At the end of the First World War, Stanley Baldwin is a rising star in the Conservative Party.
Liverpool mother Mary Morris is desperately trying to find her son in Canada.
It is 1923, and Baldwin faces an election.
In Wakefield, miner and trade union activist Horace Holmes is campaigning for better wages.
The General Strike means very different things to prime minister Stanley Baldwin and trade union activist Horace Holmes, whose family is about to suffer a terrible blow.
The Holmes family are reeling from the loss of their beloved daughter Nellie.
Baldwin takes on the press barons.
Stanley Baldwin and Horace Holmes, two very different men, must at last face up to their responsibilities both at home and work.