‘Let me Explain’ ByArren Dought, Jess Bell, Vicky Pritchard, Kim Ware
Script(On the phone, walking down street with JAY) LUCYYes! (Frustrated)…Okay Mum! We’ll be with you in 5, see you soon… okay….bye! (Hangs up, puts phone in hand bag). Right we’ve got 5 minutes… JAY Oo, sounds good to me..(Starts to push her into a bush)(Lucy gives Jay a disgusted look) (Jay walks away sulking and Lucyfollows)Cuts to Kitchen (Bridget cooking in kitchen) (Shouts) BRIDGET Jonathan!! Stop Pacing around, come make yourself useful!!(Jonathan walks in – Bridget clicks fingers and points) BRIDGET Vegetables! Now!(Jonathan mutters and goes to vegetables) (Bridget gives a disgustedlook)
Switches back to the Street with LUCY and JAY(Lucy and Jay walking) LUCY You’re not nervous are you? (Rummaging in bag to find lipstick and mirror) JAY Pfftt! No, course not!(Lucy putting on lipstick looking in mirror) LUCY(laughing) As long as you know their names… (Jay looking shifty) You do know their names?Switches back to the Kitchen BRIDGET No, it’s not James or Jack it’s Jay! JONATHAN Jay?! That’s an initial, a letter – I refuse…I refuse to call him that! (Bridget rolls her eyes and carries on cooking, puts on a smile)
Switches back to the Street with LUCY and JAY LUCY My dad’s Jonathan, my mum’s Bridget!(Jay nicks lipstick off Lucy and writes on right hand BJ)Switches back to the door/Kitchen(Jonathan looking through keyhole at Lucy and Jay arriving) JONATHAN BRIDGET! They’re here, they’re outside!!(Bridget walks out of kitchen door and peers round to find Jonathan)(Bridget slaps him over the head)(Walking to door) LUCY You’ll be fine, just don’t embarrass yourself!(Lucy and Jay stood face to face outside) JAY Alright….give me a kiss quick..
(Lean in for a kiss…Jonathan swings door open) (Lucy and Jay lookedsurprised) JONATHAN LOU BE LOU!! JAY Oo, you had an eyelash..(Lucy hugs Jonathan) LUCY Hey Daddy! This is Jay…(she walks into house and hugs her mum)(Jonathan and Jay put hands out to shake) JONATHAN Jonathan (nods and looks at hand – shocked/angry face).END