Whilst appearing on a chat show discussing a year in lockdown Michael and David are pained to discover someone they respect is not a fan of their work. David's plans to go to work and Michael's plans to visit a friend abroad are both scuppered by last minute travel rule changes. Some news regarding a work opportunity for the pair turns sour.
The cast of a play - the cream of the crop of British acting talent - are furloughed when their upcoming West End production is suddenly brought to a halt. The series follows the cast as they try their best to keep the rehearsals on track in lockdown.