Young miner's widow Nancy Harper works in a sweet shop to support her little daughter, who is killed when accidentally struck by the car driven by Walter Daymer. Nancy drifts into an affair with Walter, not suspecting that he is already married.
Joey, a performer in Bancroft's circus, also keeps performing fleas of his own. One day a flea speaks to him and persuades him to go public with a microphone. The flea's act is a great success, but not everybody is pleased with its message.
The night before the wedding, the Bride-to-be can't stop worrying about foolish doubts about her future husband, keeping her parents up all night. Meanwhile, the Groom is having second thoughts as his flatmate and a party girl distract him.
A man is facing a crisis with his neurotic wife, dropout son and bullying, oily boss, who he must suffer while facing office personnel cutbacks. When his job and wife slip away,he finds some redemption in his son's plans for a new life.