Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual morality and social convention have been broken down, Kay, Helen, Viv and Duncan enjoy a freedom never experienced before.
Mole, Water Rat, Badger and Mr. Toad pursue merry adventures in a charming adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's tale of animals who behave like Edwardian gentlemen in a world gone slightly mad. Matt Lucas stars as the exuberant Mr. Toad, along with Bob Hoskins as Badger, Mark Gatiss as Rat and Lee Ingleby as Mole. Anna Maxwell Martin, Jim Carter and Imelda Staunton round out this star-studded cast.
The number of guests has shrunk to five after yet another murder, and the remaining few have lost nearly all hope of survival. With further acts of terrible violence all but guaranteed, they decide to revel in their final hours. But will help from the mainland arrive at last?