SERIES 2 EPISODE 7
Will asks Beth if she can cover his nightcalls as he wants to
help celebrate the local footie win. She says no, she's meeting an old
Beth gets ready and leaves the house, just missing a phonecall from Michael - he
leaves a message on her answer phone telling her he is caught in traffic and
will be late. Who is Michael and isn't Beth supposed to be meeting a girlfriend?
Isabel arrives at the pub looking for Beth. She is disappointed when Jack tells
her she went to meet up with an old friend whom she hasn't seen for ages.
Beth meets Michael at a hotel, he is late but she forgives him and they settle
down to dinner. The atmosphere is edgy with Beth having the upper hand. Beth
says she hasn't forgiven him for having her fired from the job she loved. He
said he did it because he loved her and couldn't bare to be near her when he
knew their affair couldn't continue for the sake of his wife, Antonia. Beth is
surprised when Michael tells her he and Antonia have split.
Jack and Will enjoy the post match drink, even though Will is on call. They talk
about women and Will offers his advice to Jack about Beth. James calls them both
upstairs when Chloe collapses. They tell her she has to take things easy and
stop working in the pub and running around after everyone. Will offers Jack a
lift home but he doesn't accept , he's going to Beth's to tell her he loves her.
WILL: You have to tell them you love them at least once a
month otherwise they'll think you're taking them for granted
After dinner Beth and Michael are in a position to take things further but
Beth backs out. She tells Michael she can't do this and leaves. On her way home
in bad weather she is stopped by Sean, a boy who tells her he and his friend
Lisa have been hurt in a car crash. Lisa is still trapped in the car in the
forest. Beth goes to check Lisa, she is in a bad way. Her mobile is out of range
so she tells Sean to take her car and drive to the nearest town and call for
help. Sean takes Beth's car and dumps it near a hotel, leaving Beth and Lisa
alone in the forest.
Jack arrives at Beth's house and is surprised to find she isn't home yet. He
falls asleep on her sofa. When morning comes he is concerned that she is still
not home. He tries Beth's mobile but there is no answer. Jack calls Isabel who
is still asleep. Isabel says she is sure Beth is ok and tells Jack to go home.
Isabel assumes Beth has just stayed with Michael. Isabel arrives at Beth's and
tells Jack she is taking him home as Beth won't want him cluttering around when
she gets home. Before they leave Jack spots a message on the answer phone.
Despite Isabel telling him not to; Jack listens to the message. It is the one
Michael left for Beth the night before. Jack figures out where she has been.
Isabel tries to cover for Beth but Jack sees through it - he is gutted.
JACK: She hasn't been with a girlfriend at all, that was
just a blind. Well at least we know she hasn't wrapped her car around a tree.
Beth is in trouble as the weather conditions worsen. She tells Lisa that she
found a farmhouse and that an ambulance will arrive soon. She hasn't found
anybody but is trying to keep Lisa's spirits up. Meanwhile Sean's brother is
concerned about him but keeps it a secret that Sean has been involved in a car
accident. However his girlfriend is worried that other people may have been
involved and she calls for a doctor.
Will gets a call from the police. They tell him that they have found Beth's car.
Will goes to Beth's house and tells Jack what the police said - Jack asks him to
take him to where the car is. They drive to the spot and find it parked outside
the hotel. Jack tells Will about Michael and says now Beth can't even lie about
where she spent the night.
Will gets called to see Sean. They tell him about the crash. Will alerts the
police and they organise a search party when Sean reveals that someone else was
involved in the crash. Jack and Will decide to help with the search party.
Despite all Beth's efforts; Lisa dies. Weak and tired Beth is now alone to find
her way out of this mess.
Jack and Will find the car and are confuses when they find surgical syringes by
the side of it. They find Lisa's body and Jack tells Will to go and phone the
police. After checking for Lisa's vital signs, Jack steps down and treads on a
medical bag. He looks at it and something registers - it is Beth's. He screams
her name and finds her propped up against a tree. She is barely awake but she is
o.k. They realise they have both mistrusted eachother, they call it quits and
Beth asks Jack to marry her!! He is shocked but his smile says 'Yes'!!