Skip to 0 minutes and 17 secondsELAINE: Would you like something to eat, Mum?

Skip to 0 minutes and 20 secondsTIMOTHY: Have you seen my bloody car keys?

Skip to 0 minutes and 23 secondsELAINE: Mum, Mum.

Skip to 0 minutes and 25 secondsTIMOTHY: I leave them by the door for a reason.

Skip to 0 minutes and 27 secondsELAINE: Are you hungry, Mum?

Skip to 0 minutes and 29 secondsIRENE: Ah.

Skip to 0 minutes and 33 secondsTIMOTHY: Have you seen my car keys?

Skip to 0 minutes and 35 secondsELAINE: No. Have you looked in the last place you had them?

Skip to 0 minutes and 38 secondsTIMOTHY: Have I looked in the last place? What a stupid thing to say. That's the first thing I did was look at the place what I've left them. They're not there.

Skip to 0 minutes and 47 secondsELAINE: Just trying to be helpful.

Skip to 0 minutes and 48 secondsTIMOTHY: That's not helpful.

Skip to 0 minutes and 51 secondsELAINE: Well, maybe if you were more careful the next time.

Skip to 0 minutes and 53 secondsTIMOTHY: What did you say?

Skip to 0 minutes and 54 secondsELAINE: Nothing.

Skip to 0 minutes and 55 secondsTIMOTHY: You did say something. You know where my keys are.

Skip to 0 minutes and 59 secondsELAINE: Of course I don't.

Skip to 1 minute and 0 secondsTIMOTHY: Of course you don't. Well maybe, maybe, she knows where they are. Where are my keys?

Skip to 1 minute and 9 secondsELAINE: Don't shout at her. Why would she know?

Skip to 1 minute and 12 secondsTIMOTHY: You think this is funny? The two of you. Hiding my car keys for a laugh. I've got a business meeting. I can't turn up late and soaked. I've got to pull this one off or the whole gig's off. I can't do this anymore. I can't do this anymore.

Skip to 1 minute and 41 secondsIRENE: He doesn't want me here anymore.

Skip to 1 minute and 43 secondsELAINE: Mum.

Skip to 1 minute and 44 secondsIRENE: And I want to go somewhere else.

Skip to 1 minute and 49 secondsI can pay.

Skip to 1 minute and 55 secondsROSEMARY: You can tell me or you can set there with that face on. It's your choice. It's like that, is it? Here, I saw that. It's not my fault that--

Skip to 2 minutes and 5 secondsHEATHER: I have to go back to that stupid care home tomorrow.

Skip to 2 minutes and 9 secondsROSEMARY: Heather, darling, there's worse places in the world.

Skip to 2 minutes and 14 secondsHEATHER: Is there chips for tea?

Skip to 2 minutes and 18 secondsROSEMARY: No.

Skip to 2 minutes and 22 secondsProbably have some at the care home though.

Skip to 2 minutes and 24 secondsHEATHER: Ah!

Skip to 2 minutes and 35 seconds[CRYING AND YELLING]

Skip to 3 minutes and 9 secondsGERRY: I had some spare.

Skip to 3 minutes and 12 secondsELAINE: We may not need them.

Skip to 3 minutes and 13 secondsGERRY: Why not?

Skip to 3 minutes and 14 secondsELAINE: You want a coffee, Jer?

Skip to 3 minutes and 16 secondsGERRY: No, that's all right. I've had two already. Where is she?

Skip to 3 minutes and 20 secondsELAINE: Watching the telly. Knitting. Oh do you need a blanket or a scarf? She's making squares these days. That's all she can make. So it has to be that shape.

Skip to 3 minutes and 30 secondsGERRY: I don't need a scarf or a blanket.

Skip to 3 minutes and 32 secondsELAINE: That's a pity. She's really chugging the out. And wool's not cheap, you know.

Skip to 3 minutes and 37 secondsGERRY: I'm fine. So do I uh? I'll just, I'll go and see her.

Skip to 3 minutes and 43 secondsELAINE: No, no, Jerry.

Skip to 3 minutes and 45 secondsGERRY: I thought not. Come on.

Skip to 3 minutes and 50 secondsELAINE: It's eating me up, Jer. She's in the middle of the night. I'm waking up having nightmares. And when I wake up, she's thinking there's intruders in the house, attackers, children.

Skip to 4 minutes and 1 secondAnd why would there be children in the house at 2:00 in the morning?

Skip to 4 minutes and 4 secondsGERRY: Can a doctor do anything?

Skip to 4 minutes and 6 secondsELAINE: For her or for me?

Skip to 4 minutes and 9 secondsGERRY: You do look knackered.

Skip to 4 minutes and 10 secondsELAINE: I am. I've been staying off work. I'm scared cause I'll lose my job.

Skip to 4 minutes and 14 secondsGERRY: Ach, no, come on.

Skip to 4 minutes and 18 secondsELAINE: She's asked to go.

Skip to 4 minutes and 20 secondsGERRY: She's asked to go?

Skip to 4 minutes and 24 secondsELAINE: She's asked to go to a care home and I think she's right.

Skip to 4 minutes and 27 secondsGERRY: But--

Skip to 4 minutes and 28 secondsELAINE: She sold her house. She's got the money for it. Tim, well, he's gone.

Skip to 4 minutes and 33 secondsGERRY: If she wants to go, I suppose we can't stop her. Yeah, maybe give it a try.

Skip to 4 minutes and 38 secondsELAINE: Jerry, people go into these places to die.

Skip to 4 minutes and 40 secondsGERRY: No, they don't. You know that they don't. You of all the problems that would vanish just like that.

Skip to 4 minutes and 48 secondsELAINE: You're right. I know you're right. I know you're right.

Skip to 4 minutes and 53 secondsIRENE: I need more wool. [LAUGHING]

Skip to 5 minutes and 8 secondsDONNA: Hello, Heather. Are you ready?

Skip to 5 minutes and 10 secondsHEATHER: Ready for what?

Skip to 5 minutes and 11 secondsDONNA: Ready for what may be your biggest challenge yet.

Skip to 5 minutes and 13 secondsHEATHER: What? What is it?

Skip to 5 minutes and 15 secondsDONNA: Need you to go for there and try and make sense of them two.

Skip to 5 minutes and 18 secondsHEATHER: And do what?

Skip to 5 minutes and 19 secondsDONNA: Get to know them. See how they are. See how they're doing.

Skip to 5 minutes and 22 secondsHEATHER: Hannah. Is this a wind up?

Skip to 5 minutes and 26 secondsHANNAH: No, why would it be? That's what we do, no?

Skip to 5 minutes and 29 secondsHEATHER: If it's what we do, I'll go and do it.

Skip to 5 minutes and 32 secondsDONNA: Good luck.

Skip to 5 minutes and 32 secondsHANNAH: You'll need it.

Skip to 5 minutes and 39 secondsBOB: That's a 13. No, the blue one.

Skip to 5 minutes and 41 secondsHEATHER: Hi, I'm Heather. [INTERPOSING VOICES] It was the 27.

Skip to 5 minutes and 50 secondsBOB: See, I told you. Whitfield.

Skip to 5 minutes and 51 secondsIAIN: Fintry!

Skip to 5 minutes and 53 secondsBOB: The rail ended numbers in 1992.

Skip to 5 minutes and 56 secondsHEATHER: I used to get it. My dad lived there.

Skip to 5 minutes and 58 secondsIAIN: See? Fintry.

Skip to 6 minutes and 0 secondsBOB: She just said Whitfield

Skip to 6 minutes and 2 secondsIAIN: The 27 goes to Fintry.

Skip to 6 minutes and 4 secondsBOB: It's the 32 goes to Fintry v Stubbs Well.

Skip to 6 minutes and 7 secondsIAIN: Ah, not if you're going via Charleston. Then it's the 17.

Skip to 6 minutes and 12 secondsBOB: The 17 does not go to Fintry.

Skip to 6 minutes and 14 secondsIAIN: No, the 27 goes to Fintry.

Skip to 6 minutes and 17 secondsHEATHER: How are you both?

Skip to 6 minutes and 18 secondsIAIN: No, tea, thanks.

Skip to 6 minutes and 19 secondsBOB: Coffee, and can you bring a bus timetable please?

Skip to 6 minutes and 22 secondsHEATHER: Oh, fine.

Skip to 6 minutes and 26 secondsWhat I supposed to do with those two?

Skip to 6 minutes and 29 secondsDONNA: So, how are they doing?

Skip to 6 minutes and 31 secondsHEATHER: They're fine.

Skip to 6 minutes and 32 secondsDONNA: There you go then.

Skip to 6 minutes and 41 secondsCLAIRE: Irene, come with me. This is where we spent most of my time. I'll introduce you to some of the ladies. Have a seat. Hazel, this is Irene. Would you like to have a chat with her about what it's like to live here?

Skip to 6 minutes and 54 secondsHAZEL: Oh but I'm not staying. I'm going home. They're coming to take me away again. And I'm going in a taxi.

Skip to 7 minutes and 2 secondsCLAIRE: Well, just in the meantime, while you wait. Why don't you have a chat with Irene? I'll be back in a minute.

Skip to 7 minutes and 7 secondsMORAG: It's a nice hotel. I'm very happy here. Wonderful service. Did you ask for a sea view?

Skip to 7 minutes and 16 secondsIRENE: No.

Skip to 7 minutes and 18 secondsHAZEL: Do you like to sing?

Skip to 7 minutes and 24 secondsWell, we'd like to sing. So, Morag, what song will we sing?

Skip to 7 minutes and 30 secondsMORAG: How about Rowan Tree?

Skip to 7 minutes and 32 secondsHAZEL: Rowan Tree. [CLEARS THROAT]

Skip to 7 minutes and 36 secondsBOTH: (SINGING) Oh, Rowan Tree. Oh, Rowan Tree. Thou'lt aye be dear to me.

Skip to 7 minutes and 50 secondsEntwined thou art wi' many ties. O'hame and infancy.

Skip to 8 minutes and 1 secondBOB: They're torturing that cat again.

Skip to 8 minutes and 3 secondsBOTH: (SINGING) Oh, Rowan Tree.

Skip to 8 minutes and 10 secondsBOB: Murdered it.

Skip to 8 minutes and 50 secondsELAINE: How are you, Mum? Are you feeling settled?

Skip to 8 minutes and 58 secondsMum?

Skip to 9 minutes and 0 secondsIRENE: Fine. I've not seen the sea view or the Rowan Tree and I've not been on a bus.

Skip to 9 minutes and 9 secondsELAINE: Are you all right, Mum?

Skip to 9 minutes and 13 secondsIRENE: I'm tired. I need to go to bed.

Skip to 9 minutes and 17 secondsELAINE: Mum, it's the morning. You're just up.

Skip to 9 minutes and 35 secondsHEATHER: So tell me more about those two.

Skip to 9 minutes and 38 secondsHAZEL: Two grumpy old men.

Skip to 9 minutes and 40 secondsMORAG: Those two. I'll tell you, I wouldn't have either of them in a lucky bag.

Skip to 9 minutes and 46 secondsHAZEL: I think that that beard's got birds nesting it it.

Skip to 9 minutes and 51 secondsMORAG: Now, my husband, he was a good man. But by God, I wouldn't have either a them in a lucky bag.

Skip to 9 minutes and 59 secondsHAZEL: I quite fancy Bob.

Skip to 10 minutes and 1 secondHEATHER: Hazel.

Skip to 10 minutes and 2 secondsHAZEL: He could tickle my fancy.

Skip to 10 minutes and 4 secondsIAIN: Dad rack it. When's the pub open? 15 minutes, it'll be a number 27.

Skip to 10 minutes and 11 secondsELAINE: I'm not sure about Mum, Jerry. She's not herself.

Skip to 10 minutes and 17 secondsI know, I know. It's early days I can't help but worry. It's waking me up Yeah, bad dreams.

Skip to 10 minutes and 35 secondsCall me tomorrow. Let me know how she is. Thanks, Jerry.

Episode Three

Welcome back!

Before we get started with our team, let’s see how Irene and Heather are getting on…

This story, all names, characters, and incidents portrayed in this production are fictitious and whilst based on the experiences of real people, no identification with actual persons (living or deceased), places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred.

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