Hilda's washing machine breaks down. Emily tells Ray that Deirdre knows who her attacker was. Harry Brown, the repair man, finds a button in the machine and gives Hilda a £6 bill for his troubles. Ray forces Deirdre to tell him that the man tried to rape her. She tells him she feels dirty and refuses to tell him who she thinks the man is. Mike invites Bet out for a meal but she refuses. Annie is upset that Billy is going back to Jersey so soon. Stan thinks that Hilda can take in washing to make some extra money. The paper carries a report of a man attacking another woman. Deirdre tells Ray it was the same man.