Two out of work
actors-the anxious, luckless Marwood (Paul McGann)and is acerbic, alcoholic
friend, Whitnail (Richard E. Grant)-spend their days drifting between their
squalid flat. The unemployment office and the pub. When tey take a holiday “by
mistake” a the country house of Whitnail’s flamboyantly gay uncle, Momty, they
encounter the unpleasant side of the English Countryside: tedium, terrifying
locals and torrential rain.