Jessica,the second Mrs Saunders,arrives with her new husband John at his country estate. Very much left to her own devices she is unnerved by the power that Consuela,the sinister Spanish housekeeper,seems to wield,comparing her unfavourably to John's first wife and forbidding her to enter a mysterious locked room. Only Richard,the understanding estate manager,seems to be on her side until one night,convinced that Consuela is trying to poison her,Jessica takes drastic and deadly action.
Whilst delivering toilet rolls to a recording studio small time crook Keith pockets a demo tape by newly disbanded group Toy Department,which he takes to a promoter, Brian. Together they have a chart hit with the 'mystery' group but complications arise when Brian wants a live tour - which involves Keith fire-bombing the venues - and then a personal appearance by the group. With Keith's probation officer tumbling to the scam and the real lead singer of Toy Department confronting him, Keith soon finds himself on the run - but with two hundred and fifty thousand pounds.