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Episode 6

Drama series. Joe's future in the army hangs in the balance. Armstrong fears for Yusra's safety. Honor is devastated by Joe's secret past.


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They're offering a swap - Kadir in exchange for George.

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We don't talk to terrorists.

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I took a look at your story, poor Valerie Cotton.

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You're a pregnant woman, you don't know what you're saying.

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You're the one making me have these babies!

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I'm here to see Martha Franklin.

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I'm Captain Martin's wife.

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So this is not a friendly visit?

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No, I love him.

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I don't want you to have anything to do with this, Armstrong.

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You won't pull this off without me.

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Tony.

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One woman and a child, in exchange for your great leader.

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Mummy! Daddy!

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Captain Martin, I'm placing you under arrest,

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for allowing the escape from lawful custody of a prisoner of war.

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CRASHING AND BANGING

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Open.

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DOOR SLAMS Legs apart.

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What are you looking for?

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Aden, where east meets west.

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Vital as an oil refinery as well as a Gulf trade route.

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The beach here at Aden is lovely.

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The sun is warm and the sharks are not always hungry.

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The occasional outbreaks of violence are caused by what are officially

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called dissident tribesmen.

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As long as there's trouble, there must be troops.

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The Queen has full confidence in Aden's future, describing it as

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the perfect example of colonial rule.

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What are you doing?

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Cover for me.

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Where are you going?

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Look, the NLF will kill Yusra for what she did.

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And we're letting it happen. I'm not having that.

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Please, please.

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Corporal Armstrong.

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Where is he?

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On patrol, sir.

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-Get him back.

-Erm, there's no radio contact, sir.

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It's a problem up in Radfan.

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-Bang! Bang!

-I see.

-Bang! Bang! Bang!

-Yes.

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Bang. Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!

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-That's settled, then. Ten o'clock tomorrow. Goodbye.

-Bang! Bang!

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Bit quieter, darling, Daddy can't hear himself think.

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Where's Yusra?

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Go and play in your bedroom, George.

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Well, they've taken a statement from me,

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-which means I have to give evidence.

-In court? Against Joe?

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It's not "against" him, Mary, it's just the facts.

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I gave the order, he disobeyed it.

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He saved George!

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-Mary...

-I don't understand. He'd be dead if it weren't for Joe Martin.

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An order is an order, there's nothing I can do for him.

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You're part of the prosecution case against the man

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who saved our son's life.

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He saved me from the bad men.

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Yes.

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So why is he in prison?

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Will they shoot him, Daddy?

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Joe saw all of these.

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He was there.

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And was asked to deny that it had ever happened.

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But he kept the film.

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Yeah, you know a good man by what he does under pressure.

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Do the British want these photographs destroyed

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because they're embarrassing?

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Yes.

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Because they tell a story that isn't the official account

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of what is happening here?

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Sure. Do the families of these men deserve to see them?

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I think so.

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I should go to him.

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Honor. The little man has to lose.

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You do know that?

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Every time.

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What was it?

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You know what the order was.

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I can make this so hard for you.

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Eczema.

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The heat makes it almost intolerable.

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He never gets through an interview without a good scratch.

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Maybe this time.

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The order was to escort a prisoner.

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Who gave you the order?

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Major Markham.

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Did you obey it?

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No.

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Do you know what it means to disobey an order?

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Yes.

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Sit down.

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I had a choice. A child with his whole life ahead of him...

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Who do you think you are?

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I want you to listen carefully,

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because this is the most important thing you will ever hear.

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The whole of High Command know who you are,

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they're taking a real interest in Captain Babyface.

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If you decide to fight us, we will expose you.

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Does your new wife know about your sordid past?

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What do you want?

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Help me.

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Help yourself.

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Yusra! Yusra?

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The NLF don't like it when you help the enemy.

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The family.

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Locked inside, burnt to death.

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But not Yusra.

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Where is she?

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I know where she is, but you need to go.

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Where is she?! Where is she?!

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Where is she? Where is she?!

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-Where is she?!

-You should go.

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You need to go now. Go now.

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-Yusra!

-Go! You should go! You should go!

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You should go, go!

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HORN BLARES

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MUSIC PLAYS ON RADIO

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Cucumber.

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Thank you.

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I want an abortion.

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That's against the law.

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Yes. I'm asking you to help me.

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Why do you feel you want to do this?

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Why do you feel you can ask?

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I'm a doctor. I can't just...

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Really? Why not?

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You know better than me what I want?

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I didn't ask you here for moral guidance.

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It's my duty...

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It's none of your business!

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I would do it myself if I could, but I can't.

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Please.

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What does your husband say?

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SHE SOBS

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Joe...

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I'm sorry. I wasn't thinking of you. I should have been.

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No. No, you were just being brave.

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I'll be discharged from the army and I... It'll be years, Honor...

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..and when I get out...

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don't wait for me. Find a new life.

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-Take the handcuffs off.

-I can't do that.

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He's in a cell in the most secure building in Aden

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with the British Army guarding him and you need to keep his hands tied

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so he can't hug his wife?!

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What kind of man are you?

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Just tell the truth and everything will be all right.

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There. That's what I loved about you.

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Such uncomplicated innocence.

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Here's Honor, as she is, as she always will be.

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Loved? You said "loved".

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-Love.

-Then that's enough. Everything's unpicked by love

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and the truth isn't frightened of anything or anyone.

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It's not that simple,

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I'm not that simple.

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There's something you don't know about my past, Honor...

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Shhh. Not now, hmm?

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I brought the film to Martha. I've seen the photographs.

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Honor... Why didn't you destroy it?

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I think it's because deep down, you don't think

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that concealing the truth can ever be right.

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-BANGING ON DOOR

-Time's up!

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When my mother fell asleep on the chair on a Sunday,

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my father would steal in and allow himself to go back

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to their beginnings and whispered to her, "When you are old and grey

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"and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire,

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"take down this book, and slowly read,

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"and dream of the soft look your eyes had once,

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"and of their shadows deep.

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"How many loved your moments of glad grace,

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"and loved your beauty with love false and true,

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"but one man loved the pilgrim soul in you."

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Look at me.

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Hold on to love for dear life, Joe.

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When you have it.

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So an accused is, erm, well, he's allowed someone alongside him

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to talk to, to take advice from, to cross examine witnesses for,

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as a kind of pal, you know,

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so, well, they call it an officer's friend.

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Did you know that?

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I did what I did and I'd do it again.

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There's no advice to give.

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Do you know you almost sound as if you think you deserve to be

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punished for this?

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It's very nice of you to offer to be my... What's it called?

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My friend. I don't really need your help...

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Yeah, well, you don't have a choice, I'm afraid,

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cos you saved my life.

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Yeah, a life for a life.

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I was dead, Joe. I was dead on that road.

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They told me at the hospital.

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I had minutes left to live when you came for me.

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You dragged me back from the edge.

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I can't imagine where you got the courage and the strength.

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-So where's your fight now?

-I have to plead guilty.

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What about Honor?

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Well, do you feel guilty?

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Because if you don't, and you plead guilty,

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then you'll wake up the morning after you've been sentenced

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you're going to look at the wall of your cell and you'll

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know that there is nothing you can do in the rest of your life that

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will correct the mistake you made in not being honest with yourself.

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I'm not sure you'll survive, Joe.

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There's no defence, is there?

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Why don't we trust in the moral high ground being a good place

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to defend oneself?

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Bang! Bang! You're dead. I've got you now. You...

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What would happen if you said no?

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What if you told them you wouldn't give evidence?

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Then my career would be over.

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I see.

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Bang! Bang! You're dead, you're dead, you're dead!

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You can't stay with me.

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It's not safe.

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I saw your house.

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Your whole family.

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I thought you were dead.

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I wanted to die.

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I thought I'd never see you again, I...

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I'm never leaving you.

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Jesus Christ.

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Sorry. Hello. I, I was just...

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The door was open?

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-Yes.

-Were the lights on?

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What? I think so.

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And the fan? Did you turn that on?

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No.

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-I'm sure...

-KNOCKING AT DOOR

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Laundry.

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I didn't send any.

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Shall I put it away?

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Just leave it! Thanks.

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Last time I was here, I saw Harvey Tilbrook.

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He lied to me.

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-What about?

-Seeing you.

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Why would he do that?

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I don't know.

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But I saw him talking to a man in the hotel lobby.

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Who?

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There's nothing to worry about. Prosecution have got it all in hand.

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I'll have the glass, you have the bottle.

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Other way round, maybe, sir?

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It's court in the morning.

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So, why are you here?

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If your job were one thing...

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..if being a sergeant in the British Army boiled down to one thing...?

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Knowing my officers and my men better than they know themselves.

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-Captain Martin?

-Is a good man.

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Major Markham?

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Doesn't need to ask his sergeant what to do.

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HE SIGHS

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DOOR OPENS

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Hut!

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Hut!

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Hut!

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All sit.

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Remove head dress.

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Yes, Mr Bishop.

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I swear by Almighty God that the evidence

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I give shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

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Who gave Captain Martin the order to escort Kadir?

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-I did.

-Personally? Directly?

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Yes.

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Did you later discover whether the order had been carried out?

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Yes.

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And had it?

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Was the order carried out, Major Markham?

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No.

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What would you have done?

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If you had been in Captain Martin's shoes?

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What if it was his son that was being held hostage,

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sentenced to die, clock ticking down and you had the chance to save him,

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what would you do? Your duty?

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His child?

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My duty.

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Thank you, Major.

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And if it were your own child?

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Abraham was prepared to kill his own son

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because God demanded it of him and what about you, sir?

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If the Army demanded it of you, would it be the right thing?

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Erm...

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No, it wouldn't. I'm sorry.

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This is all hypothetical.

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Well, if this officer, whom everyone describes as the best, the most

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upstanding of men, tells us that there are circumstances in which it

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is right to disobey an order, then it proves the possibility exists.

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A principle is starting to be established.

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Disobeying an order can be the right thing to do.

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I don't agree. Law and morality are the same thing.

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-What, in Nazi Germany?

-This is not Nazi Germany.

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Or at Amritsar.

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Would you have shot those 600 defenceless men, women and children

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because your commanding officer asked you to do it, Brigadier?

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The question's not a rhetorical one, sir.

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It is impertinent!

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If my CO's moral map has room in it for conscience,

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then this is not a strict liability offence.

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I, I'd like to say something.

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When I gave the order to Captain Martin,

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my son was missing.

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I believed then that he was certain to die.

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And the end of his life felt like the end of my life.

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Every decision I have made as a commanding officer,

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every order I have given has been done so with the deep care

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that the privilege of commanding the best soldiers in the world asks for.

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-Major...

-However, when I gave that order to Captain Martin...

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..I was not fit to do so.

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I was unfit to command my men. I'm sorry.

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In interview, you were asked if you disobeyed an order? Did you?

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Yes, morally it was the only choice.

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Ah, yes, the moral man.

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Where were you on the afternoon of Christmas Day?

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I had work to see to.

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What kind of work?

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An interview.

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On Christmas Day?

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-Yes.

-Who were you interviewing?

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-A reporter.

-Name?

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Martha Franklin.

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In the office?

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-No.

-Somewhere else on the base?

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In a bar.

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On Christmas day?

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Yes.

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Did you tell your wife that you were going off to meet a woman in a bar?

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-Not exactly.

-Well, yes or no?

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Not exactly.

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You're going to have to explain that answer for those of us

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who believe the truth to be a simple concept.

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What the truth is or appears to be always depends

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on who's looking at it, wouldn't you say?

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Did you tell your wife where you were going? Yes or no.

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No.

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When did you next see Martha Franklin?

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The next day.

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-Boxing day?

-Yes.

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Same bar?

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-No.

-Where?

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The Gordon Hotel.

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In the lobby?

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-No.

-In the bar?

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I wanted to explain...

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No, no, where did you meet for your interview, Captain Martin?

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In her room.

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INDISCTINCT MURMURING

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Are you a moral man, Captain Martin?

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It's over, isn't it? I'm going down.

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Honor.

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What?

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I want them to hear her talk about you.

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I'm not going to put her through that.

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That'd be up to her.

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It's fine.

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I can hide.

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But with a British soldier beside me, it's not possible.

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You must go.

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No.

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If you love me, if you want me to be safe, you have to go.

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Coca-Cola, please. Ice, no lemon.

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It's up to you what I drink?

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You're a guest.

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-Sometimes you forget, you people.

-The interview has to be in English.

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Kadir's English is better than my Arabic.

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You don't make the conditions.

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If it's not in English, I won't agree to it.

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So, you see, I do.

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Western arrogance.

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No. A reporter's rules.

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How do we know we can trust you?

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You don't. I'll write whatever I like.

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I mean, how do we know we can trust you,

0:35:320:35:35

not to bring the British Army with you?

0:35:350:35:36

Well, you don't know that either.

0:35:360:35:38

Except it would go against everything

0:35:390:35:42

I believe in as a reporter.

0:35:420:35:43

These are just words.

0:35:460:35:48

What else is there?

0:35:480:35:51

He did the right thing, for honest reasons.

0:36:050:36:07

My husband's a good man. I know he is.

0:36:080:36:12

Thank you.

0:36:150:36:16

How long have you been married?

0:36:240:36:26

Nine weeks.

0:36:260:36:27

And before you were married, how long had you known him?

0:36:270:36:30

Not long. We, erm, we met on Valentine's day.

0:36:300:36:33

-How romantic.

-Yes.

0:36:330:36:35

How much do you know about his life before he met you?

0:36:360:36:43

Does the name Valerie Cotton mean anything to you?

0:36:430:36:47

No.

0:36:490:36:50

Really? Nothing?

0:36:500:36:53

She drowned herself a week after writing a letter to your husband.

0:36:530:37:00

Oh, my goodness.

0:37:000:37:01

The letter says, "I love you.

0:37:020:37:08

"I will leave my husband and my children

0:37:080:37:11

"if you promise to be with me.

0:37:110:37:13

"If you don't make the promise, I cannot live."

0:37:130:37:17

She received no reply.

0:37:170:37:20

You really don't know about this, do you?

0:37:200:37:22

-FAINTLY:

-The date of the letter? The second of February 1964.

0:37:260:37:31

One year and 12 days before the Valentine's Day

0:37:330:37:35

on which you met Joe Martin.

0:37:350:37:37

Was it a dance?

0:37:390:37:41

Sorry?

0:37:430:37:45

Did you meet him at a dance?

0:37:450:37:47

Yes.

0:37:490:37:51

Is he a good dancer?

0:37:510:37:53

Erm... Yes.

0:37:540:37:57

That's about all you can say, isn't it?

0:37:570:37:59

Concerning the character of your husband? "He's a good dancer."

0:37:590:38:04

Thank you, Mr Bishop,

0:38:070:38:09

court will resume at ten o'clock tomorrow morning.

0:38:090:38:12

SHE SCREAMS

0:38:250:38:27

BRAKES SCREECH

0:38:320:38:34

Martha?

0:38:520:38:53

SHE SOBS

0:39:400:39:43

Coca-Cola - ice, no lemon.

0:40:070:40:11

-Shall we begin?

-Yusra's family.

0:40:190:40:24

-Was that you?

-We kill people who betray us.

0:40:240:40:29

You cannot win - militarily.

0:40:290:40:32

You see, Britain,

0:40:330:40:36

deep down, is very ashamed of Empire.

0:40:360:40:40

She doesn't want to be seen talking of her shame,

0:40:400:40:45

-but she feels it nonetheless.

-Are you talking to them?

-Yes.

0:40:450:40:51

If that were true, you wouldn't tell me.

0:40:530:40:55

Go on.

0:40:580:41:00

Why not carry on negotiations?

0:41:000:41:04

Why wreck it all by telling a journalist?

0:41:040:41:07

It's very simple - true independence is not given away,

0:41:070:41:14

it's taken.

0:41:140:41:16

You want me to write a story about secret talks?

0:41:170:41:20

People in Britain need to confront their shame.

0:41:220:41:26

I'm thinking about Great Britain as well as Aden.

0:41:260:41:29

The benevolent terrorist.

0:41:300:41:33

Oh, now, Miss Franklin.

0:41:330:41:36

What is this word? Is Mandela a terrorist?

0:41:360:41:41

Kenyatta? Nehru?

0:41:420:41:45

And, anyway, the British government, they don't talk to terrorists.

0:41:450:41:51

Most certainly not about handing over of power to them.

0:41:530:41:57

You're using me to expose the hypocrisy.

0:41:570:42:01

Absolutely.

0:42:010:42:02

Who have you met with?

0:42:020:42:04

A very distinguished and rare old bird.

0:42:040:42:08

The Minister for Colonies.

0:42:120:42:14

How can I verify this?

0:42:170:42:19

Your laundry is back in your drawer, your fan is off,

0:42:190:42:24

the light on your desk is off, and the photographs destroyed.

0:42:240:42:28

You've been spying on me.

0:42:280:42:30

Not us.

0:42:360:42:38

What are you doing here?

0:42:510:42:54

I don't have time to talk.

0:42:560:42:59

I have to write a story and it has to be now.

0:42:590:43:03

You look terrible.

0:43:080:43:09

Joe has a past I didn't know about.

0:43:090:43:11

You found out?

0:43:130:43:15

In court.

0:43:150:43:17

Barristers are bullies.

0:43:260:43:29

We all have secrets, Honor.

0:43:340:43:37

Apart from you.

0:43:390:43:41

They think that by telling me something I don't know about Joe,

0:43:430:43:46

they'll turn me away from him.

0:43:460:43:48

They're wrong. I love him and I don't know him,

0:43:490:43:53

but both things can be true.

0:43:530:43:57

Right?

0:43:570:43:58

It's the first one that matters.

0:44:000:44:02

-I thought you might be dead.

-Ha! Why?

0:44:100:44:13

Well, because without the photographs, it all depends on you.

0:44:130:44:16

I have a story to write. It's the biggest of my career.

0:44:160:44:21

Then Joe will go to prison.

0:44:210:44:23

What is it that you said?

0:44:270:44:29

The...the little man has to pay the price - every time.

0:44:290:44:32

What are you doing?

0:44:430:44:45

Whitehall, London, please.

0:44:520:44:54

Martha Franklin, Washington Post.

0:44:580:45:00

Can you put me through to the Minister of Colonies?

0:45:000:45:03

Oh, just a few questions.

0:45:030:45:06

He's... He's overseas?

0:45:060:45:11

Oh, he's in London.

0:45:110:45:14

Thanks.

0:45:150:45:17

This is the man you saw talking to Tilbrook.

0:45:320:45:35

Officially, he's not here.

0:45:360:45:37

You know what they say at Sandhurst?

0:45:510:45:53

If you can't see your face in your shoes, they're not ready.

0:45:530:45:56

And can you?

0:45:590:46:01

HE SIGHS

0:46:010:46:02

Sir.

0:46:470:46:48

Something for you.

0:46:480:46:51

Sir. What is it?

0:46:510:46:54

Redemption.

0:46:540:46:55

What about the German cars? DOOR CLOSES

0:47:040:47:07

-You're home early.

-I thought I could take George swimming.

0:47:110:47:15

Yay! Swimming!

0:47:150:47:18

-Colin Calvert. Cabinet Minister.

-Yes, that's him.

0:47:230:47:27

That's the man I was taking to The Gordon Hotel.

0:47:270:47:31

His code name's Owl.

0:47:310:47:33

There, Owl. Date, time.

0:47:330:47:36

Pick up 12:55 hours, delivery 13:30.

0:47:360:47:40

Co-ordinates eight, eight, four, triple one.

0:47:400:47:43

No. That can't be right.

0:47:430:47:46

Triple one?

0:47:460:47:48

I remember that. That's where I was taking Kadir.

0:47:490:47:52

Starfish.

0:47:520:47:54

Starfish and Owl.

0:47:540:47:57

The Minister was here to meet with the terrorists.

0:47:570:48:00

The Government have been talking to the men

0:48:000:48:02

who would have killed George Markham.

0:48:020:48:04

DOOR OPENS

0:48:040:48:06

I know you've been talking with Kadir.

0:48:100:48:12

I know the distinguished Cabinet Minister is in Aden to hold

0:48:130:48:17

secret talks with the leader of a terrorist organization

0:48:170:48:21

who kidnap small children.

0:48:210:48:23

I know his people in London are lying about his whereabouts.

0:48:230:48:28

I know all this, because there is a military logbook that verifies it.

0:48:280:48:32

And I know just how embarrassing all this would be

0:48:320:48:36

if I were to publish it.

0:48:360:48:39

What would the headlines be?

0:48:390:48:41

There'd be no story.

0:48:430:48:46

You'd give up your story.

0:48:470:48:49

Mr Bishop.

0:49:100:49:12

After much careful consideration, the Crown has taken the view that

0:49:140:49:17

there are now compelling reasons why it is not in the interests

0:49:170:49:20

of justice or the national interest to pursue this prosecution further.

0:49:200:49:25

GASPS AND INDISTINCT MURMURING

0:49:250:49:27

What's he saying?

0:49:270:49:29

He's saying you're a free man.

0:49:300:49:33

All rise.

0:49:410:49:43

THEY LAUGH

0:50:560:50:58

THEY KISS

0:51:090:51:11

SHE SPEAKS IN HER OWN LANGUAGE

0:51:550:51:57

What?

0:51:580:51:59

Kiss.

0:51:590:52:01

Oh.

0:52:010:52:03

Well...

0:52:330:52:34

I've done everything I can.

0:52:360:52:38

There's just one more thing.

0:52:410:52:44

No, two.

0:52:440:52:46

What?

0:52:460:52:48

I'm thinking about leaving the Army. I don't think it helps us

0:52:530:52:55

to be fighting all the rules all the time...

0:52:550:52:57

It helps them.

0:52:570:52:59

What?

0:53:010:53:03

The Army.

0:53:030:53:05

It's good for the British Army to have you in it.

0:53:050:53:08

It's what you were doing in court -

0:53:100:53:15

saving Joe Martin,

0:53:150:53:16

and making them think very hard about what they should be.

0:53:160:53:19

They need you.

0:53:210:53:23

What was the second thing?

0:53:270:53:29

No.

0:53:320:53:34

Ed.

0:53:350:53:37

Nothing.

0:53:410:53:44

What?

0:53:440:53:46

I'd leave you.

0:53:490:53:50

If it would make you happier...

0:53:520:53:54

..I'd go.

0:53:560:53:59

SHE SIGHS

0:53:590:54:01

How do I look?

0:54:090:54:11

You look terrible, awful.

0:54:180:54:20

Thank you, darling.

0:54:200:54:22

I love it when you call me darling.

0:54:250:54:27

What do you mean "terrible"?

0:54:570:54:59

-SHE SCREAMS

-No!

-Come here!

0:55:020:55:05

THEY LAUGH I've got you!

0:55:050:55:08

They lied to us.

0:55:100:55:12

They lied and they lied,

0:55:130:55:18

the world upside down.

0:55:180:55:21

And then you did the right thing, Harry.

0:55:280:55:32

And the world righted itself.

0:55:320:55:35

Go out there, inspect your men.

0:55:370:55:40

Tony! Come! The sun is going down.

0:56:010:56:04

-Quick!

-Yeah, wait, Yusra!

0:56:040:56:06

Quick, come!

0:56:060:56:08

GUNSHOT

0:56:150:56:17

No, no. Yusra! Yusra! No, Yusra!

0:56:210:56:25

No, no, no, no, no, Yusra!

0:56:270:56:31

No, Yusra, no, stay with me! Stay with me!

0:56:330:56:38

Can you hear me?!

0:56:380:56:40

No, no, no.

0:56:440:56:47

Where are you?! Where are you?!

0:56:510:56:55

Show yourselves!

0:56:560:56:57

Shoot me!

0:56:570:57:00

Come on, kill me!

0:57:000:57:02

Kill me! Shoot me!

0:57:020:57:04

Show yourself, you fucking coward!

0:57:040:57:06

Shoot me! Kill me!

0:57:060:57:09

HE SOBS

0:57:090:57:12

Shoot me!

0:57:120:57:14

Kill me!

0:57:170:57:18

Shoot me!

0:57:210:57:22

When you join this regiment, you commit yourself to working

0:57:310:57:35

and fighting for Queen and Country.

0:57:350:57:37

But these are nothing, compared with the deep understanding that

0:57:390:57:43

when we stand together, as we do today, it is with the certain

0:57:430:57:49

knowledge that the man you stand next to will die for you,

0:57:490:57:53

and that you will die for him -

0:57:530:57:56

and that is the promise by which we all live.

0:57:560:57:59

Squad, by the left!

0:57:590:58:02

Dismiss!

0:58:030:58:05

Come on, Armstrong.

0:58:190:58:21

Joe's future in the army hangs in the balance. Armstrong fears for Yusra's safety. Honor is devastated by Joe's secret past. Markham struggles between duty and his own moral compass.