An effective drama which stars Carney as a worker whose opinions on labor-saving technology get him fired from his job. Ashamed, and hoping to avoid panic, he fails to inform his family until after his daughter's wedding. A tragic accident involving his new son-in-law drives him deeper
into depression. He is finally pulled out of his despair by the birth of a grandson, which gives him a ray of hope for the future. A genuine slice of life from among the English working classes.