The First World War is looming...in the house of Sir Harry, the family and staff are making plans for the war. Daddy is posted to the effort as General of the Bootlaces. Meanwhile, Virginia and Tina, the maid are off on a suffragette march. As the house prepares itself for war, Otto Klanger, the new footman joins the staff - but is he all he seems? After all, he does have a rather strange accent...