Dom (John Thaw) is the 30-year-old pseudo revolutionary whose main goals are to sleep with women and spout Marxist and Leninist slogans. He is kidnapped by party members and, in a warehouse, is subjected to a trial by his peers. They believe he is only paying lip service to the movement and is not a true revolutionary.
The trial is interrupted when word of an impending police raid reaches the gathering. Stock footage of the 1968 Paris riots is used judiciously to enhance the spirit of revolutionary fervor