Waterloo Road (2006) s06e03 Episode Script

Series 6, Episode 3

We've got something OK, and I'm not going to let it just go away because you're scared of my mum.
Did you have that when I interviewed you? It just sort of popped out over summer.
I'm not having an affair with your husband but someone else is.
I am so sorry, I only just put the whole thing together myself.
What have I done wrong? Work it out, Charlie.
VIDEO GAME MUSIC AHH! Shhh! Shut up! What are you doing? What does it look like I'm doing? You've been out all night! No.
Just part of it.
Where've you been? What has that got to do with you? You used my flipping window.
Because mine's too high, all right? I'll pay you back.
Are they up or what? You're off your head.
Jess, come on Charlie! Charlie! Charlie.
It's Jess.
Jess Jess is gone.
Whoa, Mum?! Mum, are you OK? What's wrong? Nothing.
You're up early, that's all.
So? It's all right I thought You jumped to the same, wild conclusion, Karen.
Well, not all my conclusions are so "wild", are they? I didn't imagine Bex disappearing.
So under the circumstances, I'd say my concern was fairly rational, wouldn't you? # Unsentimental # Driving around # Sure of myself # Did you go? Sarah, you've got to.
It'll be OK.
I know it's 99% gonna be fine but just in case.
I am not pregnant, I can't be.
Look, you don't know about women's cycles and that.
It's not even possible at this time of the month.
You sure? Yeah.
Hey, I just need your signature on these applications for the trip.
I'll get it back to you.
Was there something else? Yes.
Um I was just wondering if you'd said anything to Charlie about my friend.
About his "affair" with your friend.
I'm in a difficult position, Karen.
Yes, well you're not the only one.
So you are going to confront him? Look, this isn't some sort of college romance - this is my marriage.
It's a complex thing.
So with every respect, would you mind getting your nose out of my business and getting on with your work? Ooh, looks like someone could do with a coffee this morning # Compound to compound # Lazy and safe # Oh, hi Josh.
Y'all right? Erm, I just thought I'd give you your pen back that you lent me.
It's fine, you can keep it.
Oh, thank you.
All right, Finn? Geezer.
D'you want to come to mine tonight? Nah.
All right, never mind.
Cos, look what I found in my dad's office.
What is it? Poker chips, you loser! Mum and dad are away, so you're coming round to mine, we're going to make some money! Have it! Dude, you really need to get yourself a girlfriend, OK? Eh? You're getting way too excited about a game of cards.
That's cos you've never seen me play, have you? Right.
He likes me.
It's a sign.
Well, it looks pretty much like a pen to me, Lauren.
Yeah, but he gave it to me.
Yeah, cos he couldn't be bothered taking it back.
There's a difference.
I mean, look he's not exactly eyeing you up, is he? Yeah, but he's just playing it cool.
You've got a few more complaints from parents about the new initiative.
Then deal with them.
If they're written to you personally? I'd pass them on to whoever was managing the scheme, as with any other school initiative.
Right Chris, I asked you to manage the Sexual Health Awareness scheme because you're the deputy head and you have the authority and the sensitivity to deal with it.
Yeah, I understand that, but I can't deny that I've got sympathy with the parents.
Giving the morning-after pill to their children without their knowledge I don't think I'd be happy.
Then get over it.
The whole point of the scheme is confidentiality.
If the pupils think their parents are going to be informed, they won't bother with it.
Why do you think there are so many teenage pregnancies? I agree there needs to be an element of confidentiality, but it's not as straightforward as that.
Chris, the pupils need to know that the facility works for them, without the teachers standing in judgement.
So shall we go and rally the troops? OK.
Sexual Awareness Day! They're far too sexually aware, if you ask me.
I know we've all got different opinions about the emergency contraception scheme, but we are going ahead with it, so it's one school, one voice as far as the pupils are concerned.
Why don't we just turn the lights down and give them some mood music? If the morning-after pill had been available here when Chlo got caught out Got careless, you mean.
You what? That's a bit holier-than-thou! What, you've never made a mistake before, then? We've all made mistakes.
This is about taking responsibility for them and deciding what you really want for your future.
BELL RINGS So remember, it's one school, one voice, OK? Oh, and before I forget, there's a new boy starting today, his name is Connor Lewis and he's in your form, Tom.
Just hand out as many as you can before the bell.
But don't you think I'm gonna look like a bit of a hypocrite? No, just the opposite.
You'll be a reminder of what can happen if you're not careful.
I mean, you know if you didn't want a baby, which you obviously do It's just a visual image.
OK? Right.
Come and get your leaflets Boys can have one as well, come on.
There we go.
You have one.
Hey, don't be shy.
You don't want to get caught short.
Look at me, eh? D'you know - that's an awful thing to say about your baby.
I was only saying Oh, that you should have taken the morning-after pill? Janeece, you should think yourself very lucky and blessed that you're expecting.
You've still got time.
I don't get it.
You said you'd be OK.
It was my first time, OK? I don't need all this.
Hey, hey, it's all right.
You should've said.
Why didn't you tell me? Because I thought you wouldn't like me.
In case you thought I was a little girl.
So please, I'd be too ashamed.
Look, it was an accident, yeah? And my fault.
So I'll come with you.
Are you insane? You went back to some total strangers, years older than you? He could have been a rapist or a serial killer! I could tell he was all right, yeah? And he thought I was like a goddess or something! Er, no, Jess.
He thought the stewardess that he met in Reds who can get him free air miles was a goddess.
Oh, whatever.
Listen, OK, so I kind of need to ask you a favour.
You know this morning-after pill thing that my mum's got going on Are you flipping joking me! Again? Shhhh! Hey Charlie, I'm busy.
Look, is everything OK? It's just that Maria says you're not answering her calls.
It's none of my business.
Have you forgotten that your wife is my boss? I have to talk to her on a daily basis and she's not stupid.
Cesca, has Karen said something? She's been acting strangely all week.
I need to know.
Then why don't you ask her yourself? Maybe if you two communicated a bit more, you wouldn't be in this position.
Aw, come on babes, please, just this once.
Oh, but it's not "just this once" though, is it? I know fine.
You've already got the morning-after pill from the chemist once this week! Exactly.
That's why I need this.
I've run out of money now and I'm running out of time too.
Well, so? Go get it yourself! Yeah, all right then and the nurse tells my Mum? Or Mr Mead? I think you can see my see my problem, Vicki.
Yeah, Jess.
YOUR problem.
Oh, Vicki, you're supposed to be my mate.
I really like this guy.
You're crazy.
Whatever, just help me out today.
Will you? Well, is that a yeah?! If you're sexually active, you've got to think about using the right protection.
Condoms won't just protect you from getting pregnant, you've got to think about STIs.
Right, yeah, I will.
Soif you just give me the pill and it won't happen again.
To be blunt, Vicki, do you really know where your boyfriend's been? Who else he's been with? Umyeah.
Do you have actually have a boyfriend? Or was it just a one-night-stand sort of thing? Em oh, no, I do and he's yeah, he's fine.
You know? Take this.
Oh, actually, I'm going to have it later.
I'd rather you took it now, just to be on the safe side.
Well, I haven't had anything to eat.
That shouldn't matter.
Are you actually here on your own behalf, Vicki? I can't tell you how dangerous and irresponsible this is.
Can I ask why your friend couldn't come and see me herself? Take care, love.
Oh, hi, Vicki.
Hiya, listen, I'm drafting a letter to some concerned parents.
Can I pick your brains about the details of the scheme from your end? Oh my God! Chill.
Let me just finish up here.
Oh, yeah, OK, I'll come back at break time, when you're clear.
Yeah, great.
Right, who's next? Me.
Quietly! Mrs Fisher? Can I have a quick word? Come on, come on Are you OK? Mm-hm.
I'm sorry about this morning.
I had no right to criticise.
No, you didn't.
I just find it so And I know it affects us.
And it puts a distance between us.
It's hard.
It's hard on all of us.
Jess and Harry as well.
We've got the whole family to consider in all of this.
It just eats me up.
Wanting to be a unit, but everyone's so disparate.
So have you given up? I don't know.
Well, I think it's "make your mind up" time, don't you? Anyway I'll get back to work.
You said that you did use a condom? Yeah, but you know it burst.
In which case we have to assume it was ineffective.
And this was? The day before yesterday.
I know.
I think that she needs to come and see me.
Try and reassure her.
I'll explain all the facts, but she really shouldn't leave it to chance.
Look, what if I promise I'll watch her take it myself? No, I'm sorry, I just can't just give it to you.
We want to make sure we let the kids know that the morning-after pill isn't the whole story, so I was hoping you could touch on it in your PSHCE class.
Oh, shouldn't be too difficult.
We're doing STIs today.
Ooh, lucky you! Well, you can always take over for me if you're jealous.
Important paperwork.
Right, you want to catch his eye, yeah? Let him know that you've seen him and then hold it just a moment too long, and look away.
I might have to postpone till next week.
No, don't do that! It won't be fun.
Your parents'll be there.
You can still play, just two of us.
No offence, dude, but I'm getting a bit sick of the sight of you.
I'm not too fond of you either.
We need some fresh blood.
More money for the pot, and all that.
New boy! Fancy a game of poker tonight? Yeah, sure.
Connor, by the way.
See you later then.
What? I think that Lauren's got some sort of condition, you know.
Yeah? Hiya, here's the letter that I I can explain.
Don't bother.
I think I can figure it out.
Drug dealing now, is it? No.
I knew you were a chancer, but I didn't think you were stupid.
What's going on? Looks like you forgot to lock the door.
Caught him thieving.
I only nipped to get some water.
I wasn't trying to steal anything.
And you? I thought I already told you All I wanted was one pill.
Look, I think I know what's going on here.
How come you can only get it if you're the girl? What if I don't want a baby? Well, stealing isn't the answer.
What else was I supposed to do? We've only got a few hours left! If she doesn't want to take it, you can't make her, Ronan.
Well, YOU make her, then.
I can't put pressure on Sarah.
Nor can Mr Mead.
She has every right to her own decision.
It's her body.
But what about my rights? I hear what you're saying, but this is the kid of situation where it would help if Sarah's parents were involved.
Well, you know that's not an option.
Look, I do sympathise, Ronan.
It's a complex issue.
Look, if you can't persuade her to talk to her parents or the nurse, then get her to come to myself or Mr Mead.
It won't go any further Yeah, right.
But I can't let you off trying to steal potentially dangerous medication - under any circumstances.
Hello, Mrs Evans? Yeah, my name's Mr Mead.
I'm running a sexual health awareness scheme.
The thing is Your daughter's boyfriend's been in to see me this morning Did you even try? Yeah, I did try.
I had to sit there while she banged on about STIs and all sorts.
I would have done the same thing for you.
Only I would have done it properly.
How could I, Jess? She wanted me to take them right then and there.
Well, you could have made up an excuse, or something, or you could have pretended to take them.
But no, you just caved easily.
D'you know what? I don't believe you! You should be grateful.
You got yourself into this mess! Look, 'scuse me but who do you think you are to judge me? I'm not the one dancing around a pole in my knickers.
You know that I only did that cos I needed the money.
Well, we both know what that makes you then, don't we? You've got a nerve, Jess.
Cos d'you know what? You're on your own.
Fine! No, actually, except, you're not on your own though, are you? You've slept with, er, 14 blokes recently and you've got the nerve to call me Hey! What's going on!? Are you OK? What is going on? What do you care, eh? You can't go round hitting people, Jess.
Oh, yes, she can, cos she thinks she can do everything, stupid cow.
Shut your mouth, Vicki.
Why? Cos it's true.
You go out clubbing every night, bringing random blokes home and you expect me to cover for you.
I said shut your mouth! All right, now that is enough.
D'you know what, you're just jealous of me.
Jealous of what? You're a skank! Mr Mead Chris It's not like how she's making out.
If you and Vicki have got a personal problem, then that's your issue.
But if I catch you hitting anyone again, I'll make sure you're excluded.
# I don't have to leave any more # What I have is right here.
# Chris - security want you.
There's a parent at the gate.
Can't someone else do it? She's asking for you.
Mr Mardy-Face, I think she said.
Look, we're all the same, so was I, so was every teacher in this school, boys and girls.
Everyone has been, is, or will be embarrassed, because we don't talk about sex.
But the stark truth is, is that anyone who's having sex, or thinking about having sex, has to be equipped with one of these.
Because the condom is king.
What's Trichono-what? Don't worry about that, mate.
You need to have sex to catch that.
Shut up.
I have had sex.
Yeah? I've never seen you with a girlfriend.
Because it was a while ago.
What about now? I mean, you're a good-looking guy.
I know you shower regularly.
There must be someone you've got your eye on.
I suppose.
Who? What about Lauren? She's cute.
Don't be daft.
She don't like me any more.
Course she does.
She's giving you the eye now! Get in! It's working, look.
Yeah, I wouldn't get your hopes up, babes.
I assure you, there were letters sent out.
You send out lots of letters, but if I'd have thought you were going to teach children to have sex behind their parents' back, I'd have replied by taking Sarah out of Waterloo Road, which I intend to do right now.
What's going on? What isn't going on is more to the point! This is Claire Evans, Sarah's mum.
Look, sorry, I want to speak to the man who called me the man running this scheme.
I'm the man running the scheme, but I didn't call you.
Well, somebody did, and whoever it was told me just what's happening in this place.
I want my daughter out.
Can we talk about this calmly? I want to speak to Sarah now! If you'd just hang on one second please, Mrs Evans Did you call her, after everything I said? Don't be ridiculous.
I've got a pretty good idea who did.
Listen, if you can't support this scheme, then let me talk to Mrs Evans now.
I'll handle it.
I want to.
The facts.
The UK has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in Western Europe.
Oh, my good God.
Mum? Is this a school or a brothel? LAUGHTER Well, what's going on? I'm taking you home is what.
This is a knee-jerk reaction, Mrs Evans.
It's not going to help anyone.
This is supposed to be a place of learning where your children are protected! That's exactly why this scheme is in place.
So? Is it true? Did your so-called "boyfriend" try and get you emergency contraception today? Well, I maybe.
Why? No, but I didn't take it! And that's the problem I think we should discuss.
I know that you're upset but I have to say it's a little bit naive to think that even with all the information out there Obviously I am naive, cos I never imagined that Waterloo Road would practically encourage my daughter to be promiscuous, and then provide the necessary for any accidents.
It's not the school's fault, Mum.
So, whose is it, then? Mine.
Mine and Ronan's.
You're not telling me it was your idea? We're not thrilled at the idea of our pupils being sexually active either.
But we have to face facts.
Teenage pregnancy has been a significant problem.
Yes, in this school.
And we need to do something about it.
Then teach them about birth control.
We did use birth control, only it broke.
Oh, my God.
This is the boy? Ronan, wait outside, please.
This is about me and Sarah.
Don't even say my daughter's name, you filthy Your daughter's ace, and I would never hurt her.
We tried to do the right thing.
The right thing would have been to keep your trousers on! Sarah was too nervous to go for the morning-after pill.
Nervous? Traumatised, more like.
He didn't make me do anything.
I tried to get the pill but no-one would give it to me.
I know.
The man who called informed me.
I don't think any man called you, Mrs Evans.
I think a very worried teenager did.
Well, nobody was going to do anything.
And you pretty much said you were going to call Sarah's mum yourself if you could.
Ronan did ask me for help.
But I'm bound by strict guidelines.
Including duping the parents? We always urge girls to seek parental advice.
But we can't force them.
And Sarah wouldn't even approach an adult here so I was scared you'd find out! All right, look, why don't you two wait outside in the office, while we discuss this properly.
I have to say, I think Ronan's behaved very responsibly.
I don't care what you think, Mr Mead.
She's my daughter.
Has anyone even considered asking me what I think? Hey.
Charlie, what's wrong? Come on, let's go inside.
Just go away.
Be mad at me if you want.
But I'm just trying to do what's right by both of us.
And I'm not leaving you to take all this on your own.
Come here.
It's my job to look after my own daughter.
I should be consulted if she's going to be given medication.
Thank you.
Look, if you want the honest truth, I don't disagree with you.
This scheme's been rather imposed on me, and I've had big reservations about it, but honestly, now? I'm starting to change my mind.
And your daughter is one of the reasons why.
I know you disapprove of our scheme, Mrs Evans.
And I admit it isn't ideal, but this is a resource that Sarah needs now.
That boy's got a lot to answer for.
You know, Ronan tried to steal a pill for Sarah today.
He earned himself a load of detention, all because he was trying to help her.
And I don't imagine that it was easy for him to call you.
But he did it for a reason.
And if this initiative hadn't been in place, he wouldn't even have had that option.
Come on.
We're going to see the nurse.
A little word, yeah? You shouldn't have pretended to be me, Ronan.
She's getting the pill, isn't she? So did I do wrong? There could have been serious consequences for Sarah.
You don't even know what her relationship's like with her mum.
Have a sit down.
Look, I am not trying to judge you, Ronan.
But you need to spare a thought for Sarah.
Decisions about her own body taken out of her hands like that.
You think I'm not bothered about Sarah?! Don't you get it? That's what all this is about.
I don't want to be a dad.
But I could always do the crap thing and just walk away, but what about her? I thought she was more experienced.
She said she had a boyfriend before.
But she lied, right? She was trying to act older than what she is and now she can't handle it.
And now I feel like that's totally my fault.
This isn't about fault.
I'm the one that had sex with her.
So I can't just leave her to it, all freaked out.
My mum had me when she was a year older than Sarah.
All I ever hear is what she could have done and couldn't because I was there.
And you know what? She was right! When I have a kid, I want to love it.
Not blame it.
So I'm glad of what I did.
You can punish me, right? Sarah can hate me, her mum can call me whatever.
But I know what I did was right.
Isn't that what being a man's supposed to be all about? What do you mean you "think" she knows? She knows.
OK, well now we deal with it.
We knew this was going to happen at some stage.
Well, maybe we shouldn't see each other for a few weeks, while I see how the land lies.
See how the land lies? Charlie, you told me you loved me.
I do! But I I just hate hurting Karen.
She doesn't deserve it.
Neither do I.
I just need to see things clearly, Maria.
You know what's happened to my family this last year.
Yeah, I do, because I've been here for you, comforting you, unlike your wife.
Oh, she's hurting too.
Yeah, we both know, but nobody was going to come out of this unscathed.
Look, I am glad that she knows.
No more lies.
We move forward with dignity and we'll try to minimise the pain.
I just don't believe you, Charlie.
You said this is what you wanted.
Yes, but it's not that simple, is it? My kids have been so traumatised.
Well, I've got feelings too, and I've got kids and they adore you, and if you're going to let them down, I think you should do it sooner rather than later.
I don't want to let anyone down! Well, that, my love, isn't possible.
So you're going to have to make a decision.
I mean it, Charlie.
Don't come back until you know what you want.
Dessert? It's my favourite at the moment.
Now, you should eat five or six small meals a day, instead of one big one and that's easier on your body, it stops indigestion.
How do you know all this? You're not even pregnant yet.
I haven't got a motorbike, either, but I know you're not supposed to fill the tank with treacle.
I'm a cookery teacher.
Health and nutrition, that's what I do.
I just want it out of me, that's all.
Hey, wait till it is out.
You'll want it back inside they only get bigger! Shut up, will you? Hey, I'm only teasing.
You'll be fine.
Hormones, eh? You needn't have worried about your mum finding out.
This is a confidential resource.
Right, OK.
Erm, could I just get the pill, please? In a way I'm glad I talked to your friend.
I doubt you'd have told me yourself how many pills you'd taken this week.
Cheers, Vic.
We don't recommend that you take it more than once in such a short space of time.
You're not protecting yourself against STIs.
You shouldn't be using it for contraception.
It's for emergencies only.
D'you know what? I already know all of this.
Then take this.
And next time, use one of these.
I've said she can stay.
I have to admit, I'm still uncomfortable about the whole thing, but I suppose I've got to believe in her.
Well, I am glad about that.
We are only trying to protect the kids, we're not trying to encourage them.
Mmm, well that remains to be seen.
Thank you, Mrs Evans.
Well done.
You did a great job there.
People like her never think it's going to be their child, do they? Listen.
I'm just going to take some time out in my office.
I've got a bit of a migraine coming on.
But thanks again.
It's great working with someone I can really trust.
Right, get into pairs, please, put your aprons on.
Today, we're going to make banoffee pie.
Go on then, mate, ask her out.
What's the worst she can say? I dunno.
Come on, are you gay or what? You wish.
What about you? Why don't you ask her out? Not really my type.
Get in there though, mate.
Go on.
He's coming over! Mmm, maybe he just wants his pen back.
Hi, sorry, do you want your pen back? Yeahno.
Do you want to go out some time, hang out? Um Yeah, why not? Cool.
Oh, my God.
Did that just happen? So? Yeah, it's a done deal.
Have you made it up with Vicki yet? You should, you know.
You're good mates.
Why was she saying all that stuff about you, Jess? I haven't told her about you, if that's what you're worrying about.
Actually, it's not, no.
I'm worried about you.
Well, I thought you told me not to come to you any more.
I've come to you.
I want to know what's going on.
You see, I saw Vicki in the nurse's office this morning.
And from what she said when you were arguing, I'm guessing that she wasn't there for herself.
If you're not adult enough to go and get the morning-after pill yourself, then you're not adult enough to be having sex in the first place.
Erm, I did go and get it for myself in the end, actually.
And I don't need you to tell me.
I've got a life.
Just because you don't want me, there are plenty of people that do.
So it is true what Vicki's saying about all these different blokes? Jess, do you know how dangerous that is? Don't worry.
I've got good taste.
I think you're unhappy, and I think that you should talk to your mum about it.
You need to talk to someone.
Just not you.
Your mum needs to know.
Leave her out of it, yeah? She'd be able to help you, Jess.
If you breathe a word of this to my mum, I swear to God I will tell her everything.
Ah right, yeah, I see, I was wondering when all this would start.
I mean it.
And then you won't work here or anywhere else again, OK "Mr Mead"? Is everything OK? I'm concerned about Jess.
Shall we talk in my office? What's going on, Chris? Jess and Vicki had a barney earlier and Well, it seems that Jess isn't always where you think she is.
What do you mean? Ithink that she may have lost her way a bit.
What are you talking about? What's she done?! Confidentiality means confidentiality, right? Yes.
Then all I can say is that I'm concerned about her welfare and that I think you need to speak to her.
Problem? Er, yeah, you could say that.
What's your combination? about using it again, all right, because I'll change the lock.
Do it yourself, then.
I was only trying to be helpful.
I'm sorry.
I'm just in a really bad mood, that's all.
I noticed.
I heard you and Vicki had a bust-up.
Turns out some people have got a problem understanding that different things make different people happy.
Well, you don't look very happy.
Well, you wouldn't understand.
Try me.
All right.
Er So what do you do if you really like somebody, and you kind of know that they like you or that they would like you if they gave it a chance Can I guess we're not talking about Vicki now? I don't know, Jess.
Just wait it out? You can't force someone to notice you.
You've just got to be yourself and hope for the best.
Yeah, but what if they've just got the complete wrong idea about you? And you've just made an idiot out of yourself, and you really, really wish that you hadn't? Just tell the truth, I suppose.
Good luck with it anyway.
Can I have a word? As what, a mum or a teacher? Both.
Oh, come on, I thought we were getting closer? I thought we'd moved on.
Yeah? I know it's hard to be my daughter in this school.
So you say.
I've always given you a lot of space, Jess, especially s Go on, say it - especially since Bex went? What's this about, Mum? Look, I am sorry that I've been a little bit moody or whatever.
I want to know why you fell out with Vicki.
Why? What do you know about me and Vicki? Mr Mead was around when you had words, and he was concerned.
Well, what exactly did he say? Enough to worry me.
He didn't betray your confidence, but he is concerned about your well-being.
You should be grateful.
He obviously cares about you.
So what's going on, Jess? Are you sleeping around? That has got absolutely nothing to do with you, OK? I'm entitled to have boyfriends.
Boyfriends, plural? One that matters.
So why haven't you brought him home? You can't turn me into the perfect daughter just because you screwed things up with Bex.
I do my own thing, I go out, I am my own person.
No, you are 16 and you're still my daughter.
You are such a hypocrite, do you know that? All you ever go on about here is empowering people, and people running their own lives and stuff, what with this morning-after pill and that, but when it's me I was frightened to crowd you like I did Bex, because I didn't want you ending up the same way.
And yet here we are.
Oh, my God, and you say we're moving forward? We are in exactly the same place - you comparing me to Bex, always thinking that I'm going to mess things up just like she did.
Well, isn't that what you're doing?! DOOR OPENS Thought you might be a bit peckish.
You didn't eat your lunch.
Aw, that's dead thoughtful of you.
Also, Chlo says you can have Izzy's old baby clothes - they're in the loft - and the buggy.
I knew there was something wrong.
Tom, I feel like such a fake! Everyone's banging on about this baby and I've not even thought about it.
I mean, I figured I was doing all right.
I've got a job and everything.
Hey, you're doing brilliantly! But all I'm doing is living for now.
I mean, in a couple of months I'm going to have another person to look after.
A real person.
It's called having a baby.
Shut up! What've I been thinking?! Oh, dear, it's only natural to feel a bit panicked.
I mean Chlo was And Chlo didn't want one either, and you know it.
She only made the best with Donte.
She loves Izzy now, Janeece, she wouldn't change her for the world.
She was too young.
I'm only a year older and I haven't got a Donte to help me out.
You'll find a way.
You don't get it.
I don't want it.
I don't want this baby.
Chris? You've discussed us with Chris? Have you been listening? It was Chris who told me about what our daughter's been up to.
Of course I discussed it with him.
You weren't around.
I was teaching.
I mean at night, when she's been out, risking her neck.
We both know what we're talking about, here.
So why don't we just say it, eh? No, you say it, because I'm more concerned about our daughter than I am about your sordid little affair.
It's not sordid.
Spare me the details.
I really don't want to hear about it! No, you don't want to hear about anything.
And that's part of the problem.
So it's my fault, is it? I don't know how to reach you any more, Karen.
And I'm sick of being alone.
Then why don't you just pack your bags and leave? I can manage on my own.
Erm Josh, d'you know about what you were saying earlier? Well, like when? Like, what about tonight? I can't do tonight.
I'm going to Finn's, playing poker it's guys only.
Who said it's guys only? If you've got some cash, it's cool.
A fiver in, yeah? Sure, why not? Do you even know how to play? No, but you can teach me.
I'm a fast learner.
Ronan, have you seen Jess anywhere? No.
How are you feeling? A lot better in some ways.
Look, I'm sorry I was hard on you.
It's my own fault you called my mum and I'm actually glad you did.
But, Ronan, I can't see you any more.
What, she said that? No, she didn't.
I did.
I thought you said you understood.
I do.
And it's like a weight off my shoulders.
So why can't we be together? Look, it's not my mum finding out, it's how I felt before she knew.
Yeah, that's only cos it went wrong.
Well, yeah, but not just that.
So, OK, we don't need to do anything you don't want to do.
I can't go back.
Look, it's not your fault.
You're great in just the way you've been, I've realised I'm just not ready for all this.
But I'd like to be friends.
Like you said, we can't go back.
I'm sorry.
Yeah, so am I.
Everything all right, Ronan? She's finished with me! She's not even angry any more, and she's still finished with me.
Seems like I made her see sense.
Well, I reckon you taught me a thing or two today as well.
You should be proud of yourself.
Well done, me.
Listen, please.
Just wait, just please, just hear me out, OK.
I'm sorry.
You're right, I know.
I've been acting totally crazy and I know that and I just kind of dragged you into it to make it seem not as pathetic or summat, I don't know.
I just kind of felt I could make it seem like it was fun.
No, it's not fun, Jess, it's gross.
I know.
I know that, and that's how I feel inside.
Did you go to see the nurse? Yeah, and I'm sorry, I should never have even asked you.
It's that bloke you met.
You can't have him, so you're going to have everyone.
Sort of, yeah.
But I kind of feel like maybe I can have him.
What, so you're still seeing him? Well, he came to me right, and he was like I don't want you seeing any other blokes, so I was like, well you should have thought about that before you dumped me but inside I was like, yes! He is bad news.
Look what he's done to you! No, he's really not, you've no idea, seriously, you've no idea what he has risked for me.
Well, what, he's married? No, he's completely single.
You just don't understand.
Well, then tell me.
I can't, I just can't right now.
Look, just come back with me and watch a DVD, do something normal.
No, no.
I just need to go to him right now and just tell him how I feel, and then if he wants to give it a chance, then so do I.
BELL RINGS I didn't expect to see you back so soon.
Come in.
Ha! Mine, all mine! DOORBELL RINGS I'm starting to wish I'd never invited you! Don't worry, I'll rub some of my luck onto you.
Eh? Your deal next.
So, how was your first day, then? Yeah, it was good.
Reckon I'll fit in.
So, I never knew that you fancied me.
Neither did I.
Until recently.
But I've always liked you.
You're cool.
Oh, thanks.
So are you.
The boys are here, the boys! All right? Me and Jonah thought we might come after all.
Cool, mate, long as you've got some cash on you.
I thought it was going to be a girl-free zone.
No offence.
None taken.
Josh invited me.
What? Right, I'll get some more drinks.
I will help you.
Here, I'll get some glasses.
That's all right, us blokes do drink from the can.
Oh, well, what else do you blokes do? Eh? DOOR CLOSES Is Jess home? No.
What about Dad? Has something happened? No, it's nothing for you to worry about.
Don't eat those, Harry.
You know they're rubbish.
There's some fruit in the bowl.
No, it's all right.
I'm going to my room.
Hello? It's me.
Jess, what are you doing here? I need to talk to you explain.
All right, come to the first floor.
Yeah, I know, I've been here before, remember.
Your parents are really worried about, you know that? So, what about you? Yeah and me, course I am.
Why do you think I talked to your mum about it? Because you feel something for me.
Why else would you risk your job? Why would you come and see me when you think that there were other blokes? Because what you are doing is dangerous, and I feel responsible.
I know that I've been stupid, OK? But it's just because well, you said that nothing could happen, and I thought you meant it, and I I did mean it.
I do.
You're playing with fire, Jess.
I know what that club is like.
Yeah? So why haven't you told my mum that bit? You can grass me up, but keep yourself out of it.
I wanted to tell her as soon as I found out who you were, but you asked me not to.
Well, what do I know? I'm just a little kid, aren't I? Yes, actually, you are.
And it's becoming more and more obvious how vulnerable you really are.
You need help, Jess.
I need you.
You're right I'm unhappy.
I am.
Bex has gone and it feels like she's the biggest thing in our family.
It's like they don't care about anybody else, do you know what I mean? And sometimes I just feel like I'm disappearing.
But when I go out and meet people that like me, it just makes me feel special for once.
None of them guys hang around.
And neither do I, I mean, I don't want them to find out I that I'm just a nobody.
You're not a nobody.
I don't care, because the whole time I'm just wishing that they were somebody else.
Jess I'm so sorry Are you saying that you could never feel the same way? That is exactly what I am saying.
What about if I wasn't at school? It is never going to happen.
Now I want you to call your mum and tell her that you're safe.
OK, love, well, just come home Yeah, we'll talk about it later.
Yeah, don't be afraid.
I love you.
It's over.
With Maria.
I've ended it.
Well, what do you want me to be? Grateful? Do you realise what kind of a night I've had, what kind of a day, what kind of a year I've had? Yes, I do, Karen.
That's why it started and that's why it's over.
And there's me doing the whole Sexual Awareness thing at school and it's my family sleeping with half of Britain! Where's Jessie? She's at a friend's.
When did it start with Maria? About six months ago.
How could you?! I told you, I was lonely.
What do you think I was, you selfish man? I know.
I'm sorry.
Karen, I so didn't want it to be like this.
Well, how did you want it to be? Oh, just go away.
Go back to your girlfriend who understands you, because you have made a mockery of everything we had! No! No, I want it back.
That's why I'm here.
And that's why I'm not ready to give up on us.
Listen, I know I've been selfish and I'm so, so, sorry.
I just didn't realise how distant we'd become, sweetheart.
And how every waking hour with you made my heart break for Bex.
And how angry I was and how that, how that transferred to you.
You blame me? No no, love.
I blame both of us.
I couldn't run away from myself now, could I? HE VOMITS I don't have any answers here but I love my family very, very much.
And I want to make this work if you do.
Joshy's got a hot date with Lauren tonight.
You ever touch me again and I'll kill you! You can't pretend you'd be OK with it if you found out your lad that was kissing boys.
I seen you leaving his flat the other day.
I know there's something going on between you two.
He's lying, Dad.
I don't know what he's going on about.
Why can't you just tell them, Josh?! We can't all knock out babies like they're going out of fashion.
Vicki, please, just don't say anything.
Why? He's a pervert and everyone should know.

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