High Hopes: Slice-of-life look at a sweet working-class couple in London, Shirley and Cyril, his mother, who\'s aging quickly and becoming forgetful, mum\'s ghastly upper-middle-class neighbors, and Cyril\'s pretentious sister and philandering husband. Shirley wants a baby, but Cyril, who reads Marx and wants the world to be perfect, is reluctant. Cyril\'s mum locks herself out and must ask her snooty neighbors for help. Then Cyril\'s sister Valerie stages a surprise party for mum\'s 70th birthday, a disaster from start to finish. Shirley holds things together, and she and Cyril may put aside her Dutch cap after all.
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 into a life of crime. Refusing to take the loss of their pensions lying down and to fade away into their declining years, our characters decide to fight back. They decide to take back what was theirs in the first place. They decide to start robbing banks.
An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.