Next Of Kin (2018) s01e01 Episode Script

Episode 1

Faisal! Er, nothing, doctor.
She's nobody.
Well, she's clearly SOMEBODY.
Come on.
Open the gate.
You have a plane to catch.
Come on.
Let me see.
Come to me.
OK.
OK.
Operation.
Nurse! Let's go.
Come with me.
Prepare the theatre now.
She needs her appendix out.
Do you have time for this? I've got time.
Come on.
Now, what happened to you, young man? Oh.
Oh, but that's all, dear.
Look I've got some stickers.
Do you like stickers? Now roll your sleeve up.
All the way, right up to the top.
Yeah? I like the orange one.
Do you like the orange one? Yeah.
Yeah? And what about the yellow one? Yeah.
All you're gonna feel is a little scratch, all right? Yeah.
Yeah.
Didn't feel anything, did you? No.
Retractors.
Everything's come back fine.
Oh, thank goodness for that.
Yeah? Yeah.
You're gonna go to Wales? Yeah.
Ah, that's nice.
See? It didn't hurt, did it? I know.
I know.
The English Tourist Board would have my neck.
Now as befits a fine, independent trading nation like ours, what great dreamers need is great partners.
Guy, this is Mr Khalid.
Guy Harcourt.
Pleased to meet you, sir.
Very good to meet you.
Rest assured, we'll be on hand day and night to help you negotiate.
Hi, this is Mona.
Leave your name and number and I'll call you back.
Thank you.
Hey it's me.
So, they uh pretty much took our arm off, which means we're in business.
And that makes today officially a good day.
Call me.
Going up.
You've got to be kidding me.
I swear to God.
Mum called me from the lift in your apartment block.
Seriously, what is she like, huh? It's the second time she's been stuck in that thing.
What are you doing to her? Psycho.
Yeah, it's all one big conspiracy.
Oh, and everybody's in on it.
GCHQ, neighbourhood watch, ME, obviously.
And the latest the lady from Virgin Active.
Now listen, I've heard all about her.
Like, seriously What is she doing calling you? You're, like, four time zones away.
What are you gonna do? What can I say? Number one son, isn't it? Yeah, whatever.
Where were you? I could've fainted.
Sorry.
Mother-in-law.
Thank you for your help.
You all right? I'm sure he does it on purpose.
I'm sure he doesn't.
Thank you.
Yeah, listen, Lady Muck, can you just avoid the lift from now on? It's a shortcut.
It's not much of a shortcut on today's evidence.
What's the point in having a lift if it doesn't work? Oh, I don't know.
It puts up property prices What have you got in here? Rocks? Dare I even ask what that is? Head and hooves.
Oh, good.
My favourite.
You like eating it, though.
No.
It's one of the many sacrifices I make to keep you happy.
Yes, of course.
Mona, are you sitting down? Yeah, obviously, I'm in a taxi.
What is it? There's a slight chance I might not make this flight.
I thought you said you were at the airport? N Not exactly.
Oh, Kareem! Look, I I don't wanna hear it, OK? You just get on that flight, all right? I know.
I know.
Just I gotta make a small detour first.
For what? We need you home, silly.
Mum's been cooking all week! I promise you it'll be worth it.
Mona? Hang on.
Totally gridlocked, love.
Talk to me.
Where are you? Do you know what's going on? I dunno.
Mona? Mona? Talk to me.
What's happening? Hi.
I'm still here.
It's just everything's come to a standstill.
I don't know what's going on, but don't worry about me, OK? I'm fine.
Look, I need to find Guy, OK? And you just get on that flight, right? OK.
OK.
Promise? I promise.
Look Just stay safe, yeah? All right.
Love you.
Bye.
OK Hello? Mona? We're sorry.
Your call cannot be completed at this time.
What if I go there and that one's closed? Bus service The train station's closed.
You can walk to the station there.
Excuse me, what's going on? We're closing up the station.
We can't say at the moment .
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to the next station or you can walk along the Totally sell it or you're not getting any of your mum's Yeah! Oh, here she is! Sorry! Sorry.
Mum.
Hi, monster.
Where were you? Sorry.
Everything was shut down.
Two hours late.
We were worried, weren't we, Dad? Yes, we were.
What are you worrying for, silly Billy? Come here.
Wanna see Uncle's cake? Yeah! Members of the public have been asked to call in on the number below Did you see it? Well, kind of, but I was miles away.
You, darling? Oh, yeah.
Circle line.
Story of my life.
They cancelled break.
Oh, nightmare.
Detective Chief Inspector Vivien Barnes Four dead.
One lady, 27 years sold.
Twins waiting for her at home.
Poor things.
Here you go, they've wheeled out Vivien on this one.
We are investigating a vehicle explosion at just after 1pm today in West London.
Emergency services are working tirelessly at the scene.
As yet, no one has come forward to take responsibility.
The nature of this threat has evolved in recent years, but be assured, London will not become a fortress.
Right, telly goes off when everyone get here.
My brother's not coming home to this.
I heard someone was stuck in the lift again.
How'd you know about that? She rang Kareem.
In Pakistan? Yeah.
What's she saying now? No one is locking you in the lift, Ammi.
It's where Nani presses the buttons.
I got stuck in the lift, whole day.
30 minutes.
Tops.
Hey, congratulations.
What for? You know.
Don't play it down.
This is huge for us.
Thank you.
Come on.
You got your big bag? Got everything? Yeah.
Bye-bye.
Bye-bye.
Hey, Sis.
Omar.
Is everything OK? Yeah, yeah, we're good.
We're all safe and sound.
Oh, thank God.
Aren't we, Tak Tak? It's Auntie.
Hello.
Hi, Tak Tak.
Are you still coming to the party? Yeah.
Yeah, course.
Sammi's so excited about seeing Kareem.
We all are.
Aren't we? Yeah! And besides, Tak Tak's got a new dress.
Haven't you? And wings! And wings! You've got a new dress? Yeah.
Listen, I'm gonna text Dani.
I tried to call, but he's not picking up.
I'll see you in a bit.
All right.
Say bye to Mummy.
Bye! Bye, darling.
Have fun.
Bye.
Bye.
No, this is not what we agreed.
This is not right! Come on, then.
Got it.
Hey! Help us with some, mate.
Yeah, gotcha.
There you go.
Is he here yet? It's just Omar.
Just Omar? Ta very much.
All right if I leave my van out there, yeah? Not exactly, no.
Auntie! Hey! Look at you! Nice.
Ammi! My cigarettes? Mm.
She looks beautiful.
Isn't she? I should hope so.
It cost enough.
Uh.
Mummy not in the house, huh? Uh.
Come on, then.
Let's get this party started.
Nice cup of Daddy's special Earl Grey coming up.
Do the leg move.
Do the Give me that.
Oh, come on I'm gonna kick it old school with your mum.
Now, here we go.
All right, get limbered up.
I'm coming.
You know you love this one.
Stop.
Come on.
I need some of those old-school moves.
This is nostalgic.
Look at that.
There we go.
A bit of that.
Oh, it's more hippy.
Oh, come on! Oi, oi.
Yoo-hoo! Hi! We're here! Sorry, sorry, sorry.
Have you been drinking? No, no, no, no Don't tell Mum.
Ammi! Ani's here.
What's wrong with it? It's so indecent.
It's the 21st century, Ammi.
So sexy, no? It's not mine, anyway, it's Shania's.
Shania's got the figure for it.
Mum! Oh, Mum, you remember Shania.
Ani's, erm flatmate.
What? Ow, oh, God, my leg.
What? I live on my own! All right.
Mercy, mercy, mercy! When did you get so strong? We've been doing a bit of self-defence.
I can tell! I'm gonna speak to Kareem.
Oh, yeah? Yeah.
Time someone married you off.
Well, I'm not the marrying kind, am I? Come put it Oh, wow, you've thought of everything.
Oh, not everything.
Ah! We have brought some sweets.
Oh, that's so nice of you.
Ladoos! That's Kareem's favourite.
Yeah.
So, are you excited about seeing Daddy? Course I am.
It's been five months, eh? She'll have forgotten what he looks like.
Saira, come and eat.
Come on.
Khana is ready.
Dani's on his way? I thought you called him.
Well, texted him.
You and me, both.
Did you get any response? Not a word.
Me neither.
Omar? Hm? You saw Dani, right? Yeah.
Last week.
See, he's probably just running late.
Student, innit? To his own father's homecoming? That'll be him.
Come on, quick! But, erm, he's not due in yet! Right, Sammi, music.
Everyone, first positions.
Oh, I'm sorry.
Is it too loud? I'm Detective Sergeant Joe Townsend, Greater London Police.
May I come in? Er, yeah, of course, yeah.
Thank you.
Surprise! It's it's a false alarm.
Erm, Mona Mon.
This is, er, Sergeant Townsend.
Dr Kareem Shirani's your? Brother.
And his wife Rahana? She's here.
What is it? Er I tell you what Let's take this What's going on? We've had confirmation from the High Commission that a man fitting Dr Shirani's description has been reported as abducted by persons unknown.
We don't have all the details yet, but the incident occurred on route M2 outside the city of Lahore.
Right now there's nothing you can do.
A police liaison officer will be in touch.
Saira.
Come with Mum upstairs, all right? All right, big fella, you get some rest, OK? Where's Mookie? Sure, here you go.
Sleep tight.
As we've been discussing this evening, the identity of the bomber was confirmed yesterday as Marta Kolovich, a Bosnian national who had been living in West London, and is known to operate in extremist circles Knew it'd be one of our lot.
They're not MY lot.
.
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people would've worked with her, been friendly with her He's not dead.
If he was gone I would know.
Hey, this is Dani.
I'm not here, so leave a message and I'll call you back.
Dani.
It's me.
I I know it's been a while, but will you call me? Please.
Hey Dani?! .
.
this is Dani.
I'm not here, so leave a message and I'll call you back.
Dani, it's Mona.
Can you please call me the minute you get this? I thought you called him before? No, it's switched off.
I mean, he doesn't even know yet.
Mona Mon.
Breakfast? I can't.
I'm late.
Late for what? I thought we could all go up to the mosque.
Yeah, you go.
Mona, just take a second.
Look, why don't we meet up later? How about that? Mum.
Mon.
How can she just carry on like it's a normal day? Ani.
Mon! Mon! Wait! Mon! Hey! Mon, wait.
What I'm sorry, I just can't sit at home.
I'll go mad.
It's OK.
I get it.
You go do your thing and I'll deal with Dad.
Thank you.
Come here.
Go.
This is DS Townsend.
Please leave a message.
Sergeant Townsend, this is Mona Harcourt.
Can you please call me as soon as you get this message? Just pull the door when you're done.
Thank you.
Hi.
Hi.
I haven't seen him in about six six weeks.
But you don't know where he went? No.
He's not in any trouble, is he? No.
No Did he did he seem all right, in himself? He was a bit of a fish out of water.
He's not the only one of those.
But, I mean, he had his running, right? Aye.
But he tore his hamstring first week of term.
Did he not say? Mona, w-where are you? I'm I'm at Dani's university.
He just cleared out six weeks ago.
Listen, erm, something's come up.
I need you to get in a taxi and come home.
Is it Kareem? Mona look, please, just do as I say.
Well, what's going on? I'll tell you when you get home.
Guy, you're scaring me.
What is it? Please! Just get in a taxi.
Tell me now.
There's a video erm They call themselves Saif Ali Jasim.
Mona come home.
Uh.
We'll do everything we can to help in these terrible circumstances.
Two doctors in the family.
Parents must've been proud.
Yeah, they were.
Um Your brother was born out there? We both were.
When did you come here, erm, to England? He was five, I was two.
Family adjust all right? So, strong links to home? Home? Pakistan.
Yeah, I I suppose so.
And you're brother was out there a lot for his clinic? Yeah, well, he had to be.
And it was his own charity? Yes.
Have you any idea how much he raised? I'm sorry, how is that relevant? It may not be.
So, wife, Rahana.
Daughter, Saira.
And a son Danish, from a previous First marriage.
But she died.
I'm sorry to hear that.
It was a long time ago.
Your nephew Danish Dani.
Yeah, what about him? You tried contacting him at college today? Is that normal for your nephew? Disappearing off the radar like that? No, he's he's not disappeared.
You've no idea where he is? Not at this minute, but he will call me.
I'm sorry, but what what has any of this got to do with my brother? Vivien.
You you heard what happened? Yes.
Your wife's with one of my colleagues.
You're aware those bastards posted a video online? I know, and we're doing everything in our power.
I'm assured it will be gone by this evening.
Thank you.
While I've got you Your nephew Danish.
If he calls in, can you ask him to contact us? Look, I've gotta go.
Will you give Mona my condolences? I'm sorry.
OK.
Go, go.
Hey.
Come on.
Let's get out of here.
You OK? Townsend was just being thorough.
He's trying to cover all angles.
They knew I went looking for him.
How would they know that if they weren't checking on him? I don't know.
Because the porter or someone spoke to the local police.
Mona.
If there was a problem with Dani, Kareem would have told me.
He would've said something.
What are you doing? It's one of Mum's.
Well, give us a go, then.
Cheers.
What? What?! Look I don't like to say this, but OK, just Kareem and Dani I mean, they had their fair share of run-ins, didn't they? Well, he was his dad.
What do you expect? Yeah, OK.
You know what boys are like.
As soon as they get to 18, they're like battering rams, aren't they? Well, maybe Maybe Dani met somebody.
OK I mean, if Dani Guy, this is my brother and his son.
I know.
I know, and I'm I'm sorry.
Come on.
Did you see it? What they did to him? I did.
I love you, sweetheart.
I love you too.
There's nothing for you to be scared about, OK? Islamophobia will probably rise now.
There have been attacks on Muslim women .
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These people come in, say they're seeking asylum.
They're not! Politicians, they're brainwashing people that it's a Muslim ideology.
There's a global threat campaign now against Muslim brotherhoods, and he is trying to .
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people are saying they're being listened to .
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What, right now? Honestly, I just wish they'd die.
All I have to say is, keep Britain British.
They're spreading.
It's like a virus Go home! Gutted.
I can't get my head around it.
It's so horrible.
I don't believe it.
But why are they asking you about Dani? I know.
It's it's total .
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bollocks.
Exactly.
We have to get hold of him.
I was thinking, this doesn't make sense.
The girl on his floor said that he dropped out, but you saw him last week, right? Yeah.
Oms What? Look, I I was gonna go, I swear.
I dropped him a line saying I'm on my way, right, like you do, and And? Well, he calls me up, he says don't come.
Not to tell you or his dad.
But the fact is, he was bunking off.
Where? Spain Holiday.
That's what he told me.
Look, he sounded fine, all right? He just needs a break.
All the stress he's been under.
A levels and uni.
Poor kid.
Well, exactly.
Hang on a minute.
Hang on a minute.
Ani, you knew about this? Yeah.
From Oms, I expect this, but YOU? OK, I'm sorry.
I know, I know.
I should've said.
All right, look, it doesn't matter, OK? When was the last time you saw him? Erm, the holidays.
Yeah, same here.
First week of term.
Facebook? No, nothing posted recently.
Did you know that he hurt his leg? He pulled a hamstring and they wouldn't let him run.
He never said.
He's a teenager.
You know Dani.
Do you think we left him out? No.
We were leaving him alone.
We all could've done better with Kareem away.
No, no.
This is my fault.
Mum! It's Auntie.
I thought I put you to bed.
Look, I've gotta take this, OK? OK.
I'll see you later.
Hello? Mona.
They're here.
They just showed up.
They're all over the house.
Hang on a minute.
Slow down.
Who's over the house? Police! Police? Well, how many of them? I dunno, er Half a dozen.
Do you know what they're looking for? They're taking his stuff! How can they do that?! I want you to go inside, find the officer in charge and put them on the phone, OK? Yeah, all right.
Excuse me.
There's Hello, this is DS Townsend.
Who am I speaking to? My sister-in-law is still grieving.
What are you doing in her house? We have a warrant to search these premises.
Search the premises for what? As I explained to Mrs Shirani, everything removed will be docketed and returned.
Thank you.
We're done here.
I'm gonna call a solicitor first thing in the morning.
Don't worry.
We'll speak as soon as I've got it sorted.
Rahana? Hey.
Are you all right? Yeah.
Also, Nani's gone walkabout again.
Ammi! Ammi.
You've had it 40 years, Ammi.
What do you expect? Your abbu bought it when we left home.
So, you're leaving my house now, are you? I just don't feel good here.
Come inside, Ammi.
Do you know, your abbu always used to say we are guests in this country.
We're not guests, Ammi.
This is our home now.
Guy's English, Sammi's English I'm English, huh? English when the sun is shining.
And now this bomb All this violence.
The neighbour's look at me with bad eyes, I tell you.
You know that giant fellow in the flat next door? Mr Samuels.
But he like you, no? They all look at you also like that.
Nobody's looking at anybody, Ammi.
I've just had enough of this place.
Yeah? So what's the plan? I'll go to Omar's.
Well, that's not going to work out, is it? Well, to Kareem's.
What's going to happen to Danish, my poor little boy? Always forgetting his medicines.
What if he falls ill? We've all been calling him, but he's not picking up.
He needs to know.
What's this? His new number.
How did you get hold of this? It's not important how I got it.
Just call him, my dear.
Tell him come home.
Called a COBRA meeting, as the security level has been raised to critical.
Meanwhile, a Home Office spokesperson has stressed there will be more armed police officers out on the street as well as in stations and major Is everything OK with your mum? Weirdest thing.
Don't tell me.
She's shacking up with the lift repairman.
Oh, I I'll take him.
No, no, it's all right.
I could do with a walk.
Well, I can come? No, no need.
You finish off what you're doing.
Come on.
Off the bed.
Come on.
All right.
See you in a bit.
Auntie.
Dani Dani, are you all right? I'm OK.
Oh, sweetheart.
Why haven't you been in college? I can't I can't really explain.
Listen listen to me, Dani.
I I've gotta tell you something.
It's a hard thing to hear, OK? But you need to know.
It's about your dad.
I know.
Wh He's dead.
I don't know what to do.
I know, sweetheart, but listen to me, all right? You need to come home.
I want to.
I'm trying.
I'm doing everything I can to get back.
Are you are you in trouble, Dani? When's your flight? I can't get on it.
Dani? I love you.
I love you too, darling.
But what's wrong? Dani? Dani? You're not in Spain, are you? Where are you? Lahore.
Dani? Dani? The authorities there are refusing to release your brother's body.
Tell me you're not going to Lahore.
It's my brother, Guy.
It's so far away.
She's not like me and you.
She was born there.
They confirmed your brother's remains with a DNA sample.
Guy, listen to me.
They lied to us.
Are we in trouble here? Have you got people following us? Is my family under surveillance? DSShe just took off? Let's try and trace her position through her mobile.
Dani.