Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law-abiding, retired couple Arthur and Martha Goode (Bernard Hill and Virginia McKenna) into a life of crime. Refusing to simply accept the loss of their pensions or to fade away into their declining years, they decide to fight back. Under the invisible cloak of old age they might be able to help save their community and maybe get away with it?