Stay Close (2021) s01e02 Episode Script

Episode 2

1 [Kayleigh.]
Laura's been taking my clothes without asking.
She's your sister.
Yeah, but she's been denying it, so The bird-box camera from the garden.
Caught in the act.
- [Megan.]
Charity conferences.
- [Dave.]
I know.
- Mum, is this your hotel? - Yeah, the Imperial.
- That's it.
- [Jordan.]
Don't do anything I wouldn't do.
- [Megan.]
- [Jordan.]
[suspenseful music playing.]
Is that your mum? She looks hot.
- What's she doing here? - [Kayleigh.]
I don't know.
[house music playing.]
Why would she come here? It's not like somewhere you just happen to pass.
- She's come here on purpose.
- Dunno.
[Kayleigh sighs.]
Hey, it's Carnival next weekend.
There'll be crowds here.
Shall we come back then? What, and try and get in? Yeah.
See why she'd come here.
How are we gonna get in though? [horn beeps.]
Wanna join me? Jump in.
- [Kayleigh.]
Yeah, okay.
- [Bea.]
Let's go.
[funk music playing.]
Ta-da! - [both laugh.]
- Beautiful.
I rang You're home Now, tell me, did you miss me? I can tell You're here by the look in your eyes Look in your eyes [ominous music drowns out singers.]
Oh, drinks! Thank you.
- What are you doing? - [laughing.]
- All right? - Mmm.
Two, one! [Kayleigh.]
I need you.
I'll be back.
What are you doing? - He just spiked your drink.
- No! Yeah.
I tested it.
We've gotta get out of here.
We need, uh, a cab.
Where are the cabs? - I've got his car keys.
- [laughs.]
He asked me to hold them while he put his necklace on me.
- Hey! Come back here with my keys.
- Run! Come on! Come back here! [gasping.]
I don't tell you what to say - Say - I don't tell you what to do - Do - So just let me be myself That's all I ask of you - 'Cause - No You don't own me No You don't own me No You don't own me [birds chirping.]
[drumroll on table.]
- So? - I've got one word for you.
- Barista! - Ooh! 7:30, already crushin'.
It's gonna be a good day.
- [Megan.]
Breakfast on the table! - [chuckles.]
Laura? Good girl.
Have you charged your phone? Good girl again.
- Fully charged.
- Sweetest boy.
You're good too.
Kayleigh? Let's be having you.
Up and at 'em.
- [sighs.]
- Where's your phone? My phone is here.
And I'm not in today.
It's home study.
I'm doing revision.
Well, up and revise.
"Not in" doesn't mean staying in bed.
Yes, okay.
But, Mum, Laura's been taking my clothes again.
Can you have a word? 'Cause, well, this time it was my red dress.
[ominous music playing.]
I'll talk to her.
He's back.
Stewart Green.
[seagulls calling.]
- [buzzer sounds.]
- [sighs.]
Cassie? Sorry about this.
Good job I never moved.
No coffee, I'm afraid.
Lots of teas.
Or, um or I got this, which is disgusting, but it's good for you.
- There you go.
- Thanks.
[Lorraine chuckles.]
What else can I do you for? [Megan.]
Um [clears throat.]
I need to speak to the person who claims they saw Stewart Green.
Go on, then.
- Why didn't you say it was you? - I don't wanna get into Green's sights.
The man scares the shit out of me.
I was in the office one night.
I heard shouting in the bar, so I went through, and there he was.
Stewart Green, on his way out.
Shaved head, dark suit, white shirt.
It was him.
Anyway, he'd lost it.
And he was yelling, "I know Cassie's been in.
" "I know because she's been seen.
" Yeah.
I thought he was talking bollocks, but then I looked back at the CCTV, and there you were.
- I only came back the once.
- Yeah, well, once was enough.
It never crossed my mind coming back.
Not for years.
And then suddenly, I was getting married, and Vipers became like this magnet, pulling me back.
'Cause I never got to say goodbye.
I just left.
And that's all it was meant to be.
A goodbye.
What have I done? - I've got a family, Lorraine.
- Hey.
Hey, it'll be all right.
Hey, it's okay.
It's okay.
It's all right.
It's gonna be all right.
- It will.
- [sighs.]
- You just gotta be careful.
- Yeah, well, I'm discovering that.
I tried to see Harry last night.
But he was out of it.
And there were these dodgy blokes hanging about.
Yeah, well, the most amazing thing about Harry is he's still alive.
So he's not working anymore? No, no, he works full-time.
That's his life.
Shooting up and fighting the good fight.
But he's always there when the girls need him.
Anyone who says functioning addicts don't exist should go and see Harry Sutton.
Then I'll try him again.
Oh! Aww.
A Cassie hug.
[both laugh.]
Uh, cluttered desk, cluttered mind.
And have we found Carlton Flynn yet? [Broome.]
Come on, bloody thing! [crows cawing.]
Hello, ladies.
Not open.
The club's shut.
[door creaks.]
Can you put these up around the club? Thank you.
[siren wails.]
- Don't don't touch me.
- All right.
- Don't Can I just - Just get onto your feet.
- There.
- Hey.
- [man.]
I've seen - [officer.]
- [man.]
I'm not - [officer.]
All right.
- [man.]
Yeah, so? - [officer.]
Just making sure you're okay.
Hey! - Oh! [chuckles.]
- Wow! I know.
Getting big.
- When is it due? - [sighs.]
Two weeks.
- [chuckles.]
- [Ray.]
Well, you look fantastic.
But it's weird, though, because this, I know, this is my army sergeant, but this [laughing.]
this just won't compute yet! Well, don't worry, it's only a phase.
It'll pass.
Want a cuppa? Oh, no, wait.
I've got something for you.
I've been meaning to give you one of these for ages.
Where are they? Where is it? Yes.
Ta-da! It's, uh it's out of print.
- Well, it was hardly ever in print.
- Mm-hmm? In fact, I'm not sure anyone actually bought one, but there's, uh there's some great shots of you and the unit.
Look, Basra Palace.
Out on patrol.
Here, from me to you.
For keeping me safe under enemy fire for more times than I care to remember.
Yeah, you can also use it as a doorstop.
- Right.
- Oh, no.
Ray Um Have you seen Guy? Uh, yeah.
Last Friday.
I mean after that.
He hasn't been in touch? Well, we did Carnival night, but that was it.
Are you saying you haven't seen him since then? I haven't seen him, haven't spoken to him.
[sighs heavily.]
He's not answering his phone.
Oh, he'll turn up.
Did he did he mention the baby while you were out with him? Look.
Carnival was pretty messy.
We got obliterated, but, um, no, we definitely weren't talking about babies.
I just feel like something's happened.
Like maybe he's cut and run.
Well, 'cause this is too much.
I'm confused.
All I know is I've gotta find him.
There's still a few more places to try, so, um, if he calls you Yeah, of course.
And if there's anything I can do Thanks.
[seagulls calling.]
[line ringing.]
Hi, this is Guy.
After the beep, get busy.
- [beep.]
- Guy, it's Ray.
Listen, um I've just seen Simona, and she's looking for you, mate, so give her a call, yeah? Or give me a call.
Just, um just get in touch.
Look, I know it got a bit messy the other night at Vipers.
Just call me.
For example, when you say, "The bastard bollock-faced - piece of shit is a twat" - [laughs.]
I get your gist.
Uh, I should have named the fat fuck.
No Actually, that wouldn't be bad, but the point is, couldn't you word it a little bit differently? This is going before the magistrates.
In fact, why don't I just work on it before this afternoon? - Oh! I bloody love you, Harry Sutton.
- I know you do.
You're on.
You do that.
See you later.
See ya.
Hello, Harry.
How have you been? Fine, thanks.
"Fine, thanks"? [chuckles.]
Oh, come here.
When you ran off with Stewart Green, I thought that was it.
I thought I'd never see you again.
Harry, I didn't run off with him.
- Yes.
- No, I I ran away away from him.
You both left at the same time.
You were seeing him.
Harry, the man was a psychopath.
I had to get out of there.
The only way I could make that happen was to vanish without a trace, to disappear.
So he could never find me again.
I thought I was in control.
I thought I could handle him.
And then suddenly, everything just got way too scary.
But evidently, you're doing okay.
I'm not looking at a pole dancer anymore, am I? No.
And you work in a pet shop now? Yes, well, I've been meaning to redecorate.
- Just haven't got round to it.
- [laughs.]
What is all this about anyway? I mean, why turn up now? Because Stewart Green is back, and he's looking for me.
Back why? I've no idea.
I thought you would have known something.
Seventeen years ago, he absconded with a boatload of money.
There was a question of fraud.
That is all I know.
I went to his old house yesterday.
His wife's house.
It's up for sale, so I posed as a buyer.
I wasn't there for long.
I blew it.
She got suspicious.
But I had this feeling that Green was there.
I heard something in the basement.
His wife totally ignored it, but I heard it.
Well, getting in the basement will settle this problem, and this'll get us in there.
But it still brings us back to the question, why is he back now? Maybe he's run out of money, so he gets his wife to sell the house.
I don't know.
But what I need to nail is, is he back? Because if he is, Harry, I've got a big fucking problem.
[birds chirping.]
[doorbell rings.]
- [Harry.]
Sarah Green? - Uh yeah.
Good morning.
I'm so sorry to bother you.
I am doing conveyancing for one of the prospective buyers for the house.
But there's been a report you had structural work done on your roof without planning permission about 11 years ago, which could affect the sale of the property.
Um no, no, I haven't, uh I haven't had any work done.
Who's reporting that? We're not allowed to disclose that, but I can't see any structural work down here from the front elevation or from the side.
There's no reason for me to come into the house, but if I could just check the side and back, we can be done.
- Right - [Harry.]
This can be done wrong address, and it's structural work on some other house? - [Sarah.]
- You've got the grass all the way round.
I love this.
This is great.
I'm thinking about I think it is just there of someone who's got the wrong address.
I mean, I've seen where it's happened [door creaking.]
[ominous music playing.]
- [gasps.]
- [crash.]
- [clattering upstairs.]
- [gasps.]
Yes, thank you.
Thanks very much.
[Megan gasping.]
Did you get into the basement? - Yeah.
- And? There's an old bunker down there with a heavy door.
Like, big enough for someone to get inside.
There are also some old Vipers flyers, which creeped me out.
What are you doing? The house is for sale, so let's look at the details again.
When I was a kid, houses of that age had an air raid shelter in the basement.
No, nothing.
Let's see some photos of your kids, then.
The car is screaming "family.
" Okay.
[clears throat.]
Um This is Jordan.
He's 11.
Um - This is Dave.
- He looks nice.
Yeah, he is.
And these two are Laura and Kayleigh.
Um Oh, God, I've got to be in court in an hour.
- I'll I'll drop you.
- Thank you.
Once you drop me, will you stick around? There's someone who may be able to help you.
- I want you to meet this policeman I know.
- I'm not talking to the police.
His name is Mike Broome.
He's one of the good guys.
I'm sure he is, but he's gonna ask me questions that I can't answer.
- Well, talk to him off the record, then.
- No! Harry, I cannot talk to the police.
You're gonna keep you and your family safe how? I don't know yet.
But I will.
I have to.
You know what's wrong with this new office? Well, one of the many things.
There's no smell.
It smells of absolutely nothing.
- I like it.
- You like it? - This building's great for me.
- [Broome.]
Why? - Oh yeah, of course.
- Okay.
Can I have everyone's attention? Great.
Thank you.
Uh, everyone's, yeah? All right, today's focus is Carlton Flynn and, in particular, finding his car.
All right, let's go, and let's get the public helping us, yeah? - And let's get another press release out - I just need the footage from the 16th.
It's all been wiped.
- Really? - [phone rings.]
Hello? [club manager.]
Where's my fucking recorder? Rudy.
I thought I'd service it for you.
Just give it the fuck back.
And I am cooperatin'.
Once this is done, just leave me alone.
Once what's done? [sighs.]
One of our dancers, Tawny Allure, goes out with that young lad who's gone missing.
She wants to see ya.
Toni who? Not Toni.
Like the color.
And Allure, like like fucking "allure"! - Coming now.
- Making progress? Name a card.
- [phone rings.]
- Erin.
I've just parked up, but listen, I've [Broome.]
No, stay in the car.
We've got somewhere to go.
Carlton Flynn was apparently seeing one of the dancers at Vipers.
Tawny Allure.
She wants to talk with us.
Yeah, I like it.
Uh, but first, excuse me, uh, name that card.
Seven of clubs? Yes! [laughs.]
Okay, right, let's get some news on Carlton Flynn's car.
It's hardly a shrinking violet.
[seagulls calling.]
- We have a development.
- Well, I have - Drive.
We're going to Vipers.
- Yeah Carlton Flynn has been having this thing with one of the dancers from the club.
- Come on.
- [sighs.]
Like Stewart Green had with Cassie.
I'm not assuming there's any connections.
Just saying there could be.
To make sure I don't twist things to fit what I want, you'll be there [boy.]
Got some childcare issues.
[ominous music playing.]
[birds chirping.]
- [cries.]
- You're in the police force.
Yeah, and I'm also a mother.
- When you come to work - [boy wailing.]
You wanted me to check CCTV.
Of all the jobs, you don't bring your child! - I thought I'd take it home and do it.
- I would have liked you in this interview.
If you'd said that was what you wanted, I would have made other Oh my God! Don't give him that.
What's the matter with you? I'm sorry I left my finger puppets back at the station.
- Great dad you'd have made.
- [boy whimpers.]
Hello? Hello.
Well, well, well.
Sweet Lorraine.
My favorite detective.
Come on.
Tawny's through here.
Is Rudy joining us? No, sorry.
He can't show his face until the sun sets.
Here we go.
Tawny? This is Mike Broome.
Rudy said you wanted to see me.
Do you know where Carlton Flynn is? No.
I don't.
But you go out with him, yeah? No.
I have danced for him here, but I don't do extras for customers or see them outside.
Except I'm leaving to train as a nurse next month, so I'm saving up.
And one night, after work, Carlton's waiting outside in his car, waving a fistful of cash, offering the lot for a private show.
- Oh, Tawny.
- I know.
Anyway, we drive to a headland up the coast.
He puts music on, and we get out of the car.
And I'm wearing what I'm wearing there.
Pretty soon, he's trying to put money down the top so that he can touch, which isn't allowed.
But when I tell him that, he grabs my wrist and Oh my God.
He bends both fingers back till they break.
When was this? The day before Carnival.
That's why I haven't been in.
- She said she had a cold.
- Have you seen Carlton Flynn since? No.
I don't want to press charges.
I just didn't want you thinking I was running.
'Cause before you train to be a nurse, they run checks on you.
If you have any cautions or convictions, they bar you, and you can't be a nurse.
Tawny, I understand.
It's okay.
Thanks for coming forward.
You, uh you didn't bring the recorder back, did you? I'll send it over.
- Oh, um - [door opens.]
My number, in case you need it.
I know how to call the police.
[door closes.]
Wanna give me yours? I'm not that easy anymore.
- Hi.
- Hello.
- We've got some really good news.
- Some good news just for you.
We won't take too much of your time.
You could be one of our lucky winners.
That's very kind, but I don't want to waste your time.
Oh, you won't be doing that.
But I'm moving out today, and I'm in a bit of a rush.
Oh! Okay.
Well, can I just give you something, then? [Tawny thuds to ground.]
Everything you know about Carlton Flynn.
[gears grinding.]
[tires screech.]
That boy we were with at the Carnival, he's on the news.
Look! He's missing.
Look, it's him! - Carlton.
Was that his name? - [Bea.]
Must be.
But look, missing since the Carnival.
And I swapped those cocktails.
[both laughing.]
Come back here! He was off his face in the woods.
What if he's unconscious somewhere? [gasps.]
What if he fell down one of the big drops? - We've got to go and see.
I'll drive us.
- What? Now? No, he's fine.
You didn't swap those drinks.
We're going.
Come on.
[suspenseful music playing.]
[woman and man humming.]
Okay, here's how it goes.
We need to know where Carlton Flynn is.
- [mumbles.]
- Aha.
I understand.
You need a little persuasion.
[both singing.]
[muffled whining, screaming.]
[both singing.]
Actually, would you mind? Thank you.
I think, first of all, we need - [bones crack.]
- [screams.]
[seagulls calling.]
I mean, if someone has an accident because of something you've done, what does that make you guilty of? [phone rings.]
- Hi, Mum.
- Hiya.
Have you got Jordan with you? His phone's off.
- No.
- [Megan.]
Well, when he gets home, can you feed him for me? I'm at Bea's.
We're doing past papers.
- Timed, like you said.
- [horn blares.]
- What was that? - What was what? [Megan.]
The car horn.
You're hearing things, Mum.
Gotta get on.
Call Laura.
[Bea sighs.]
[phone rings.]
- Hello? - Hiya.
Um, are you home yet? Five minutes away.
Can you feed Jordan for me? Put him on the phone.
He wasn't on the bus.
Must have got the one before.
He might have fed himself.
Yeah, right.
Just give him a pizza or something.
All right.
Yeah, that's good.
- Yeah.
- Yeah.
Uh, no.
I don't know Uh, I think not.
Thank you.
Very nice but not in here.
- I'm just picking something up.
- It's on my desk.
- [Leanne.]
Erin, got something for you.
- Get anything down at Vipers? Yeah.
The impression that Carlton Flynn's not very pleasant.
In what way? He breaks young women's fingers when they don't do what he wants.
This man here, Guy Tatum, has just been reported missing by Simona Farr, his girlfriend.
Last seen the same night Carlton Flynn disappeared.
- Same night? - The 16th.
So two men go missing 17 years to the day after Stewart Green disappeared.
On that, just take a minute, take a beat, think to yourself, "Is it a pattern or just a coincidence?" Coincidence, my hole.
I want every missing persons file from the last 17 years.
We've done this before.
Well, let's do it again, this time with feeling! What's all the commotion? - Here, ten minutes.
Thank you.
- Whoa - Sorry.
- Where are you going? We're supposed to be finding Carlton Flynn's car.
His name's Seamus.
Okay, Seamus, mate.
Do you like magic? Yeah, course you do.
Here, look, look.
There you go.
Pick a card, any card.
- [screaming.]
- [bell rings.]
- [children talking.]
- [phone ringing.]
- Hiya.
- [Laura.]
Jordan's not here, so I called his friend Joey.
And he says he saw him talking to this man at the skateboard park.
- What are you talking about? What man? - [Laura.]
That's all I know.
Where are you? - I'm in town.
- So go to the skateboard park? Yeah, right.
Okay, bye.
- [line ringing.]
- Come on.
[announcer on TV.]
Straight down the other end and scores.
- [crowd cheering.]
- And after he saved that [recording.]
Hey, this is Dave.
Can't get to the phone.
Leave a message.
down and played - I've already seen this.
- No, Mum.
No, it's live.
- I saw it yesterday.
- Mum, you can't have seen this.
- I know who wins.
- [Dave.]
Who? - I'll put a bet on.
- You'll see.
- No, come on.
Tell me what happens next.
- Watch.
Got themselves in a bit of a tangle, and the ball [Frances.]
See! Told you.
Mum, you've never seen this game.
It's on live.
It's happening now.
Stop it.
I've seen it already.
They have to move the ball quicker.
Kelleher put them under pressure [woman.]
Police have made a fresh appeal to the public in their search for Carlton Flynn, aged 20.
Carlton was last seen in the Livingstone area driving a Subaru Impreza, registration number FL55 FLM, on Friday the 16 - I'm wearing this to the wedding? - [woman.]
Wearing a distinctive pink No, Mum.
These are for my stag night.
I just thought you'd like one.
green jogging bottoms So who else was in Vipers? Hmm? Tawny Allure left, great name, and you didn't come out for a while.
Well, I had to make sure all the Carlton Flynn flyers were up.
Lorraine Griggs helping you, was she? Hang on, hang on.
Um, Guy Tatum was reported missing today, April 20th.
- But the last time anyone saw him was - April 16th.
Right, April 16th.
The same as the last sighting of Carlton and, to the day, 17 years after Stewart Green was last seen.
Get me a printout of the Carlton Flynn file.
You don't need one.
- I can bring it up on here.
- But I want to have it in my hands.
- When everything's digitalized - It'll be a piece of cake.
It's fucking irritating, you know? I hate progress! Ugh! So Stewart Green.
Carlton Flynn.
Guy Tatum.
The date they were last seen was April the 16th.
Okay, so for all the missing persons from the last 17 years, let's check the last sightings for the other cases.
Not when they were reported missing, when they were last seen.
Yeah Here's one.
Jacob Farrell, 2017.
It's not an exact match, but it's close.
Last seen April 21st.
Peter Berman, 2013.
Reported missing July 10th.
Last seen April 19th.
Greg Wagman, April 15th, 2016.
It's a serial killer.
I can feel it.
Year on year, they were last seen within a week or two of each other.
Yeah, and they're all missing persons.
Not dead.
- Let alone murdered.
- [phone chimes.]
Sean's here to pick up Seamus.
Photos have been found in a patrol car.
They're at the front desk.
- Can you get them? - Yeah, sure.
And just just try and stick with the missing persons thing, yeah? It's still a weird cluster.
[phone chimes.]
[line ringing.]
[phone ringing in distance.]
[line continues ringing.]
[phone continues ringing in distance.]
Hi, this is Guy.
After the beep, get busy.
- [phone ringing.]
- [line ringing.]
[phone ringing and vibrating loudly.]
[ringing continues.]
We've got ten so far.
These were left in the patrol car, and this is Carlton Flynn.
I don't understand.
I mean Who took them? Why leave them anonymously? - No idea.
- This looks like blood.
[seagulls calling.]
Hey, boys? Jordan.
- Have you seen him? - No.
Yeah, with someone over there.
- Who? - A man.
Well, can you describe him? Shaved head.
Dark suit.
And looked sort of rich.
Jordan! Jordan! Jordan! [suspenseful music playing.]

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