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A RADIO NEWS BROADCAST IS IN PROGRESS NEWSREADER .... descriptions have been widely circulated, but police believe the runaway couple may still be in the locality, And now a look at tomorrow's weather THE RADIO IS SWITCHED OFF. ALEXIS (Frightened)You see, they know we haven't gone far. Oh, they'll find us, Simon, they will. SIMON How can they? They'll never think of looking here. ALEXIS Hold me, Simon. THE SOUND OF A DOOR OPENING AND MOVEMENT IN ANOTHER PART OF THE HOUSE. ALEXIS What was that? Oh God, they're here. SIMON Quick, into the broom cupboard. SOUND OF THEM GETTING HURRIEDLY INTO THE BROOM CUPBOARD, AND CLOSING THE DOOR. VOICES, INDISTINCT, CAN BE HEARD FROM ANOTHER PART OF THE HOUSE. BERT No sign of them in here, Charlie. CHARLIE If you ask me, we're wasting our time. They've made a clean getaway. BERT Let's try upstairs. CHARLIE You try. You're younger than I am. FOOTSTEPS COMING UP THE STAIRS. ALEXIS (Close) Simon, he's coming up. He'll find us. SIMON (Close, whispering) Sh. Just keep quiet. Don't move. A DOOR OPENING. FOOTSTEPS IN THE ROOM. CHARLIE (Distant)Any sign up there, Bert? BERT (Calling)Doesn't seem to be. CHARLIE Come on, let's pack it in. FOOTSTEPS COME CLOSE AND STOP. A SILENCE. BERT Ok, I'm coming. FOOTSTEPS LEAVING THE ROOM, GOING DOWNSTAIRS. A DOOR CLOSING DOWNSTAIRS. THE CUPBOARD DOOR OPENS. SIMON (Loud) Whoopee! Yarroo! We've done it! A SHORT SILENCE INTERIOR CAR SOUND. BERT AND CHARLIE ARE IN THE CAR. BERT It beats me, Charlie. Where the hell are they? CHARLIE Search me, Bert. Still, it's not our worry, is it? EXTERIOR CAR SOUNDS, FADING INTO THE DISTANCE.