Tom Pascoe, an ordinary man has a bad marriage and despite giving his wife everything she wants, she betrays him.
She wants a house-warming party at their period cottage home in a small village just outside Canterbury, Kent where she can show off her home to her ‘up-market’ friends. Pascoe goes along with her wishes but on the day of the party he discovers his wife ‘inflagrante delicto’ with one of his work colleagues. He flips and throws the couple out into the street in front of their ‘friends’. His wife takes her revenge by running up sizeable credit card debt in his name.
Faced with ruin and bankruptcy through no fault of his own, Pascoe decides not to go quietly but to revenge himself on the system that has contrived to place him in his precarious position by inventing his own virtual bank and issuing money in its name.