In order to celebrate her appointment as Minister of Health in the Shadow Cabinet, the ambitious politician Janet invites close friends and co-workers to her London city center. When her husband Bill burst out with an explosive confession, the party takes a surprising turn. Suddenly, the other guests also reveal long-held secrets, which call into questioning relationships, friendships, political beliefs, and life-plans. Within a short space of time, the cultivated atmosphere tumbles into an emotional chaos of mutual accusations. While in the oven the appetizers burn, fly in the living room the shreds like the whiskey glasses and the party unsteady to the big bang too.