Ken continues the play rehearsals and is coerced into giving Pamela Dickenson a lift home because of the escapee. Convict Frank Riley traps Val in No.14. He tells her to sit still. Annie tries to stir it with Ena about Effie but gets short shrift. Len passes on to the regulars the news that the police are concentrating their search on Victoria Street where Riley used to live with a woman. To protect the twins, Val tells Riley she has no children and has only just married. A nervous Elsie goes to No. 3 with some chips so as not to be alone but decides to go to the Rovers instead. Dickie escorts her there. Riley spots a photo of the twins but Val claims they're her niece and nephew. Det. Insp. Sharp calls into the Rovers and tells Len there's no trace of Riley in Victoria Street but they think he's in the immediate vicinity. Val tries to alert Ena by banging on the water pipes under the sink but she's still in the pub, being advised to stay on by Len. Val is terrified when Peter wakes ...