The party are heading for Bannu to put on a show, first by train and then by jeep, which breaks down in the desert. Knowledge that tribesmen killed British soldiers there fifty years earlier does not inspire confidence. And then some local tribesmen appear. The concert party sit down to talk with them with Rangi acting as interpreter. When the khan learns that they are a 'road show' he confuses them with the 'Road' film series, popular at the time, leading to Solly impersonating Bing Crosby and the company's drag queen Gunner 'Gloria' Beaumont doing a version of Dorothy Lamour - which goes down rather too well.