made an arrest?

0:37:560:37:58

Not the big one. Billy Green's assaulted Kevin Baxton.

0:37:580:38:02

You were right about him, Gerry. He knows when to push the button and he's bloody good at it.

0:38:020:38:07

I've been ringing around about our friend Kevin Baxton.

0:38:070:38:11

All the assaults happened at the workplace.

0:38:110:38:14

-Yeah, but we knew that.

-All was for the same employer - the council.

0:38:140:38:18

In the past 10 years, he's gone from one council job to another council job.

0:38:180:38:23

And, according to a couple of past employers, he got the jobs because

0:38:230:38:27

he came with a ringing endorsement.

0:38:270:38:29

Well, he had good references.

0:38:290:38:30

No, but from the same person. The bent ex-councillor Steven Coterell.

0:38:300:38:35

Baxton's worked at Cook Street for three years.

0:38:350:38:38

Now, before that, the longest he ever managed to keep a job

0:38:380:38:41

was six months before someone chinned him and he moved on.

0:38:410:38:44

-But because of his friend who was then in high places, he landed on his feet.

-What do you think?

0:38:440:38:49

I don't know, I can't quite put it together yet.

0:38:490:38:53

-Ah, sir.

-Mr Green is currently contemplating his rash actions in a cell.

0:38:530:38:57

You'll be over the moon to hear his victim has already secured his own legal representation.

0:38:570:39:01

I told you he was professional.

0:39:010:39:03

-His legal team...

-Team?

0:39:030:39:06

His legal team will be contacting you and Sandra to get your statements.

0:39:060:39:10

Two coppers? Billy could have chosen better witnesses.

0:39:100:39:13

And what if I didn't see anything?

0:39:130:39:16

And what if I pretend you didn't just say that, Jack?

0:39:160:39:19

When a call comes in from Caine, Wright and Johns, you will take it.

0:39:190:39:23

I'll make sure he does, sir.

0:39:240:39:26

Glad to hear it.

0:39:280:39:30

Well, that's going to be fun.

0:39:340:39:35

Chatting to an ambulance chaser in a shiny suit.

0:39:350:39:38

I think that shiny suit might be Savile Row.

0:39:380:39:41

Caine, Wright and Johns are a very big outfit.

0:39:410:39:43

They do all the big property deals.

0:39:430:39:45

Then how can he afford it?

0:39:450:39:47

I was right about him.

0:39:470:39:49

You're early. Manage to get out without waking her up, did you?

0:39:560:40:00

I don't know what you're talking about. Are you making me one?

0:40:000:40:03

Don't think you'll have time to drink it. You've got a visitor.

0:40:030:40:06

-Megan.

-What's she doing here?

-Shouting at the front desk mainly.

0:40:060:40:09

They've put her in an interview room to calm her down.

0:40:090:40:13

Great(!)

0:40:130:40:14

Megan.

0:40:170:40:19

I thought you were a copper, not a bloody social worker.

0:40:190:40:22

-Sorry?

-So you should be.

0:40:220:40:24

Cos it's not your job, is it? Bringing long lost relatives back together.

0:40:240:40:28

-I have no idea what you're talking about.

-Auntie Jean turned up.

0:40:280:40:32

-And it was you who told her how to find me, wasn't it?

-Absolutely not.

0:40:320:40:36

But there she was.

0:40:360:40:37

Well, doesn't that tell you something?

0:40:400:40:42

I told you. I don't need this shit.

0:40:420:40:45

I don't need her and I don't need anyone else.

0:40:450:40:48

And I don't need Kathy Green's bloody letters!

0:40:480:40:51

Letters she wrote and never sent.

0:40:510:40:55

Now, without the histrionics and bad language,

0:41:020:41:05

why don't you just tell me what happened?

0:41:050:41:08

Auntie Jean,

0:41:080:41:10

that's actually what she asked me to call her. She tried telling me how much my mum loved me.

0:41:100:41:17

Well, I don't want to hear it.

0:41:170:41:20

You don't want to hear that your mum loved you?

0:41:200:41:23

I don't want to hear the lie. And then she gave me this.

0:41:230:41:27

She said that my mum wrote to me.

0:41:270:41:29

All the time. Sent me birthday cards.

0:41:290:41:31

She looked after them for her.

0:41:310:41:34

So the husband wouldn't find out Kathy's dirty little secret.

0:41:340:41:38

Well, I want you to give them back to her.

0:41:380:41:41

Tell her I'm not interested.

0:41:410:41:43

Have you read them?

0:41:430:41:45

I don't want to!

0:41:450:41:47

-Read this.

-No.

0:41:550:41:56

Look, you can do it here or you can do it in one of the cells.

0:41:560:42:00

-It's up to you.

-You can't do that!

-Try me.

0:42:000:42:03

Guv'nor, Cook Street Market's been set on fire.

0:42:040:42:09

OK, I'll be right there.

0:42:090:42:12

Where do you think you're going?

0:42:120:42:14

You're staying here until you've read all of them.

0:42:140:42:17

I'm not reading them letters. You can't make me! I'm not doing it!

0:42:170:42:20

Could have been very nasty.

0:42:280:42:30

Started early this morning. Lucky the place was empty.

0:42:300:42:33

But was that luck or judgement?

0:42:330:42:35

It's a crime scene now.

0:42:350:42:36

The fire brigade are pretty convinced they're looking at arson.

0:42:360:42:40

Someone set fire to a big pile of cardboard next to the bins.

0:42:400:42:43

The bins which were next to Baxton's office.

0:42:430:42:45

Another attack to add to his score sheet, perhaps?

0:42:450:42:49

Luckily he was at his solicitor's at the time, so...

0:42:490:42:52

So, do we think we might have anything to do with it?

0:42:520:42:55

I think you could say that, Jack, yes.

0:42:550:42:58

CID are questioning him.

0:43:050:43:07

-It won't be a tough nut to crack, so I wouldn't imagine it would take too long.

-Poor kid.

0:43:070:43:11

Have Baxton's solicitors called yet?

0:43:110:43:14

What?

0:43:140:43:16

We think we ought to have a little chat with Kevin Baxton.

0:43:160:43:22

Do you need to talk to me about David Green?

0:43:220:43:24

I was the target of that arson attack, you know.

0:43:240:43:27

Yeah, we've established that.

0:43:270:43:29

But you should be used to being a target now.

0:43:290:43:31

14 assaults in nearly as many years!

0:43:310:43:35

That is if you count Billy putting one on you.

0:43:350:43:37

-It counts.

-I bet it does.

0:43:370:43:40

-How much do you reckon you're going to get in compensation?

-It's not about that...

0:43:400:43:44

You've had as many jobs as compensation claims!

0:43:440:43:47

You've worked everywhere, haven't you? High rises,

0:43:470:43:50

old folks' home, multi-story car park, community centre.

0:43:500:43:53

-All council-run facilities.

-I enjoy working in the public sector.

0:43:530:43:56

-It's a shame the public don't enjoy it.

-Tell us,

0:43:560:43:59

if you've been on the wrong end of an assault in the workplace,

0:43:590:44:03

why is it you that has to move on?

0:44:030:44:04

Maybe I don't feel comfortable working in a violent atmosphere.

0:44:040:44:07

Or maybe you feel there's no point staying because you know

0:44:070:44:10

the place is going to be bulldozed or turned into luxury flats or a shopping centre.

0:44:100:44:15

Which is what's happened to every place you've worked apart from the market.

0:44:150:44:19

A lot of the council properties are sold off.

0:44:190:44:21

Yeah, and most of them were sold by Councillor Steven Coterell.

0:44:210:44:25

Bit of a scandal about that, wasn't there?

0:44:250:44:27

Cos he had vested interests, seeing as he was on the board of

0:44:270:44:31

Westoe Development, and they were the ones buying all the property.

0:44:310:44:34

-I wouldn't know anything about that.

-Really?

0:44:340:44:37

Cos it was all over the local paper.

0:44:370:44:39

And that's why Coterell lost his seat on the council.

0:44:390:44:42

Do you know who does all the legal paperwork for Westoe Developments?

0:44:420:44:47

-Caine, Wright and Johns.

-And we know you know them.

0:44:470:44:50

So, who is it you do work for -

0:44:500:44:52

is it the ex-councillor, the property developers, the law firm?

0:44:520:44:56

I don't work for any of them any more.

0:44:580:45:00

Not since the property market crashed.

0:45:020:45:06

And when I did work for them, I wasn't doing anything illegal.

0:45:060:45:09

Fine, then tell us what you did do.

0:45:090:45:12

Just intelligence gathering.

0:45:140:45:17

I'd identify any obstacles to the sale of council facilities.

0:45:170:45:22

Was Kathy Green an obstacle?

0:45:220:45:24

See, I can't imagine your usual tricks working on her.

0:45:240:45:27

Patience of a saint.

0:45:270:45:29

-Everyone says so.

-I was there to see who'd put up a fight when

0:45:290:45:34

Coterell announced his plans to sell.

0:45:340:45:36

Everyone was so lax about the market rules and regs...

0:45:360:45:40

I got rid of half of them by handing out suspensions.

0:45:400:45:43

-Apart from Kathy Green.

-And because of her family connection with

0:45:430:45:46

the market, she was the one who put up a fight to stop you closing it.

0:45:460:45:49

She was nursing her senile mother.

0:45:490:45:51

I didn't think she was going to be problem.

0:45:510:45:54

You underestimated her a bit there though.

0:45:540:45:57

-What did it take to get rid of her?

-What are you implying?

0:45:570:45:59

You were alone with her on the morning she died.

0:45:590:46:02

You don't understand. When the property market slumped,

0:46:050:46:09

Westoe Developments lost interest in Cook Street.

0:46:090:46:13

But Steven Coterell didn't.

0:46:130:46:15

He was fighting his council seat in the midst of a corruption scandal, remember?

0:46:150:46:20

So what looks better to the voters?

0:46:200:46:21

Being involved in the regeneration of a local market,

0:46:210:46:24

or closing the damn thing down?

0:46:240:46:27

I told you. I knew he was a wrong 'un.

0:46:300:46:31

-You knew nothing, except that he clamped your car and you wanted to get your own back.

-So?

0:46:310:46:36

I've just spoken to the SIO on the arson case, they're having a problem with David Green.

0:46:360:46:41

-What sort of problem?

-Apparently he's absolutely beside himself and they can't calm him down.

0:46:410:46:45

He keeps asking for his pills.

0:46:450:46:47

Pills? What kind of pills?

0:46:470:46:49

Well, they've spoken to the GP and there's no prescription on file for him.

0:46:490:46:53

-Just like Kathy?

-So, I've called in someone to help.

0:46:530:46:57

-Who?

-Nurse Helen.

0:46:570:46:59

I did that digging you asked me to.

0:46:590:47:01

You were right, she does go all out for her patients, a bit too far for some of them.

0:47:010:47:06

And there have been complaints from the patients' families.

0:47:060:47:09

She's very high-handed and apparently has a liking

0:47:090:47:12

for making decisions that aren't hers to make.

0:47:120:47:14

Right, get her in.

0:47:140:47:17

When I heard poor David needed me, what else could I do?

0:47:170:47:21

So, these tablets he's asking for...

0:47:210:47:24

-There you go.

-And this is his prescription?

0:47:250:47:28

-It's David's medication.

-No, no. That's not what I asked.

0:47:280:47:31

Are these prescribed for David?

0:47:310:47:33

I didn't know I was coming here to be questioned.

0:47:330:47:37

Excuse me, can I just...

0:47:370:47:38

Ah, the instructions are in Spanish.

0:47:400:47:44

But I know how to pronounce this bit - propranolol hydrochloride.

0:47:440:47:48

Sorry, I need a translation.

0:47:480:47:49

Beta-blockers.

0:47:490:47:51

I'm assuming that David doesn't have a heart condition.

0:47:530:47:57

He needed something to calm him down.

0:47:570:47:59

-You should see him when he loses his temper.

-I have.

0:47:590:48:01

And I think he needs a bit more than a few pills. He needs proper help.

0:48:010:48:05

I was helping him. I was helping the whole family.

0:48:050:48:07

What? You had them all on unprescribed medication?

0:48:070:48:11

What about Kathy?

0:48:110:48:13

What did she need?

0:48:130:48:15

You don't understand what she went through.

0:48:150:48:18

You've got no idea what it takes to look after someone in that state.

0:48:180:48:22

-But you do.

-Yes.

0:48:220:48:26

I don't mean as a nurse.

0:48:260:48:28

I mean your experience with your dad.

0:48:280:48:30

You love looking after dementia patients... Even after your father?

0:48:330:48:37

I give people the help that I never had.

0:48:370:48:40

The help that I needed, that I asked for.

0:48:400:48:43

I'm good at my job because I understand what people are going through, day in and day out.

0:48:430:48:49

Watching someone you love just disappear.

0:48:490:48:52

-So you think it's better to speed things up?

-No. That's not what I'm saying.

0:48:520:48:57

There was a complaint made against you last year.

0:49:000:49:03

That was all a misunderstanding.

0:49:030:49:05

The husband of a dementia patient claimed you'd offered to help his wife die.

0:49:050:49:08

That's not what I suggested. I just wanted to make her more comfortable.

0:49:080:49:13

And how were you going to do that, what were you going to give her?

0:49:130:49:17

-Did you make the same offer to Kathy?

-Oh, for God's sake!

0:49:170:49:20

There was nothing left of Elsie by then.

0:49:200:49:22

Kathy had said her goodbyes, said all she needed to say...

0:49:220:49:26

It wasn't your decision to make.

0:49:260:49:29

I didn't make a decision.

0:49:290:49:31

I just...

0:49:310:49:34

I showed Kathy that there was another way.

0:49:340:49:38

A better way for it to come to an end.

0:49:380:49:42

I just...

0:49:420:49:43

guided her in the right direction.

0:49:430:49:46

Guided or pushed?

0:49:460:49:48

Hi.

0:49:570:49:59

She really wanted me.

0:50:060:50:09

She wasn't ashamed of me at all.

0:50:120:50:14

-It was her mum!

-I know.

0:50:160:50:18

I mean, look at it all!

0:50:180:50:22

Every birthday card she sent me.

0:50:220:50:24

My birth certificate...

0:50:240:50:26

..my hospital bracelet...

0:50:280:50:30

She kept it all.

0:50:320:50:34

She was just waiting for me to get in touch.

0:50:360:50:38

But when I did...

0:50:380:50:41

It wasn't your fault, it wasn't the right time.

0:50:410:50:43

I know.

0:50:450:50:47

She said.

0:50:470:50:49

This is the last one.

0:50:520:50:55

It's OK, you can read it.

0:50:590:51:01

-Are you sure?

-I think you probably need to.

0:51:010:51:07

Megan...

0:51:220:51:25

It's this bit.

0:51:250:51:26

"Don't blame yourself, my beautiful girl.

0:51:310:51:34

"I'm not doing this because of you.

0:51:370:51:39

"I'm not even doing it for you.

0:51:410:51:43

"This is me being selfish

0:51:460:51:49

"and doing something for myself.

0:51:490:51:52

"I just need to stop feeling this way.

0:51:540:51:57

"I just need to let go."

0:51:590:52:01

An actual suicide note.

0:52:180:52:21

Yep, case closed. Damage done.

0:52:210:52:23

And Brian's passed on all the information about Helen,

0:52:230:52:26

-so she won't be helping anyone else from now on.

-Good.

0:52:260:52:29

And the council's human resources mob are taking a look into Baxton's employment record.

0:52:290:52:34

And we might be about to put a rapist away.

0:52:340:52:36

Hello, Olivia. I thought you said that even you couldn't do anything with the evidence.

0:52:360:52:41

So, I found some new evidence using your theory.

0:52:410:52:44

You thought that Kathy's death might have been a first attempt to

0:52:440:52:47

drug someone by Gunnell and that he'd accidentally overdosed her.

0:52:470:52:51

But the more I thought about it, you wouldn't overdo it

0:52:510:52:55

when you were first trying it out. You'd under-dose.

0:52:550:52:58

Someone with a small amount of Temazepam in their system would be

0:52:580:53:02

tired and woozy, but they wouldn't go into a deep sleep.

0:53:020:53:05

But they certainly wouldn't be safe to drive,

0:53:050:53:07

and that's why I spoke to the traffic unit and asked them for details

0:53:070:53:10

of any early morning car accidents in the area around the snack van

0:53:100:53:15

in the months between Gunnell getting his roadside vendor's license

0:53:150:53:19

-and the first reported attack.

-And?

0:53:190:53:22

And I narrowed them down using the gender of the driver,

0:53:220:53:25

the intended destination and the suspected cause of the accident.

0:53:250:53:28

I found two women who crashed their cars going to work.

0:53:280:53:32

Cause - driver error, possibly caused by intoxication.

0:53:320:53:37

I talked to the drivers.

0:53:370:53:38

-And guess what?

-Please tell me they'd stopped for a morning coffee.

0:53:380:53:41

Both of them. Both at Gunnell's van.

0:53:410:53:44

-Gotcha!

-But don't you have the same problem as the rapes?

0:53:440:53:48

It's all circumstantial.

0:53:480:53:50

Both accidents were serious enough for the traffic unit to request blood tests

0:53:500:53:54

-after the breathalyser tests came back negative, and guess what they found?

-Temazepam?

0:53:540:53:59

One accident was so serious that someone at the scene called an ambulance.

0:53:590:54:05

Gunnell's mobile.

0:54:050:54:07

Proof he was following the women after he drugged them!

0:54:070:54:10

-I mean you've got to put a case together, but it could be enough.

-It's good enough for me.

0:54:100:54:15

-Right... Pub!

-Give me five!

0:54:150:54:18

You coming to the pub?

0:54:180:54:20

-See you there.

-I think a celebratory cufflink is well in order.

0:54:200:54:23

Sandra, I just wanted to say thank you.

0:54:260:54:29

And sorry. I shouldn't have questioned the direction of your investigation.

0:54:290:54:33

-It's OK.

-No, it's not.

0:54:330:54:35

I just couldn't bear the idea of finishing my career

0:54:350:54:38

with that bastard still out on the streets.

0:54:380:54:40

How long have you got left?

0:54:400:54:42

Finished today.

0:54:420:54:44

I've never asked you, have you got a family? Kids?

0:54:440:54:46

-No.

-Gosh, isn't that strange?

0:54:460:54:48

Why do I feel the need to say something sympathetic?

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Well, you wouldn't be the first.

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Someone once told me I could always get a cat.

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The thing is, I don't regret it.

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I made my choice and I loved my job.

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Why should I apologise about that?

0:55:000:55:02

-You shouldn't.

-Sandra, I just wanted to...

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I'll catch you up.

0:55:040:55:06

I just wanted to say thank you.

0:55:070:55:10

-I was just doing my job.

-Yes, that's what I'm thanking you for.

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Well, let's not forget it was a team effort.

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-I mean, Olivia made the first connection.

-Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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And this is the same woman who has just walked away from the job

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cos she doesn't think she can do it justice any more.

0:55:220:55:24

-Do you think that's right, sir?

-Well, I can't...

-Good night.

0:55:240:55:28

Mum?

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Sorry I'm late.

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-I thought we had another day.

-No, my train leaves in an hour.

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But I was going to make dinner. I've bought vegetables.

0:55:410:55:45

Perhaps I've had a lucky escape.

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It was a joke, dear.

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You don't have to go.

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I think I do.

0:55:580:56:01

It was nice idea, but...

0:56:010:56:04

-We're not ready.

-You're not ready.

0:56:050:56:09

I mean... You're very busy.

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I can see that now.

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OK, fine.

0:56:180:56:20

-I'll take you to the station.

-I've booked a cab.

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Of course you have.

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Goodbye, Mum. Safe journey.

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Sandra, you know where I am if you need me.

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But don't leave it too late, darling.

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# It's all right, it's OK

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# Doesn't really matter if you're old and grey

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# It's all right, it's OK

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# Listen to what I say

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# It's all right, doing fine

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# Doesn't really matter if the sun don't shine

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# It's all right, it's OK

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# We're getting to the end of the day. #

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