Romeo Quinn (Owen Warner) is out on bail but with evidence stacking up against him for Mac Nightingale’s murder, his dad James Nightingale (Gregory Finnegan) decides that Romeo needs to flee the country as soon as possible.

Meanwhile as Lily McQueen (Lauren McQueen) begins her recovery in hospital, her friends Peri Lomax and Yazz Maalik put their differences aside to go and visit her. When Lily’s estranged husband Prince (Malique Thompson-Dwyer) discovers from the pair that Lily has had a relapse, he also wants to go and see her but will he be able to?

Elsewhere, Juliet Quinn (Niamh Blackshaw) is heartbroken when she sees her big brother Romeo with his bags packed and knows the only way to get him to stick around is to tell him that Lily is in hospital.

Lily McQueen and Romeo Quinn

A worried Romeo races straight to see Lily but when he tells her that he’s being forced to leave the village to avoid being banged up, Lily is utterly shattered.

Lily McQueen and Romeo Quinn

Romeo and Lily say an emotional goodbye

After saying an emotional farewell, he prepares to leave but just as he’s making his way out of the hospital, a hand taps him on the shoulder.

He turns around to see Lily who tells him, if he’s leaving, she’s coming with him! Will the pair manage to get away before the police catch up with Romeo?

Hollyoaks is shown weekdays on C4 at 6.30pm with the next episode following on E4