I needed to write this down as it was rattling around my head stopping me from sleeping. Please excuse the formatting.
V/O ‘Thiamine and vitamin B. I’m sure that there are people out there who take only these two medications and who aren’t alcoholics. But I’m yet to meet one.’
Panel – Overhead shot of a dishevelled man sprawled out in a very untidy room
V/O ‘The interesting thing about alcoholics is they don’t normally drink themselves into unconsciousness, which is why I’m concerned that the man laying on the floor in front of me, whose only medications are thiamine and vitamin B, isn’t moving.’
V/O ‘The medication isn’t my only clue he’s an alcoholic.’
Panel call outs – An empty bottle of Tennants Super. Nicotine stained fingers. Fag burns on the carpet. The shirt buttoned up lop-sided. Dried urine stains on the trousers.
V/O ‘And then I see the thing that is going to make this a very long night indeed’.
Panel call out – Two sealed up fang marks to the neck.